A Very British Coup

TitleA Very British Coup
Year for Search1982
AuthorsMullin, Chris[topher John](b. 1947)
Tertiary AuthorsMullin, Chris
Date Published1982
PublisherHodder and Stoughton
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

The left wins an election and the establishment works to overthrow it. A sequel is The Friends of Harry Perkins. London: Scribner, 2019 that is primarily a political novel set in the dystopia that Brexit has produced with a potential war between China and the U. S. in the background.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. London: Corgi, 1988; and London: Politicos, 2001. 

Info Notes

The novel was the basis of two television series. The first was directed by Mick Jackson (b. 1943) with a screenplay by Alan Plater (1935-2010) and broadcast on the U.K. channel 4 in 1988 as A Very British Coup. The second was directed by Ed Fraiman and written by Robert Jones and broadcast on channel 4 in 2012 as Secret State

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(b. 1947)

Full Text

1982 Mullin, Chris[topher John] (b. 1947). A Very British Coup. London: Hodder and Stoughton. Rpt. London: Corgi, 1988; and London: Politicos, 2001. The novel was the basis of two television series. The first was directed by Mick Jackson (b. 1943) with a screenplay by Alan Plater (1935-2010) and broadcast on the U.K. channel 4 in 1988 as A Very British Coup. The second was directed by Ed Fraiman and written by Robert Jones and broadcast on channel 4 in 2012 as Secret State. MoU-St

Dystopia in which the left wins an election and the establishment works to overthrow it. A sequel is The Friends of Harry Perkins. London: Scribner, 2019 that is primarily a political novel set in the dystopia that Brexit has produced with a potential war between China and the U. S. in the background.