Absolute Power. Image shows from L to R: Charles Prentiss (Stephen Fry), Martin McCabe (John Bird). Copyright: BBC.

Absolute Power

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 22 episodes (5 series), 2000 - 2006. Stars Stephen Fry, John Bird, Siobhan Hayes, Tom George, Tony Gardner, Alex Lowe and Tamsin Greig.

Absolute Power

Meet masters of spin Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe, the morally corrupt owners of Prentiss McCabe Government-Media Relations Consultancy

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2000 - 2006
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
22   (5 series)
Creator
Mark Tavener
Starring
Stephen Fry, John Bird, Siobhan Hayes, Tom George, Tony Gardner, Alex Lowe and Tamsin Greig
Writer
Mark Tavener
Producer
Dawn Ellis

Production Details

Tagline
Power tends to corrupt - absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 5th January 2000 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 3rd November 2006 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Wednesday 19th December 2018 at 11:30pm on Radio 4 Extra

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