Politician Peter Laurence's private life is falling apart. Shamelessly untroubled by guilt or remorse, he seeks to further his own agenda whilst others plot to bring him down. Can he out-run his own secrets to win the ultimate prize?
Cast: Hugh Laurie, Iain De Caestecker, Helen McCrory, Olivia Vinall, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Jennifer Hennessy, Anna Francolini, Tony Pitts, Danny Ashok, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Emma Cunniffe, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Millie Brady, Katie Leung, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Kate Lamb, Yolanda Kettle, Alice McMillan, Nicholas Rowe, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Pip Torrens, Natalie Dew, Saskia Reeves, Crystal Clarke, Sarah Greene, Adelle Leonce, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Amie Francis, Patricia Hodge, Teresa Banham, Guy Henry
With the Prime Minister in trouble, Peter makes a shocking announcement to the nation. Is this the end for him or the start of something new?
Peter is the defendant at the family dinner table. As friends, family, employees, and even a dead person turn against him, he follows his motto: "keep moving forward."
As Charmian digs into Peter's political past in Washington DC, troubles arise at home as Peter's family discovers his affair.
Peter Laurence is a charismatic government minister on the verge of promotion to high office. He is also celebrating a win in a newspaper libel case. But an inmate at a women's prison claims to have a secret about Peter's past that could affect his future.