• Publication date: July 7, 2014

The Special Relationship

Focusing on the years from 1997 to early 2001, before the tragedy of 9/11, and as soon as the American elections were decided in favor of George W. Bush, ‘The Special Relationship’ examines the alliance between British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the US President in office…

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2010

MBC Max:

September 16, 2014 16:30 (KSA) ~ September 16, 2014 15:30 (CLT)

Focusing on the years from 1997 to early 2001, before the tragedy of 9/11, and as soon as the outcome of the American elections was decided in favor of George W. Bush, ‘The Special Relationship’ takes an insider’s look at the alliance between British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the incumbent US President…

Mostly detailing his strong bond to Bill Clinton who supported Blair until he became Britain’s premiere, and their joint stances on many memorable occasions, ending with their opposition to the atrocities in Kosovo and the turbulence ushered in with Lewinsky scandal…

Starring:

  • Michael Sheen as Tony Blair
  • Dennis Quaid as Bill Clinton
  • Hope Davis as Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Helen McCrory as Cherie Blair
  • Chris Wilson as Gordon Brown
  • Marc Rioufol as Jacque Chirac
  • Adam Godley as Jonathan Powell

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

Rating:  TV-14