The Thick of It (2005– )

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Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.

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 Oliver Reeder (22 episodes, 2005-2012)
James Smith ...
 Glenn Cullen (22 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Malcolm Tucker (21 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Terri Coverley (20 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Nicola Murray (13 episodes, 2009-2012)
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 Emma Messinger (10 episodes, 2007-2012)
Vincent Franklin ...
 Stewart Pearson (10 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Phil Smith (10 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Peter Mannion (10 episodes, 2007-2012)
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Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.

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One of the main characters is called Glen Cullen. Glencullen is the name of two places in Ireland (a village in County Dublin and a townland in County Mayo). See more »

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[knock on door]
Malcolm Tucker: Come the fuck in or fuck the fuck off.
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the office + yes minister = a slice of pure fried gold
17 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

In the thick of it is what you would get if you mixed the office with yes minister. shot as a documentary (like the office) it's about the office of social affairs and how they get in and out of trouble every week with hilarious results. Hugh abbot (Chris Langham) is pretty much the Dave Brent of it all while his sidekicks, Olly, Glen and Terri are pretty much there to take the blows for him. The show isn't for everyone because the humour is really dry but if you are a fan of the now modern day British sitcom then this is the most intelligent of the lot. witty dialogue, superb acting, and brilliant originality gives this underrated sitcom a 10/10.


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