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The Thick of It

The Thick of It

Armando Iannucci's award-winning satirical comedy has been hailed as "inspired, seemingly effortless and far too close for comfort" and "very funny, simultaneously depressing and elating" (The Independent).

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.

Written by some of Britain's top comic talents and shot in a gritty, improvised style, The Thick of It is compulsive, hilarious and often painful viewing.
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Episode Info

Final: 4x07 -- Series 4, Episode 7 (Oct/27/2012) [Special Airtime: 09:45 pm]

With the Home Office having cut police numbers and created a huge backlog of paperwork, they manage to shift the blame to DoSAC for the problems. Malcolm believes that Dan Miller has been sent on a fact-finding mission to a police station as it will make the Government look unresponsive.
Available Episodes

Series 4, Episode 7
Oct 27, 2012
Season 4 episode 7

Series 4, Episode 6
Oct 20, 2012
Season 4 episode 6

Series 4, Episode 5
Oct 13, 2012
Season 4 episode 5

Series 4, Episode 4
Sep 29, 2012
Season 4 episode 4

Series 4, Episode 3
Sep 22, 2012
Season 4 episode 3

Series 4, Episode 2
Sep 15, 2012
Season 4 episode 2

Series 4, Episode 1
Sep 08, 2012
Season 4 episode 1

Peter Capaldi
As Malcolm Tucker
Chris Addison
As Oliver Reeder
Joanna Scanlan
As Terri Coverley
James Smith (1)
As Glenn Cullen
Chris Langham
As Hugh Abbot


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Recurring Guests

Polly Kemp as Robyn Murdoch (3 eps)
Lucinda Raikes as Angela Heaney (2 eps)

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Warning: The Thick of It guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: BBC FOUR ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Saturdays at 10:10 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: May 20, 2005
Ended: October 27, 2012
Episode Order: 7
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