The Thick of It (UK)
Set in the corridors of power and spin, the series follows the career of Hugh Abbot, the new Minister for Social Affairs, who is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Last Episode04x07 Series 4, Episode 7 Aired: Oct. 27, 2012
The concluding episode of Armando Iannucci's political comedy. Every dog has its day, but as the fallout from the enquiry starts to take its … [continue reading]
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Series Fun Facts
- Each episode also has a credit for "the cast" under the writer credits. This is due to some of the dialogue being improvised.
- The show employs Ian Martin (V) as a "swearing consultant"; one of his roles is to pen the complex and creative insults used in the show.
- The Newsnight (UK) interviews between Jeremy Paxman and Justin Edwards (as Ben Swain) were created by splicing together archive footage from Paxman on Newsnight with newly filmed shots of Edwards.