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 4 - Waste Not, Want Not

Years after first hiding it, Alan is forced to move a stash of nuclear waste that the Argentinians paid him to dump...

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 4th October 1987
Time
10pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rik Mayall Alan B'Stard MP
Marsha Fitzalan Sarah B'Stard
Rowena Cooper (as R.R. Cooper) Norman Bormann
Guest cast
Peter Sallis Sidney Bliss
Charles Gray Roland Gidleigh-Park
Peter Martin Vernon
Writing team
Laurence Marks Writer
Maurice Gran Writer
Production team
Geoffrey Sax Director
David Reynolds Producer
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