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Political satire. Peter Mannion is told to launch his coalition partner's new 'Networked Nation' policy. However, Peter doesn't even know how to right-click a mouse.

Peter Mannion, the Secretary of State for Social Affairs, is told to launch his coalition partner Fergus's new 'Networked Nation' policy at a school. Peter doesn't even know how to right-click a mouse and would rather be celebrating his wedding anniversary, but Stewart Pearson won't hear otherwise. So Fergus is left in charge of drawing up a list of staff redundancies, and Terri Coverley is pretty sure she can make Fergus's hit list if she works hard at under-performing, and finds help from an unexpected direction.

Peter's policy launch is a disaster, and the disaster recovery plan is even more of a disaster.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 8 Sep 2012 22:55

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Role Contributor
Peter Mannion Roger Allam
Phil Smith Will Smith
Terri Coverley Joanna Scanlan
Fergus Williams Geoffrey Streatfeild
Adam Kenyon Ben Willbond
Glenn Cullen James Smith
Stewart Pearson Vincent Franklin
Emma Messenger Olivia Poulet
Teacher Dave Florez
Raj Hamza Jeetoa
Charlotte Jessica Henwick
Journalist Manjinder Virk
Journalist Gareth Tunley
Journalist Adam Tandy
Journalist Dan Mersh
Journalist Martha Cope
Journalist Tom Andrews
Writer Simon Blackwell
Writer Tony Roche
Writer David Quantick
Actor Roger Drew
Writer Will Smith
Writer Sean Gray
Writer Armando Iannucci
Writer Dan Gaster
Writer Ian Martin
Director Natalie Bailey
Producer Adam Tandy
Executive Producer Armando Iannucci