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Taking the Flak

Episode 1: Bigfooting

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom. A small African war suddenly becomes global news. A team of BBC journalists arrives in the country of Karibu, ready to cover the conflict for 'the Ten' back home. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Nigel Bagwell:
Mackenzie Crook
Samantha:
Lucy Chalkley
Writer:
Jon Rolph
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller

Taking the Flak

Episode 2: Black Gold, Code Red

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom with Martin Jarvis and Doon Mackichan. In London, new desk jockey Alex sparks a panic among the BBC team in war-torn Karibu by declaring a Code Red. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Alexander:
Harry Lloyd
Candida:
Ruby Wax
Newsreader:
Emily Maitlis
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Writer:
Jon Rolph

Taking the Flak

Episode 3: Cursed is the Country

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom with Martin Jarvis and Doon Mackichan. There's more conflict in Karibu as junior journalist Harry meets his girlfriend's father for the first time. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Rory Wallace:
Damian O'Hare
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Alexander:
Harry Lloyd
Samantha:
Lucy Chalkley
Herself:
Fiona Bruce
Writer:
Jon Rolph
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller

Taking the Flak

Episode 4: The Past Is a Different Colony

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One East

Sitcom with Martin Jarvis and Doon Mackichan. The civil war in Karibu seems far away as the team search for a human interest story. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Rory Wallace:
Damian O'Hare
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Alexander:
Harry Lloyd
Mags O'Mara:
Rosalind Ayres
Writer:
Jon Rolph
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller

Taking the Flak

Episode 5: Unfriendly Fire

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom with Martin Jarvis and Doon Mackichan. The team finds itself caught in the crossfire between government and rebel forces. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Rory Wallace:
Damian O'Hare
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Alexander:
Harry Lloyd
Writer:
Jon Rolph
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller

Taking the Flak

Episode 6: Big Beasts

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom with Martin Jarvis and Doon Mackichan. Media darling Jeremy Morrison is parachuted into Karibu to report on the ceasefire, much to David's disgust. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Rory Wallace:
Damian O'Hare
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Alexander:
Harry Lloyd
Jeremy Morrison:
Rhashan Stone
Samantha:
Lucy Chalkley
Herself:
Sonali Shah
Writer:
Jon Rolph
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller

Taking the Flak

Episode 7: Enter the Lion

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom with Martin Jarvis and Doon Mackichan. It's a new democratic dawn for a war-torn country as the exiled 'Lion Queen of Karibu' returns to a heroine's welcome. Show more

Contributors

David Bradburn:
Martin Jarvis
Jane Thomason:
Doon Mackichan
Harry Chambers:
Bruce Mackinnon
Rory Wallace:
Damian O'Hare
Joyful Sifuri:
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Margaret Hollis:
Joanna Brookes
Alexander:
Harry Lloyd
Samantha:
Lucy Chalkley
Herself:
Jennie Bond
Newsreader:
Peter Sissons
Writer:
Jon Rolph
Producer:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Jon Rolph
Director:
Adam Miller