Masterpiece Contemporary

Endgame

Season 39, Episode 31 of 35

A nation teeters on the brink of civil war in this real-life political thriller about the negotiations that led to the end of apartheid in South Africa. Seemingly doomed to failure, the secret talks were held against a backdrop of terrorism, spying, blackmail, and escalating unrest. The international cast includes Chiwetel Ejiofor ("American Gangster," "Kinky Boots") as President Thabo Mbeki; William Hurt ("Damages") as Professor Will Esterhuyse; Jonny Lee Miller ("Eli Stone") as British businessman and negotiator Michael Young, Derek Jacobi ("Gosford Park") as Young's boss, and Clarke Peters ("The Wire") as Nelson Mandela.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
10/25/2009
8 p.m.
10/26/2009
3 a.m.
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