Whoops Apocalypse. Image shows from L to R: Premier Dubienkin (Richard Griffiths), The Deacon (John Barron), President Johnny Cyclops (Barry Morse), Kevin Pork (Peter Jones). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Whoops Apocalypse

ITV sitcom about international diplomacy. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1982. Stars Barry Morse, John Barron, Ed Bishop, Richard Griffiths and others.

Whoops Apocalypse. Image shows from L to R: President Johnny Cyclops (Barry Morse), Premier Dubienkin (Richard Griffiths), Kevin Pork (Peter Jones). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Whoops Apocalypse

Whoops Apocalypse takes a cynical and (hopefully) exaggerated look at international politics

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1982
Channel
ITV
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Barry Morse, John Barron, Ed Bishop, Richard Griffiths, Alexei Sayle, Geoffrey Palmer, Peter Jones, Richard Davies and others
Writers
David Renwick and Andrew Marshall
Director
John Reardon
Producer
Humphrey Barclay

It is election year on both sides of the Atlantic and with the world in a state of nuclear jumpiness, US president Johnny Cyclops is currently as popular as rabies. His chances of re-election are threatened by two major crises - one in Russia and another in the Middle East. Guided by his fanatical security advisor, The Deacon - a man with a personal hotline to God - Cyclops realises there is only one option if he is to save the economic stability of Western civilisation and, more importantly, his job...

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