The Emmy Award winning movie from the BBC starring acclaimed actor David Suchet. Available for the first time on DVD.
This is the story of the final days of Robert Maxwell, a modern ruler whose flamboyant lifestyle lead to his demise - a media mogul who ultimately succumbed to his own ambition.
It's the early 1990s and Maxwell's media empire includes some of the most famous names in the media landscape: Macmillan Publishing to national newspapers like the Daily Mirror and the New York Daily News. His financial director witnesses Maxwell's financial shenanigans during his fierce rivalry with fellow mogul Rupert Murdoch as he optimistically pursues his glamorous secretary Andrea Martin and alienates his wife. By the end the previously omnipotent Maxwell, who was able to have bankers, suppliers and competitors... More »