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Episode 5

Episode 5 of 5

Series of five plays by Jonathan Myerson depicting life inside Downing Street. On a walkabout of a Coventry estate, Amjad the PM's aide ends up punching a man to the floor.

Written by Jonathan Myerson. On an estate walkabout, Amjad gets into an argument with a doorstep lender and punches him. The papers have a field day. But Amjad insists he was in the right. Will he apologise?

Meanwhile the Lib Dem alliance partners want state funding for political parties but can't get Labour to agree. And the Deputy Leader of the Lib Dems has made a speech in the House blaming Simon for the suicide of an asylum seeker.....

Meanwhile there is a local press flurry about cars driving past a woman knocked down in the road - one of the negligent drivers turns out to be Alan, the PMs partner. This, in the week when Alan and Simon are putting the finishing touches to their civil partnership plans.

With the Alliance threatening to fall apart Nathan will stop at nothing to get Plaid Cymru and the Greens on their side.

PM - Simon Laity ..... Damian Lewis
Nathan ..... Mike Sengelow
Hugo ..... Julian Glover
Georgie ..... Gina Mckee
Amjad ..... Arsher Ali
Mike Glancey ..... Joseph Kloska
Louise Ryan ..... Niamh Cusack
Tim Keegan ..... Nicholas Rowe
Alan ..... John Hollingworth
Emyr Rhys/Lender ..... Steve Speirs
Jennifer Sands ..... Perdita Avery
Journalists ...... Theo Fraser Steele, Kate Gilbert, Kate Lamb

Produced and Directed by Clive Brill
A Pacificus Production for BBC Radio 4.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 22 Nov 2010 14:15

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