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The Grumpy Guide To...

The Grumpy Guide To...

  • TV comedy
  • BBC Two
  • 2007 - 2011
  • 16 episodes (2 series)

A grumpy perspective on aspects of modern life from a group of celebrities. Stars Jenny Eclair, Kathryn Flett, Justin Moorhouse, Germaine Greer, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and more.

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Series 2, Episode 6 - Politics

Britain's grumpiest talking heads share their woes about politics. Politicians sometimes feel like a waste of oxygen: high on promise, low on delivery.

Further details

Here at grumpy HQ our mission is to lift the lid on some of the subjects that make the grumpily disposed spitting mad.. and we're guessing that for most of us the world of politics is a source of some considerable irritation. Politicians sometimes feel like a waste of food, high on promise, low on delivery, and if they're not spinning, or being economical with the truth, they're up to some hanky panky with their diary secretary. This romp through some of the juiciest scandals and silliest examples of spin will at least serve as a reminder that politicians are extremely human.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 6th November 2007
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 1st April 2011 9:00pm CC Extra
Sunday 22nd May 2011 12:55am CC Extra
Sunday 22nd May 2011 9:00pm CC Extra
Sunday 14th August 2011 10:00pm CC Extra
Wednesday 17th August 2011 10:10pm Comedy Central

Cast & crew

Jenny Eclair Self
Kathryn Flett Self
Justin Moorhouse Self
Germaine Greer Self
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen Self
Lynn Barber Self
Nigel Havers Self
Jenni Trent Hughes Self
Oona King Self
Matthew Parris Self
Richard Ingrams Self
Steve Punt Self
Ann Widdecombe Self
Mariella Frostrup Self
Guest cast
Andrew Birch Self
Steven Norris Self
John Humphrys Self
Denis Healey (as Lord Denis Healey) Self
Writing team
Judith Holder Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Mary Ramsay Producer
Stuart Prebble Executive Producer
Judith Holder Executive Producer

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