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.

  1. Armando Iannucci


Series Cast

  1. Chris Addison

    Chris Addison

    Oliver Reeder

    21 Episodes

  2. Peter Capaldi

    Peter Capaldi

    Malcolm Tucker

    21 Episodes

  3. Paul Higgins

    Paul Higgins

    Jamie MacDonald

    21 Episodes

  4. Rebecca Front

    Rebecca Front

    Nicola Murray

    21 Episodes

  5. Roger Allam

    Roger Allam

    21 Episodes

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Last Season

The Thick of It

Season 4

2012 | 7 Episodes

Season 4 of The Thick of It premiered on September 8, 2012.

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The Thick of It



Status Ended


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  • 18


    Films rated 18 are for adults. No-one under 18 is allowed to see an 18 film at the cinema or buy / rent an 18 rated video. No 18 rated works are suitable for children.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m



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