The Ambassador

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Original run: 4 Jan 1998 – 30 May 1999

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Drama

Network: BBC one UK

Watched by: 3 of 673 425 0%

Total running time: 10 hours 50 minutes

Episode duration: 50 minutes

MyShows rating: 1 of 5 1


"The Ambassador" follows the private and political problems facing the UK ambassador to Ireland, Harriet Smith (Pauline Collins - Shirley Valentine, City of Joy). She has to deal with international political skullduggery, child custody cases, Anglo-Irish relations as well as the affairs of her family. She is assisted by a team including John Stone (Denis Lawson - Star Wars,Local Hero), an MI5 agent in charge of embassy security as well as unofficial intelligence gathering.

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