The Ambassador

The Ambassador Series
Premiere: 1998 - 1999
Network: BBC One
Sessons: 2
Full Episodes: 13
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Full Show Summary

Harriet Smith (Pauline Collins), the new British ambassador to Ireland, desperately wants to make her mark in this historically difficult posting and try to put the tragic murder of her husband behind her. Harriet wants to be just and fair in her dealings with the Irish government and to try to make the relationship between the two governments less adversarial in nature. However, the situation is made considerably worse for her and her trusted assistant, John Stone (Denis Lawson), by her son Nate who refuses to accept the consequences of her new ambassadorial role and still blames her for his fathers death.
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Date Aired The Ambassador Episodes
Season 1
04 January 1998 Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot
11 January 1998 Season 1, Episode 2: Refugee
18 January 1998 Season 1, Episode 3: Nine Tenths of the Law
25 January 1998 Season 1, Episode 4: A Cluster of Betrayals
01 February 1998 Season 1, Episode 5: Trade
08 February 1998 Season 1, Episode 6: Playing God
Season 2
18 April 1999 Season 2, Episode 1: The Road to Nowhere
25 April 1999 Season 2, Episode 2: Vacant Possession
2 May 1999 Season 2, Episode 3: A Foreign Affair
09 May 1999 Season 2, Episode 4: Cost Price
16 May 1999 Season 2, Episode 5: Unholy Alliance
23 May 1999 Season 2, Episode 6: A Matter of Life and Death
30 May 1999 Season 2, Episode 7: Getting Away with Murder