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20100607 (BBC7)

The frustrations of backbench MP Duncan Stonebridge.

From May 2005.

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The frustrations of a backbench MP. Topical sitcom from Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis.

The frustrations of a backbench MP. Topical sitcom from Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. Starring James Fleet. From May 2005.

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MP Duncan welcomes a French delegation - will he end up with 'oeuf' on his face? Punt and Dennis's June 2005 topical sitcom.

MP Duncan welcomes a French delegation - will he end up with 'oeuf' on his face?

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The frustrations of backbench MP Duncan Stonebridge. From June 2005.

MP Duncan Stonebridge gets all wound up about a wind farm. Topical sitcom by Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. From June 2005.

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Labour MP Duncan Stonebridge dreads a visit from his critical Tory father.

Labour MP Duncan Stonebridge dreads a visit from his critical Tory father. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis sitcom from June 2005.

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Family friction for Duncan Stonebridge as MPs debate the Religious and Racial Hatred Bill.

Family friction for Duncan Stonebridge as MPs debate the Religious and Racial Hatred Bill. Stars James Fleet. From June 2005.

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MP Duncan goes on a date - with the Opposition. Stars James Fleet. Topical sitcom by Punt and Dennis. From June 2005.

MP Duncan goes on a date - with the Opposition. Stars James Fleet.

MP Duncan goes on a date - with the Opposition.

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MP Duncan is mired in the politics of ugly buildings.

4 Extra Premiere: In Punt and Dennis' topical sitcom, MP Duncan is mired in the politics of ugly buildings. Stars James Fleet. From October 2006.

4 Extra Premiere: In Punt and Dennis' topical sitcom, MP Duncan is mired in the politics of ugly buildings.

Stars James Fleet.

From October 2006.

Duncan returns to his constituency after a turbulent week at the Labour Party conference, but his hopes for a quiet weekend are soon dashed.

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The MP for Stonebridge has a run-in with a Russian oligarch on a personal mission.

MP Duncan defends his agent from a rabid Russian oligarch. Punt and Dennis's topical sitcom with James Fleet. From October 2006.

Stars James Fleet.

From October 2006.

Duncan has to save his agent Roger from the wrath of an enraged husband with powerful connections.

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MP Duncan faces accusations of financial irregularities.

MP Duncan faces accusations of financial irregularities. Punt and Dennis's topical sitcom with James Fleet. From October 2006.

MP Duncan Stonebridge is left with a large novelty cheque as some charity cash goes awry.

Backbench MP Duncan Stonebridge has to deal with accusations of financial irregularities at the constituency office.

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The MP for Rotherhurst has a run-in with a precocious teenager with a hidden agenda.

The MP for Rotherhurst has a run-in with a precocious teenager with a hidden agenda. Stars James Fleet. From October 2006.

Stars James Fleet.

From October 2006.

Duncan Stonebridge's office has organised a competition in which children can spend a day with an MP.

This turns out to be a bad idea.

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MP Duncan Stonebridge's hopes of taking part in a gentle sponsored walk are dashed.

MP Duncan Stonebridge's hopes of taking part in a gentle sponsored walk are dashed. Stars James Fleet. From October 2006.

Stars James Fleet.

From October 2006.

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MP Duncan Stonebridge does Sue a favour and suddenly finds that he's Graham the surveyor.

MP Duncan Stonebridge does Sue a favour and suddenly finds that he's Graham the surveyor. Stars James Fleet. From November 2006. Episode 6 of 6.

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Hapless backbencher Duncan Stonebridge loses a laptop full of secret government reports. Stars James Fleet. From October 2008.

Hapless backbencher Duncan Stonebridge loses a laptop full of secret government reports.

Stars James Fleet.

From October 2008.

Hapless backbench MP Duncan Stonebridge dreams of a quiet weekend at home in his constituency, but there is a new, female, Tory leader of the council for him to contend with.

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MP Duncan Stonebridge faces trial by ballroom dance. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis's sitcom.

MP Duncan Stonebridge faces trial by ballroom dance. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis's sitcom stars James Fleet. From October 2008.

MP Duncan Stonebridge faces trial by ballroom dance.

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis's sitcom.

Backbench MP Duncan Stonebridge loves the excitement, intrigue and power of Westminster life.

It's just his constituency that he finds tricky.

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Wary MP Duncan Stonebridge leaves Westminster for a weekend of hell in his constituency.

Wary MP Duncan Stonebridge leaves Westminster for a weekend of hell in his constituency. Stars James Fleet. From October 2008.

The weekend trials of Duncan Stonebridge MP as he reluctantly leaves civilized Westminster to face the dog-eat-dog world of a small-town constituency.

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MP Duncan's ability to stay awake for long periods is sorely tested by an all-night vigil. Stars James Fleet. From October 2008.

Duncan's ability to stay awake for long periods is sorely tested by an all-night vigil.

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MP Duncan's peace of mind is severely put to the test by an apparent death threat. Starring James Fleet. From November 2008.

MP Duncan's peace of mind is severely put to the test by an apparent death threat.

Starring James Fleet.

From November 2008.

Duncan Stonebridge MP loves the excitement and intrigue of Westminster life, it's just his constituency that he finds tricky.

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MP Duncan receives an attractive job offer. But will it tempt him away from Westminster?

MP Duncan receives an attractive job offer. But will it tempt him away from Westminster? Stars James Fleet. From November 2008.

MP Duncan receives an attractive job offer.

But will it tempt him away from Westminster?

But will it tempt him away from Westminster? Stars James Fleet.

From November 2008.

Life at grass-roots level for Duncan Stonebridge MP, as he reluctantly leaves Westminster for another weekend of constituency hell.