Party. Image shows from L to R: Simon (Tom Basden), Phoebe (Katy Wix), Mel (Anna Crilly), Duncan (Tim Key), Jared (Jonny Sweet). Copyright: BBC.


BBC Radio 4 sitcom about political students. 13 episodes (3 series), 2010 - 2018. Stars Tom Basden, Tim Key, Jonny Sweet, Anna Crilly and Katy Wix.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Wednesday 10th March 2010

Tom Basden's political satire about five young adults who want to change the world but having no idea how, and little idea why. The group attempt to choose a constitution.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Wednesday 17th March 2010

The friends wrangle over their new party's foreign policy. Or at least they would if they had a pen. The arrival of Phoebe's politically astute older boyfriend threatens the party's future, as Jared's insecurities come bubbling to the surface.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 24th March 2010

The Party clarifies its policies on climate change, while Duncan deals with the aftermath of under-cooked chicken sausages from a BBQ. Before long, murder is committed and the young idealists are placed in a compromising position.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Wednesday 31st March 2010

The Party take to the streets with their inaugural protest. If only it wasn't raining. Jared's musical attempts to draw attention backfire painfully and Mel is desperate to get arrested.