Absolute Power (2003– )

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The inner workings of a successful PR firm - lying for a living.

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 Charles Prentiss (12 episodes, 2003-2005)
John Bird ...
 Martin McCabe (12 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Jamie Front (12 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Alison Jackman (12 episodes, 2003-2005)
Nicholas Burns ...
 Nick Mayer (12 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Cat Durnford (12 episodes, 2003-2005)
Stefanie Callister ...
 Newsreader (6 episodes, 2003-2005)
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With spin doctors ery much in the spotlight of late, this TV adaption of the BBC radio series could hardly have picked a better time to rear its head. The show centres around the workings of Prentiss McCabe, a PR agency whose offices play host to a succession of minor celebrities, politicians and high-up businessmen who all need photo-shoots arranging and soundbites composing. Ethics are not a priority; the firm's staff will lie, cheat and possibly steal as long as it makes their clients look good. Written by Richard Smeltzer

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Simon Wellington: It's very simple. I was looking for a fox.
Colin Priestley: Right. Jesus. It's our own fault. We train you guys to talk bollocks in the House of Commons and the television studio, but please spare me the dispatch box stare. I'm not Leader of the Opposition. I'm an intelligent man.
Simon Wellington: A fox. Really. There are foxes on the heath. It's quite a sight. I like to go there after doing my red boxes.
Colin Priestley: Simon. Simon. As the Prime Minister's Press Secretary, you take more confessions than a priest, so I've heard the best lies ...
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Spun-off from In the Red (1998) See more »

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Wickedly Funny Satire

This really is an excellent series.Set in the murky world of PR,it brilliantly sends up the world of celebrity and political spin. Wickedly funny and all too true to life. Originally a radio series for BBC R4,it has successfully crossed over to the small screen.


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