The Special Relationship

The Special Relationship (2010)

Never underestimate the politics of friendship

  • Genre: TV Movie, Drama, History
  • Release Date: 2010-05-29
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 52 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: BBC Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director:
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From 52 Ratings
6.7 83%


A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between two powerful men (Blair and Bill Clinton), two powerful couples, and husbands and wives.

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    Production Kathleen Kennedy Executive Producer
    Production Frank Marshall Executive Producer
    Sound Alexandre Desplat Music
    Sound Alexandre Desplat Conductor
    Camera Barry Ackroyd Director of Photography
    Production Christine Langan Executive Producer
    Production Andy Harries Executive Producer
    Production Peter Morgan Executive Producer
    Writing Peter Morgan Writer
    Directing Richard Loncraine Director
    Editing Melanie Oliver Editor
    Camera Nicola Dove Still Photographer
    Sound Steve Single Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Ruth Sullivan Foley Artist
    Visual Effects Paul Dunn Special Effects Supervisor
    Visual Effects Mark Nelmes Visual Effects Supervisor
    Art Dean Clegg Art Direction
    Production Tracey Scoffield Producer
    Sound Kath Pollard ADR Mixer
    Directing Anthony Wilcox Second Assistant Director
    Production Frank Doelger Producer
    Sound Alastair Sirkett Supervising Sound Editor
    Art Tom Brown Supervising Art Director
    Art Tatiana MacDonald Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Marion Weise Costume Supervisor
    Sound Ray Beckett Production Sound Mixer
    Crew Jeanette Haley Post Production Supervisor
    Sound Gerard McCann Music Editor
    Camera Cosmo Campbell Camera Operator
    Sound Andy Shelley Supervising Sound Editor
    Sound Jack Stew Foley Artist
    Sound Ricky Butt Foley Artist
    Sound Darren King ADR Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Beverley Binda Makeup & Hair
    Sound Tim Cavagin Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Lighting Harry Wiggins Gaffer
    Crew Penny Dyer Dialogue Coach
    Sound Alex Joseph Foley Editor
    Art Chris Cull Property Master
    Costume & Make-Up Tapio Salmi Key Hair Stylist
    Costume & Make-Up Tapio Salmi Key Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Sarah Grispo Makeup & Hair
    Crew Clive Miles Transportation Captain
    Sound Mark Appleby ADR Mixer
    Sound Conor Mackey ADR Editor
    Camera Nick Ray Key Grip
    Editing Sascha Dhillon Assistant Editor
    Production Emma Mallett Assistant Production Coordinator
    Sound Nick Foley ADR Mixer
    Production Kharmel Cochrane Casting Assistant
    Art John Greaves Storyboard Artist
    Visual Effects Piers Hampton Visual Effects Producer
    Camera Oliver Driscoll Focus Puller
    Lighting Dominic Seal Rigging Gaffer
    Production Maggie Phelan Production Accountant
    Production Elena Zokas Unit Production Manager
    Directing Michael Elliott First Assistant Director
    Production Polly Hope Production Coordinator
    Lighting Chris Mortley Best Boy Electric
    Production Martin Joy Location Manager
    Costume & Make-Up Charlotte Wiseman Assistant Costume Designer
    Camera Max Glickman Clapper Loader
    Camera Peter Byrne Focus Puller
    Sound Mark Lafbery Foley Recordist
    Sound Janet Lopez Music Coordinator
    Art Rosanna Westwood Standby Art Director
    Camera James Ray Leary Grip
    Production Alex Molden Production Assistant
    Art Stephen Hargreaves Construction Manager
    Art Hannah Capron Graphic Designer
    Crew Gary Hedges Carpenter
    Directing Zoe Liang Third Assistant Director
    Production Rebecca Chambers Assistant Location Manager
    Costume & Make-Up Ameneh Mahloudji Makeup & Hair
    Camera Tristan Haley Clapper Loader
    Directing Jenny Reid Script Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Sue Casey Wardrobe Master
    Art James M. Spencer Art Department Assistant
    Camera Abigail Catto Clapper Loader
    Costume & Make-Up Xanthia White Makeup & Hair
    Camera Glenn Coulman Clapper Loader
    Costume & Make-Up Molly Grayson Makeup & Hair
    Costume & Make-Up Angharad Barry Makeup & Hair
    Production Lesley Gogarty Extras Casting
    Crew Ron Walker Pilot