When Families Feud: Battles in the boardroom

Succession, the incendiary US drama about the fight over which family member will take control of a giant multimedia corporation, has been the TV sensation of the year. But family boardroom battles are just as compelling, and in Ireland we have had our fair share

17th November, 2019

The characters in Succession – the hit corporate family TV drama that is definitely not based on the Murdochs – would give the Borgias a run for their money in terms of sheer rivalry and avarice. The black comedy may not be inspired by any particular family, but its themes are universally recognisable: the power plays, the turf wars, the clashes between siblings and between offspring and their parents.

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