Drop The Dead Donkey. Image shows from L to R: Henry Davenport (David Swift), George Dent (Jeff Rawle), Helen Cooper (Ingrid Lacey), Sally Smedley (Victoria Wicks), Damien Day (Stephen Tompkinson), Gus Hedges (Robert Duncan), Joy Merryweather (Susannah Doyle), Damien Day (Stephen Tompkinson). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Drop The Dead Donkey

Channel 4 sitcom about a news station. 66 episodes (pilot + 6 series), 1990 - 1998. Stars Jeff Rawle, Robert Duncan, Haydn Gwynne, Ingrid Lacey and others.

Press Clippings

Drop the Dead Donkey's why I wanted to be a journalist

A rapid interface in the chin-wag department.

John Elledge, The New Statesman, 10th August 2017

How we made Drop the Dead Donkey

Andy Hamilton: "I'm glad we didn't call it Dead Kuwaitis Don't Count - as Saddam invaded Kuwait the week it launched."

Andy Hamilton and Robert Duncan, The Guardian, 13th April 2015

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