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 2, Episode 3 - A Wapping Conspiracy

A cog is thrown in the works of Alan's womanising plans when a large newspaper scandal breaks arouns him.

Broadcast details

Sunday 29th January 1989
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rik Mayall Alan B'Stard MP
Michael Troughton Piers Fletcher-Dervish MP
Marsha Fitzalan Sarah B'Stard
Victor Lucas Mr. Speaker
Berwick Kaler Geoff Dicquead
Guest cast
Jerome Willis Sir Austin Periam
David Stoll Judge
Arthur Cox Ronald Barrett
Paula Jacobs Labour Woman MP
Debbie Killingback Pamela
Cheryl Miller Dhorinja
Kim Benson Agnes
Andy Serkis Peter Moran
Peter Woods Self
Richard Whitmore Self
Writing team
Laurence Marks Writer
Maurice Gran Writer
Production team
Geoffrey Sax Director
Tony Charles Producer
David Reynolds Executive Producer

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