The Thick Of It. Image shows from L to R: Oliver Reeder (Chris Addison), Terri Coverley (Joanna Scanlan), Nicola Murray (Rebecca Front), Glenn Cullen (James Smith), Malcolm Tucker (Peter Capaldi). Copyright: BBC.

The Thick Of It

BBC Two and BBC Four sitcom about political spin. 23 episodes (4 series), 2005 - 2012. Stars Peter Capaldi, Chris Addison, James Smith, Joanna Scanlan and others.

Series 3, Episode 4

The civil servants prepare for a visit from the shadow minister Peter Mannion. For Peter and his team, this informal pre-election briefing is a good opportunity to measure up for new curtains.

Further details

The Thick Of It. Peter Mannion (Roger Allam). Copyright: BBC.

Shadow minister Peter Mannion visits the Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship this week. For Peter and his team, this informal pre-election briefing is a good opportunity to measure up for new curtains. For Terri Coverley, it principally means putting on a bit more make-up, while for Nicola Murray it is simply another distraction on a day when nothing seems to be going right. All she really wants to do is get Glenn and Olly to kick-start the Fourth Sector Pathfinder Initiative. And then she receives a call...

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 14th November 2009
Time
10:10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes
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