The New Statesman. Alan B'Stard MP (Rik Mayall). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Yorkshire Television.

The New Statesman (1987)

ITV sitcom about a ruthless politician. 28 episodes (4 series), 1987 - 1994. Stars Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Marsha Fitzalan, Rowena Cooper and others.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Sex Is Wrong

Alan discovers that forgoing his own beliefs for a moment and joining a moral crusade can be rather profitable indeed.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 27th September 1987
Time
10:20pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rik Mayall Alan B'Stard MP
Michael Troughton Piers Fletcher-Dervish MP
John Nettleton Sir Stephen Baxter
Guest cast
Vivien Heilbron Beatrice Protheroe
Isabelle Amyes Lady Virginia
Tara Moran Young Conservative
Writing team
Laurence Marks Writer
Maurice Gran Writer
Production team
Geoffrey Sax Director
David Reynolds Producer
Stuart Quarmby Editor
Roger Andrews Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
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