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 4, Episode 2 - H*A*S*H

Now working as a high-class prostitute to the Brussels elite, it's not long before Alan has a plan for Sarah. Piers, meanwhile, is under extreme pressure in his new job as an EU commissioner, and working on drugs laws.

Broadcast details

Sunday 29th November 1992
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rik Mayall Alan B'Stard MP
Michael Troughton Piers Fletcher-Dervish MP
Marsha Fitzalan Sarah B'Stard
Terence Alexander Sir Greville McDonald
Guest cast
David Cardy Arturo
Tom Chadbon Dutch Commissioner
Robert Jezek American
Writing team
Laurence Marks Writer
Maurice Gran Writer
Production team
Graeme Harper Director
Bernard McKenna Producer
John Bartlett Executive Producer
Michael Pilsworth Executive Producer

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