First Shown: 28th September 2003
Format: 90 minute drama
Character Played: Charlie Whelan (supporting role)
Synopsis: Directed by Stephen Frears, The Deal dramatises the infamous dinner at the Islington restaurant, Granita, almost ten years ago during which Gordon Brown - the heir-apparent to John Smith, who had recently died - apparently agreed to step aside to allow his friend Tony Blair to lead the Labour Party.
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Links: IMDb Entry | Channel 4 microsite
26th April 2004: The Deal wins a BAFTA
The Deal was named best single drama at the BAFTA's on the 18th of April.