The Revolution Will Be Televised. Image shows from L to R: Jolyon Rubinstein, Heydon Prowse.

The Revolution Will Be Televised

BBC Three sketch show satirising celebrity and power. 19 episodes (3 series), 2012 - 2015. Stars Heydon Prowse, Jolyon Rubinstein, Kieran O'Brien and Jo Bunting.

Series 1, Episode 1

Dale Maily meets members of the Occupy movement in London, a group tries to make Tony Blair a saint, and regular characters James and Barnaby attend the Liberal Democrat conference.

Further details

Dale Maily is at the Occupy movement in London to have a word with the hippies; the Foundation for the Glorification of Tony Blair are on a mission to make Tony Blair a saint; and James and Barnaby are meeting for the first time at the Liberal Democrat Party conference. Meanwhile, bankers, Topshop and the London foreign embassies feel some heat.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 22nd August 2012
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Heydon Prowse Host / Presenter
Jolyon Rubinstein Host / Presenter
Kieran O'Brien Narrator
Jo Bunting Narrator
Guest cast
Lewis Macleod Narrator
Writing team
Christopher Davies Writer
Alistair Griggs Writer
Joe Wade Writer
Heydon Prowse Writer
Jolyon Rubinstein Writer
Pat Davey Writer (Additional Material)
Robert Katz Writer (Additional Material)
Adrian Peters (as Mantlepies) Writer (Additional Material)
David Wellington (as Mantlepies) Writer (Additional Material)
Leo Murray Writer (Additional Material)
Nathaniel Tapley Writer (Additional Material)
Ben Wicks Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Andy Brown Director
Adam Jarmaine (as Adam Jarmain) Director
Mark Talbot Series Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Sean Hancock Executive Producer


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Footage of a Jubilee Salesman peddling Jubilee tat during the London celebrations.


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