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 4, Episode 6

Hour long special. Everyone has a lot of questions to answer about the suicide of a key-worker after his flat was sold off - Government, Opposition and Civil Service alike.

Further details

The Thick Of It. Malcolm Tucker (Peter Capaldi). Copyright: BBC.

Everyone has a lot of questions to answer about the suicide of a key-worker after his flat was sold off - Government, Opposition and Civil Service alike.

Lord Goolding is reputedly a fair man, but he isn't going to stand for any nonsense. And neither is his team of expert inquisitors. Surely now, the truth will come out.

Unless someone lies, or creates a diversion of some kind, or simply pretends not to remember anything. They wouldn't do that, would they?

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 20th October 2012
Time
9:45pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
60 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Peter Capaldi Malcolm Tucker
    Chris Addison Oliver Reeder
    James Smith Glenn Cullen
    Joanna Scanlan Terri Coverley
    Rebecca Front Nicola Murray
    Roger Allam Peter Mannion
    Polly Kemp Robyn Murdoch
    Vincent Franklin Stewart Pearson
    Olivia Poulet Emma Messinger
    Will Smith Phil Smith
    Ben Willbond Adam Kenyon
    Geoffrey Streatfeild Fergus Williams
    Guest cast
    William Hoyland Lord Goolding
    Tobias Menzies Simon Weir
    Priyanga Burford Baroness Sureka
    Writing team
    Simon Blackwell Writer
    Tony Roche Writer
    Sean Gray Writer
    Will Smith Writer
    Ian Martin Writer
    David Quantick Writer
    Roger Drew Writer
    Dan Gaster Writer
    Georgia Pritchett Writer
    Production team
    Armando Iannucci Director
    Adam Tandy Producer
    Mark Freeland Executive Producer
    Andy Forssell Executive Producer
    Billy Sneddon Editor
    Gary Dollner Editor
    Robin Hill Editor
    Simon Rogers Production Designer

    Video

    The Inquiry trailer

    The government, the opposition and the civil service all have a lot of questions to answer about the suicide of Mr Tickle...

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