Twenty Twelve. Image shows from L to R: Siobhan Sharpe (Jessica Hynes), Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville). Copyright: BBC.

Twenty Twelve

BBC Two and BBC Four sitcom about middle management. 13 episodes (2 series), 2011 - 2012. Stars Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes, Amelia Bullmore, Karl Theobald and others.

Series 1, Episode 2

A visiting group of dignitaries from Rio is in London for the week. All the team have to do is to meet the Brazilian delegation and take them by coach to the Olympic Stadium to meet Lord Sebastian Coe. What could possibly go wrong?

Further details

Twenty Twelve. Image shows from L to R: Sebastian Coe, Nina (Nina Sosanya). Copyright: BBC.

A visiting group of dignitaries from Rio (Olympic hosts in 2016) is in London for the week.

For head of deliverance Ian Fletcher and his team, the mission is simple. All they have to do is to meet the Brazilian delegation and take them by coach to the Olympic Stadium, where they will meet Head of LOCOG Lord Sebastian Coe. What can possibly go wrong?

As it turns out, just about everything - from language difficulties through satellite navigation issues to burst water mains and phantom punctures. For the team it's a lesson in the importance of staying positive and focused, even when you are literally travelling in completely the wrong direction...

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 21st March 2011
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Four
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Hugh Bonneville Ian Fletcher
    Jessica Hynes Siobhan Sharpe
    Amelia Bullmore Kay Hope
    Karl Theobald Graham Hitchins
    Vincent Franklin Nick Jowett
    Olivia Colman Sally Owen
    David Tennant Narrator
    Guest cast
    Nina Sosanya Nina
    Karina Fernandez Interpreter
    Karl Collins Bus Driver
    Sebastian Coe Self
    Writing team
    John Morton Writer
    Production team
    John Morton Director
    Paul Schlesinger Producer
    Jon Plowman Executive Producer
    Nick Ames Editor
    Andrew Stephenson Production Designer
    Andrew Blaney Composer

    Video

    I Don't Know Anything About A Gift

    Finding a last minute gift for a Brazilian delegation proves no easy task for Ian and his team in episode two of Twenty Twelve, mock documentary behind the scenes of the Olympic Games in 2012.

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

    Featuring: Hugh Bonneville (Ian Fletcher), Jessica Hynes (Siobhan Sharpe), Amelia Bullmore (Kay Hope), Karl Theobald (Graham Hitchins).

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