Election Spy. Image shows from L to R: Amira (Priyanga Burford), Becs (Sophia Di Martino). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Election Spy

BBC Two sitcom about the 2017 General Election. 9 episodes (1 series) in 2017. Stars Sanjeev Bhaskar, Helen Monks, Priyanga Burford, Sophia Di Martino and others.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 30th May 2017

The Conservatives are concerned about looking strong and stable; Labour are dealing with Jeremy Corbyn's media appearances; UKIP are thinking about what face coverings should be banned; and the Lib Dems just wish the press would write about them.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Wednesday 31st May 2017

The political offices react to the fact that Jeremy Corbyn is to appear on the BBC's TV debate show, as Theresa May dodges it. Meanwhile in the Lib Dem office, Harry and Brian are still waiting for the newspapers to write more than a sentence about their party.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 1st June 2017

The parties consider how their leaders did on the TV dealers debate, and start thinking about what chances they have of winning power.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 2nd June 2017

The Tory party is worrying about its drop in the polls; whilst UKIP are trying to work out why Farage is a 'person of interest' to the FBI. Over in the Labour office they are thinking up how to call Theresa May a coward in a politically correct way. Veteran Brian explains to newcomer Harry that the Democrats are not even at mild crisis point yet, compared to the past.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 5th June 2017

The teams are back on the campaign trail. Sunni is wishing the Tories would stop causing crisis after crisis; Amira is thinking about conspiracy theories; James is wondering why the press aren't attacking UKIP; and Harry is still answering questions about Tim Farron's views on homosexuality.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 6th June 2017

There's more talk about the poor TV interviews that MPs are giving; Amy gives Sunni a test interview; and Harry is getting stressed about the polls.


7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Wednesday 7th June 2017

It's the last day of campaigning. Brian is happy that the Lib Dems have a whole page in the newspaper; Becs is hopeful; Diana remembers UKIP's golden years; and Labour is wishing Diane Abbott would stop tweeting.


8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Thursday 8th June 2017

Election day. Becs is inspired by Corbyn's speech; Sunni is thinking about his next job; UKIP is wondering whether anyone will vote for them; and the Lib Dems are hoping for a hung parliament.


9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Friday 9th June 2017

The results are in... the Tories have failed to gain a majority and fingers are now being pointed as to who is to blame. The offices are wondering if the Conservatives will do a deal with the DUP.