GEM screens original House of Cards (UK)
Before there was Frank Underwood there was Francis Urquhart.
Before there was Frank Underwood there was Francis Urquhart as played by Ian Richardson in the original British production of House of Cards.
The 4 part series aired in 1990 in the UK and became the basis for the US adaptation.
GEM will screen this series on Tuesday nights from tomorrow, if you were interested in comparing with the Netflix series, featuring Kevin Spacey.
Urquhart is the perfect politician. Impeccably diplomatic, charming, admired, trusted and respected by all. But events are about to spark his ambition. When he is passed over for promotion by a new party leader, he hatches a dastardly plot revenge.
8:40pm Tuesday on GEM