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The Thick of It

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Political satire. Nicola Murray struggles to break in her new policy advisor, though of course she is already stressed by seeing Dan Miller get friendly with Malcolm Tucker. Show more

Contributors

Malcolm Tucker:
Peter Capaldi
Ben Swain:
Justin Edwards
Nicola Murray:
Rebecca Front
Helen Hatley:
Rebecca Gethings
Oliver Reeder:
Chris Addison
Dan Miller:
Tony Gardner
Geoff Holhurst:
Rob Edwards
Journalist:
Gareth Tunley
Journalist:
Chetna Pandya
Director:
Billy Sneddon
Executive Producer:
Armando Iannucci
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Writer:
Roger Drew
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Will Smith
Writer:
Dan Gaster
Writer:
Ian Martin

The Thick of It

Series 4

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Political satire. With opposition leader Nicola on a long train journey to attend the party's Here 2 Hear event in Bradford, Malcolm Tucker is free to launch his latest plot. Show more

Contributors

Malcolm Tucker:
Peter Capaldi
Oliver Reeder:
Chris Addison
Nicola Murray:
Rebecca Front
Helen Hatley:
Rebecca Gethings
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Dan Miller:
Tony Gardner
John Duggan:
Miles Jupp
Cathy Hastings:
Lucy Briers
Ben Swain:
Justin Edwards
Director:
Becky Martin
Executive Producer:
Armando Iannucci
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Tony Roche
Writer:
Roger Drew
Writer:
Ian Martin
Writer:
Will Smith

The Thick of It

Series 4

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Political comedy. Both government and opposition try to spin their way to the moral high ground following the key worker housing scandal. Some are even calling for an inquiry. Show more

Contributors

Nicola Murray:
Rebecca Front
Helen Hatley:
Rebecca Gethings
Phil Smith:
Will Smith
Peter Mannion:
Roger Allam
Emma Messinger:
Olivia Poulet
Stewart Pearson:
Vincent Franklin
Fergus Williams:
Geoffrey Streatfield
Adam Kenyon:
Ben Willbond
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Robyn Murdoch:
Polly Kemp
Malcolm Tucker:
Peter Capaldi
Dan Miller:
Tony Gardner
Oliver Reeder:
Chris Addison
Director:
Chris Addison
Executive Producer:
Armando Iannucci
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Writer:
Roger Drew
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Rob Colley
Writer:
Dan Gaster
Writer:
Ian Martin
Writer:
Tony Roche
Writer:
Will Smith

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sketch show starring Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller, featuring the Exciting Chefs, a confusing Home Secretary, and the story of how the British really won the war.

The Thick of It

Series 3

Episode 6

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Satirical sitcom. Just as Nicola Murray is about to launch her Fourth Sector Initiative to the media, the media decide that they want someone to launch another leadership contest. Show more

Contributors

Malcolm Tucker:
Peter Capaldi
Nicola Murray:
Rebecca Front
Olly Reeder:
Chris Addison
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Ben Swain:
Justin Edwards
Gavin Boyes:
Rufus Wright
Journalist:
Robin Weaver
Journalist:
Bohdan Poraj
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Ian Martin
Writer:
Tony Roche
Writer:
Will Smith
Writer:
Roger Drew
Producer:
Adam Tandy

The Thick of It

Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Political satire. Peter Mannion is told to launch his coalition partner's new 'Networked Nation' policy. However, Peter doesn't even know how to right-click a mouse. Show more

Contributors

Peter Mannion:
Roger Allam
Phil Smith:
Will Smith
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Fergus Williams:
Geoffrey Streatfeild
Adam Kenyon:
Ben Willbond
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Stewart Pearson:
Vincent Franklin
Emma Messenger:
Olivia Poulet
Teacher:
Dave Florez
Charlotte:
Jessica Henwick
Journalist:
Manjinder Virk
Journalist:
Gareth Tunley
Journalist:
Adam Tandy
Journalist:
Dan Mersh
Journalist:
Martha Cope
Journalist:
Tom Andrews
Writer:
Tony Roche
Writer:
Will Smith
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Dan Gaster
Writer:
Ian Martin
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Executive Producer:
Armando Iannucci

The Thick of It

Series 4

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Political comedy. Lord Goolding's inquiry into the key worker housing scandal begins. The truth will finally come out. Unless, of course, anyone has any sudden lapses of memory. Show more

Contributors

Lord Goolding:
William Hoyland
Simon Weir:
Tobias Menzies
Baroness Sureka:
Priyanga Burford
Matthew Hodge:
Michael Maloney
Stewart Pearson:
Vincent Franklin
Malcolm Tucker:
Peter Capaldi
Fergus Williams:
Geoffrey Streatfield
Peter Mannion:
Roger Allam
Emma Messinger:
Olivia Poulet
Phil Smith:
Will Smith
Adam Kenyon:
Ben Willbond
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Nicola Murray:
Rebecca Front
Robyn Murdoch:
Polly Kemp
Oliver Reeder:
Chris Addison
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Executive Producer:
Armando Iannucci
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Writer:
Roger Drew
Writer:
Dan Gaster
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Ian Martin
Writer:
Tony Roche
Writer:
Will Smith

The Thick of It

Series 3

Episode 7

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Political satire. Nicola Murray and her team need a sports personality to be the face of DoSAC's Healthy Choices campaign. They take advice from the PM's new fixer, Steve Fleming. Show more

Contributors

Malcolm Tucker:
Peter Capaldi
Nicola Murray:
Rebecca Front
Olly Reeder:
Chris Addison
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Marianne Swift:
Zoe Telford
Steve Fleming:
David Haig
Lord Nicholson:
Alex Macqueen
Writer:
Tony Roche
Writer:
Will Smith
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Ian Martin
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Executive Producer:
Mark Freeland
Executive Producer:
Armando Iannucci

The Thick of It

Series 3

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Political comedy. As the election looms and the Opposition eye the prize, the word around Westminster Village is that Malcolm is running out of both options and friends. Show more

Contributors

Malcolm Tucker:
Peter Capaldi
Nicola Murray:
Rebecca Front
Olly Reeder:
Chris Addison
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Steve Fleming:
David Haig
Lord Nicholson:
Alex Macqueen
Peter Mannion:
Roger Allam
Stewart Pearson:
Vincent Franklin
Emma Messinger:
Olivia Poulet
Phil Smith:
Will Smith
BBC Producer:
Susy Kane
Writer:
Roger Drew
Writer:
Will Smith
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Ian Martin
Writer:
Tony Roche
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Location Manager:
Tom Howard
Sound Recordist:
Bob Newton
Script Supervisor:
Elise Burgess
Production Manager:
Francis Gilson
Executive Producer:
Mark Freeland
Executive Producer:
Armando Iannucci
Production Designer:
Simon Rogers
Costume designer:
Ros Little
Director of photography:
Jamie Cairney

The Thick of It

Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Satirical political sitcom. After trading bitter blows in the press, DoSAC minister Nicola Murray MP and her shadow Peter Mannion MP are invited onto BBC Radio 5Live for a debate. Show more

Contributors

Malcolm Tucker:
Peter Capaldi
Olly Reeder:
Chris Addison
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Nicola Murray:
Rebecca Front
Peter Mannion:
Roger Allam
Emma Messinger:
Olivia Poulet
Phil Smith:
Will Smith
Stewart Pearson:
Vincent Franklin
Sports Presenter:
George Riley
Writer:
Will Smith
Writer:
Roger Drew
Writer:
Tony Roche
Producer:
Adam Tandy
Assistant Director:
Jude Campbell
Sound Recordist:
Bob Newton
Script Supervisor:
Elise Burgess
Location Manager:
Tom Howard
Production Manager:
Francis Gilson
Executive Producer:
Mark Freeland
Executive Producer:
Armando Iannucci
Production Designer:
Simon Rogers
Costume designer:
Ros Little
Director of photography:
Jamie Cairney
Editor-in-chief:
Gary Dollner

The Thick of It

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Political comedy. When the job at the Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship is turned down by everybody else, unknown quantity Nicola Murray is promoted to the Cabinet. Show more

Contributors

Malcolm Tucker:
Peter Capaldi
Ollie Reeder:
Chris Addison
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Nicola Murray:
Rebecca Front
Doug Hayes:
Pearce Quigley
Writer:
Tony Roche
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Ian Martin
Writer:
Roger Drew
Writer:
Will Smith
Producer:
Adam Tandy

The Thick of It

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland HD

Political comedy. Nicola has only been in the Cabinet for a week, but already the press question her survival chances. Then someone wipes the immigration records of 170,672 people. Show more

Contributors

Malcolm Tucker:
Peter Capaldi
Ollie Reeder:
Chris Addison
Glenn Cullen:
James Smith
Terri Coverley:
Joanna Scanlan
Nicola Murray:
Rebecca Front
Robyn Murdoch:
Polly Kemp
Journalist:
Judith Faultless
Marianne Swift:
Zoe Telford
Writer:
Ian Martin
Writer:
Roger Drew
Writer:
Will Smith
Writer:
Sean Gray
Writer:
Tony Roche
Producer:
Adam Tandy