Number 2s

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0001The Devil You Know2014010420140106 (RU)
20140531 (RU)
20140602 (RU)

It is Sinead's first day as a civil servant and within hours she's been at a riot.

Sitcom about two civil servants. It is Sinead's first day and she's been in a riot, got her boss sacked and had to deal with her colleague's unwanted attentions.

It's Sinead's first day as a civil servant, and within hours she's been at a riot.

Sinead's first day as a civil servant and within hours she's been at a riot, managed to get her boss sacked, and had to deal with the unwanted attentions of her colleague Ricky.

0002 LASTThe Moral Maze2014011120140113 (RU)
20140607 (RU)
20140609 (RU)

Ricky and Sinead have been given the impossible task of getting their ministers to agree on what to do with the Maze site. But nothing is impossible in the new Northern Ireland.

Ricky and Sinead have the impossible task of getting their ministers to agree on something

0101Edukation, Edukation, Edukation!2014061420140616 (RU)

Sitcom about two Stormont civil servants. O'Hare and McCoubrey support a report on education because the author is a very attractive woman and they both fancy her.

0102On The Run2014062120140623 (RU)

Sitcom about two Stormont civil servants. O'Hare asks Ricky to hide one of his 'on the run' friends until he can get his immunity letter sorted.

O'Hare asks Ricky to hide one of his friends until he can get his immunity letter sorted.

0103Victory To The Banquet Men2014062820140630 (RU)

O'Hare gets an invite to a royal banquet, but McCoubrey's invite doesn't arrive.

Sitcom about two Stormont civil servants. O'Hare gets an invite to a royal banquet at Buckingham Palace, but McCoubrey's invite doesn't arrive.

0104A Load Of Symbolics2014070520140707 (RU)

Ricky and Sinead have to design a new flag for Northern Ireland but fight about it.

Ricky and Sinead have to design a new flag for Northern Ireland and end up fighting about it. A visitor from the Scottish Government causes ructions in the Assembly.

0105The Children Are Our Future2014071220140714 (RU)

Hunt orders Ricky to help his son pass the Transfer Test. O'Hare is arrested by the police

Hunt orders Ricky to help his son pass the Transfer Test. O'Hare is arrested by the police and is loving the publicity.

0106 LASTHoliday In The Rain2014071920140721 (RU)

It is marching season and everything is ready for a traditional summer stand off but McCoubrey and O'Hare have holiday plans so agree to promote some peace and understanding.

0201Crisis? What Crisis?20151003

The Stormont institutions are hanging by a thread. Can the Number 2s, Ricky and Grainne help? Will O'Hare admit the IRA exist in order to save the peace process? Probably not. In fact definitely not.

CAST

RICKY- Michael Condron

GRAINNE- Bronagh Waugh

MR HUNT- Patrick Fitzsimmons

MCCOUBREY- Ian Beattie

O'HARE- Marty Maguire

TREVOR- Damon Quinn

WRITTEN by McGarry/Quinn/mcDowell

PRODUCED by Paul Evans

A Hole in the Wall Gang Limited Production for BBC Radio Ulster.

0202Spad U Like2015101020151012 (RU)

The Number 2s get a new helper who's not very helpful. She's young, doesn't care about NI politics but can't be sacked because of who her mum is...but who is her father? Surely not a Stormont Minister?

CAST

RICKY- Michael Condron

GRAINNE- Bronagh Waugh

MR HUNT- Patrick Fitzsimmons

MCCOUBREY- Ian Beattie

O'HARE- Marty Maguire

TREVOR- Damon Quinn

CARMEL- Diona Doherty

WRITTEN by McGarry, Quinn, McDowell

PRODUCED by Paul Evans

A Hole in the Wall Gang Limited Production for BBC Radio Ulster.

0203Pop Idol2015101720151019 (RU)

When Carson's statue is stolen, Minister O'Hare is suspected.

The Stormont parties could actually all get along as long as nobody does anything stupid... like steal Carson's statue. Suspicion falls on Minister O'Hare but for once he is an innocent man. Where's Carson? And why does new start Carmel never turn up for work?

CAST

RICKY- Michael Condron

GRAINNE- Bronagh Waugh

MR HUNT- Patrick Fitzsimmons

MCCOUBREY- Ian Beattie

O'HARE- Marty Maguire

TREVOR- Damon Quinn

CARMEL - Diona Doherty

WRITTEN by McGarry, Quinn, McDowell

PRODUCED by Paul Evans

A Hole in the Wall Gang Limited Production for BBC Radio Ulster.

02042015102420151026 (RU)

Sitcom about two Stormont civil servants.

The Stormont parties could actually all get along as long as nobody does anything stupid... like steal Carson's statue. Suspicion falls on Minister O'Hare but for once he is an innocent man. Where's Carson? And why does new start Carmel never turn up for work?

CAST

RICKY- Michael Condron

GRAINNE- Bronagh Waugh

MR HUNT- Patrick Fitzsimmons

MCCOUBREY- Ian Beattie

O'HARE- Marty Maguire

TREVOR- Damon Quinn

CARMEL - Diona Doherty

WRITTEN by McGarry, Quinn, McDowell

PRODUCED by Paul Evans

A Hole in the Wall Gang Limited Production for BBC Radio Ulster.

02052015103120151102 (RU)

Sitcom about two Stormont civil servants and their daily struggle with political crises.

Sitcom about two Stormont civil servants and their daily struggle with political crises, zombie ministers and phantom budgets.