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 6 - May The Best Man Win

Piers is engaged; to a beautiful, motorcycle-riding aristocrat. Alan is outraged - has he finally met his match?

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 19th February 1989
Time
10pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rik Mayall Alan B'Stard MP
Michael Troughton Piers Fletcher-Dervish MP
Marsha Fitzalan Sarah B'Stard
Guest cast
Celia Imrie Hilary
Leonie Mellinger Clarissa
Randal Herley Mr. Mumford
Dorothea Phillips Mrs. Mumford
Neil Daglish Keith
Heather Tobias Woman in Church
Michael Branwell Vicar
Writing team
Laurence Marks Writer
Maurice Gran Writer
Production team
Geoffrey Sax Director
Tony Charles Producer
David Reynolds Executive Producer
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