Alan Bleasdale’s fantastic, complex and funny drama about two men who find themselves at odds with each other over their moral and political beliefs, while each indepedently believes he is going insane: an unscrupulous local politician Michael Murray (Robert Lindsay) with tons of emotional baggage, and Jim Nelson (Michael Palin), a principled and well-loved teacher who has an irrational fear of bridges. The world turns upside down for both of them, in seven episodes (06/06/91 – 18/07/91), assisted by Lindsay Duncan, Michael Angelis, Dearbhla Malloy, Julie Walters, Paul Daneman, Tom Georgeson, Daniel Massey & David Ross.