A timeless British satire about power, corruption, and madness set during the turbulent Thatcher years, G.B.H. earned nine BAFTA awards nominations in 1991, and features wonderful lead performances by Robert Lindsay and Michael Palin. The 7-episode miniseries follows an epic power struggle between an unassuming schoolteacher (Palin) and a corrupt, ambitious politician (Lindsay). It begins innocently enough: a politician calls a strike, the headmaster of a local school inadvertently sabotages it, and the men are soon caught in a power struggle. In his BAFTA-winning role, Lindsay is brilliant as the corrupt, egomaniacal Labour party leader Michael Murray. Palin is similarly superb as the principled, mild-mannered Jim Nelson. They are unlikely but inexorable foes, and as their conflict escalates, so do the risks. Nelson suffers from debilitating anxiety attacks. Murray hides a tormented past, and the arrival of a beautiful woman (Rome's Lindsay Duncan) further complicates matters. With a BAFTA-winning soundtrack by Elvis Costello and Richard Harvey, this richly woven, acclaimed production skewers its Thatcher-era setting. Veering from drama to farce, it’s a darkly humorous tale of good versus evil, the progress of madness, and the ultimate cost of revenge. The miniseries aired on the UK’s Channel 4 in 1991.