House of Cards

A dark satire on English politics about a conniving Conservative Party chief whip who tries to unseat the new Prime Minister. Andrew Davies won an Emmy for his script. Based on Michael Dobbs' novel of the same name.

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Season 1, Episode 2 House of Cards

First Aired: April 1, 1991

Part 2 of four. Conniving chief whip Francis Urquhart (Ian Richardson) further weakens the Prime Minister by leaking a Tory report to the press. Susannah Harker, David Lyon. The script scored an Emmy.

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  • Premiered: November 18, 1990
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: A dark satire on English politics about a conniving Conservative Party chief whip who tries to unseat the new Prime Minister. Andrew Davies won an Emmy for his script. Based on Michael Dobbs' novel of the same name. (more)

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