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 2, Episode 1 - Boycott (Part 1)

As the Games get ever nearer, the Algerian Olympic team threaten to boycott the Games after discovering that the Shared Belief Centre does not face Mecca.

Further details

Twenty Twelve. Image shows from L to R: Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville), Richard Parker (Timothy Bentinck). Copyright: BBC.

As the Games get ever nearer, the Algerian Olympic team threaten to boycott the Games after discovering that the Shared Belief Centre does not face Mecca.

Ian and his team have just hours to find a solution that will keep everyone happy. Head of Infrastructure Graham Hitchins ends up accompanying Ian to a crucial three-way teleconference with Sebastian Coe, the British Foreign Office and the Algerian representative, Dr Benhamadi. No chance then, that events will end up veering badly off track.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 30th March 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

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
Morven Christie Fi Healey
David Tennant Narrator
Guest cast
Jonny Sweet Justin Carter
Timothy Bentinck Richard Parker
Mozaffar Shafeie Dr Benhamadi
Simon Wilson Sam (TV Reporter)
Rebecca Sarker Hilary (TV Reporter)
Sebastian Coe Self
Writing team
John Morton Writer
Production team
John Morton Director
Paul Schlesinger Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer

Videos

Meeting Fiona Healey

Fiona Healey, Head of Legacy, arrives for her first day at the Olympic Deliverance Commission. Meanwhile Graham tries to convince him Ian his problem with dedicated cycle lanes is urgent.

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Featuring: Hugh Bonneville (Ian Fletcher), Karl Theobald (Graham Hitchins), Olivia Colman (Sally Owen), Morven Christie (Fi Healey).

Multiculturality

Ian drafts a press release to buy time whilst the ODC work out how to make a multi-faith belief centre in the Olympic Site. Siobhan is convinced that Islam and Muslim are two separate religions.

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Featuring: Hugh Bonneville (Ian Fletcher), Jessica Hynes (Siobhan Sharpe), Olivia Colman (Sally Owen).

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