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S1-E1 Launch Day

S1-E1 Launch Day

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Review

Before you express disbelief at yet another TV vehicle for Brian Cox, this is Brian Cox the one-time Hannibal Lecktor. His character here is almost as antisocial: a burger baron and aspiring MP whose talent for self-promotion is matched only by his foot-in-mouth capabilities.

The first of a three-part series isn’t troubled by subtlety, and Cox gives
a full-blooded performance as “man of the people” Bob Servant.

Summary

Comedy about a Dundee man trying to fuel his ego through politics in the suburb of Broughty Ferry. Bob Servant sees the sudden death of the sitting MP, which results in a by-election, as a chance for him to receive the attention he desperately craves. A radio appearance leads to a home visit from the police and protests from dog owners, leaving Bob's campaign in tatters. Starring Brian Cox.

Cast & Crew

Bob Servant Brian Cox
Frank Jonathan Watson
Taxi driver John Buick
Radio producer Moyo Akande
Anders Greg McHugh
Inspector Kevin O'Laughlin
Miss Wilson Lesley Hart
Phillippa Edwards Pollyanna McIntosh
Paramedic Jordan Young
Angler Michael Moreland
Father Grant O'Rourke
Director Annie Griffin
Executive Producer Mark Freeland
Executive Producer Ewan Angus
Executive Producer Cheryl Taylor
Producer Owen Bell
Writer Neil Forsyth
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Comedy Drama

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