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 6

With the Prime Minister away at a summit in Spain, Malcolm Tucker is left at home to mind the shop.

Further details

The Prime Minister is away at a summit in Spain, leaving Malcolm at home to mind the department.

But, just as Nicola is about to launch her Fourth Sector Initiative, the media decide what they really want is for someone to launch another leadership contest.

Does Nicola have what it takes and, if she does, can Malcolm take it away from her before she does any damage?

Broadcast details

Saturday 28th November 2009
30 minutes


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Featuring: Peter Capaldi (Malcolm Tucker), Chris Addison (Oliver Reeder), James Smith (Glenn Cullen), Joanna Scanlan (Terri Coverley), Rebecca Front (Nicola Murray).


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