The Thick Of It - Production Details

The Thick Of It. Image shows from L to R: Oliver Reeder (Chris Addison), Terri Coverley (Joanna Scanlan), Nicola Murray (Rebecca Front), Glenn Cullen (James Smith), Malcolm Tucker (Peter Capaldi). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

"Satirical political sitcom. Number 10's foul-mouthed policy enforcer Malcolm Tucker rules the Government's PR team with an iron fist"

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Comedy Details
Comedy Type:TV Sitcom
Broadcast:Thu 19th May 2005 - Sat 27th October 2012  (BBC2 / BBC4)
Episode Count:23 (4 series)
Production Company :British Broadcasting Corporation
Filming Locations:Details of filming locations
Laugh Track:NO, Laugh Track Free
Regular Cast
Peter Capaldi ... Malcolm Tucker
Chris Addison ... Oliver Reeder
James Smith ... Glenn Cullen
Joanna Scanlan ... Terri Coverley
Rebecca Front ... Nicola Murray (Series 3-4)
Chris Langham ... Hugh Abbot (Series 1-2)
Roger Allam ... Peter Mannion (Series 2-4)
Lucinda Raikes ... Angela Heaney
Tony Gardner ... Dan Miller (Series 1 & 4)
Polly Kemp ... Robyn Murdoch (Series 2-4)
Paul Higgins ... Jamie (Series 2)
Alex Macqueen ... Julius Nicholson (Series 2-4)
Justin Edwards ... Ben Swain (Series 4)
Vincent Franklin ... Stewart Pearson (Series 4)
Olivia Poulet ... Emma Messinger (Series 4)
Will Smith (I) ... Phil Smith (Series 4)
Ben Willbond ... Adam Kenyon (Series 4)
Geoffrey Streatfeild ... Fergus Williams (Series 4)
Rebecca Gethings ... Helen Hatley (Series 4)
Writing Team
Armando Iannucci ... Creator
Jesse Armstrong ... Writer (Series 1-3)
Armando Iannucci ... Writer
Simon Blackwell ... Writer
Tony Roche ... Writer
Sean Gray ... Writer (Series 4)
Ian Martin ... Writer (Additional Material)
Roger Drew ... Writer (Additional Material) (Series 3-4)
Will Smith (I) ... Writer (Additional Material) (Series 3-4)
Production Team
Armando Iannucci ... Director
Natalie Bailey ... Director (Series 4)
Adam Tandy ... Producer
Armando Iannucci ... Producer (Series 4)
Jon Plowman ... Exec Producer (Series 1-2)
Mark Freeland ... Exec Producer (Series 3-4)
Armando Iannucci ... Exec Producer (Series 3)
Andy Forssell ... Exec Producer (Series 4)
Simon Rogers ... Production Design
Billy Sneddon ... Editor (Series 1 & 4)
David Frisby ... Editor (Series 2)
Anthony Boys
(as Ant Boys)
... Editor (Series 3-4)
Other Cast / Crew
Martin Sixsmith ... Script Consultant (Series 1-3)
Kate Conway ... Script Consultant (Series 3-4)

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