The Thick of It

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The Thick of It

Series 3 - Episode 5

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Summary

Nicola accepts an invitation to debate with her shadow Peter Mannion on Richard Bacon's late-night Radio 5 Live programme. However, breaking news changes the whole agenda, ruining both PR teams' well-made plans, and as the airwaves are opened up to listeners, spin doctors converge on the studios. Political comedy, with Rebecca Front and guest star Roger Allam (Ashes to Ashes).

Cast & Crew

Malcolm Tucker Peter Capaldi
Nicola Murray Rebecca Front
Olly Reeder Chris Addison
Terri Coverley Joanna Scanlan
Glenn Cullen James Smith
Peter Mannion Roger Allam
Stewart Pearson Vincent Franklin
Emma Messinger Olivia Poulet
Phil Smith Will Smith
Himself Richard Bacon
Janice Sara Pascoe
Sam Samantha Harrington
Sports presenter George Riley
Newsreader Rachael Hodges
Director Armando Iannucci
Producer Adam Tandy
Writer Armando Iannucci
Writer Tony Roche
Writer Jesse Armstrong
Writer Simon Blackwell
Writer Roger Drew
Writer Will Smith
Writer Ian Martin
Writer Sean Gray
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Comedy