W1A. Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville). Copyright: BBC.


BBC Two sitcom about BBC management. 14 episodes (3 series), 2014 - 2020. Stars Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes, Jason Watkins, Monica Dolan and others.

Series 2

W1A. Image shows from L to R: Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville), Tracey Pritchard (Monica Dolan), Anna Rampton (Sarah Parish). Copyright: BBC.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 23rd April 2015

A one hour special marks the return of the award winning comedy about the BBC.

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W1A. Image shows from L to R: Pilates Instructor (Sarah Hadland), Anna Rampton (Sarah Parish). Copyright: BBC.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 30th April 2015

A game of Management Musical Chairs starts with the advertising of a new and important role, namely the Director of Better.

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W1A. Image shows from L to R: Alan Yentob, Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville), Mary Beard. Copyright: BBC.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 7th May 2015

Former head of output Anna Rampton has been crowned director of better. No-one on the management team is quite clear what the job entails.

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W1A. Sadiq Iqbal (Amit Shah). Copyright: BBC.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 14th May 2015

On the verge of leaving the BBC, Lucy has been persuaded to take on a new job as Head of Inclusivity.

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W1A - The Complete Series 1 - 3

W1A - The Complete Series 1 - 3 DVD

Release date: Monday 16th October 2017

Series 1 & 2
When was the last time that we as a nation organised something that wasn't a complete disaster? Answer: The 2012 London Olympic Games. Conclusion: Let's get that guy in to work for us. Hence the arrival of Ian Fletcher and the start of W1A. The post is...


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