The Party Party

The face of British Politics is about to change as the party representing the loony right and centre sweeps to power, disrupting forever the very normal, very predictable, very sit-com lives of the actors living in Microcosm.

"Vote Party Party - for want of anything better to vote for"..

A manic, futuristic comedy series, describing the weird and wonderful world of British politics in the far-off era of 1992.

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The face of British Politics is about to change as the party representing the loony right and centre sweeps to power, disrupting forever the very normal, very predictable, very sit-com lives of the actors living in Microcosm.

"Vote Party Party - for want of anything better to vote for"..

A manic, futuristic comedy series, describing the weird and wonderful world of British politics in the far-off era of 1992.

It's 1993 and the party of the loony right and centre sweeps to power. Stars Robert Glenister and Rory Bremner. From May 1987.

It's 1992 and the party of the loony right and centre sweeps to power. Stars Robert Glenister and Rory Bremner. From May 1987.

It's 1992 and the party of the loony right and centre sweeps to power.

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20070816 (BBC7)
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20081027 (BBC7)
20081028 (BBC7)
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20121005 (BBC7)
20150702 (BBC7)

Prime Minister Action Man explains himself to the nation. Stars Hugh Laurie, Clive Mantle and Robert Glenister star. From May 1987.

Prime Minister Action Man explains himself to the nation.

Action Man, the leader of the Party Party, is now Prime Minister.

Meanwhile, the people of Microcosm take acting lessons.

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20121012 (BBC7)
20150709 (BBC7)

Will Sir Lord Knight's campaign over the danger of ads do the business? Stars Hugh Laurie and Clive Mantle. From May 1987.

Will his Lordship's ad campaign do the business? Are Bs and Ks funny?

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20081110 (BBC7)
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20121019 (BBC7)
20150716 (BBC7)

No one in Microcosm notices that the quiz show Narrator has gone missing. Stars Hugh Laurie and Clive Mantle. From June 1987.

No one in Microcosm notices that the quiz show Narrator has gone missing.

Stars Hugh Laurie and Clive Mantle.

From June 1987.

The Narrator goes AWOL on a quiz show, but sadly his protest goes unnoticed by the inhabitants of Microcosm.

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20081117 (BBC7)
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The town of Microcosm is set for revenge, greed and attempted murder. Stars Hugh Laurie and Clive Mantle. From June 1987.

The town of Microcosm is set for revenge, greed - and attempted murder.

Another exciting episode.

A day of celebration for the whole of Britain.

But will it cheer up the denizens of Microcosm, who have no sound effects?

London seems better off than Microcosm for sound effects.

Pomp galore in Microcosm - as Penny swaps places with the Queen and Dan with a brass band.

Pomp galore in Microcosm - as Penny swaps places with the Queen.

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Microcosm is host to revenge, greed, and attempted murder. Hugh Laurie, Robert Glenister and Clive Mantle star. From June 1987.

Microcosm is host to revenge, greed, and attempted murder.

The end of the first series brings tears to Microcosm, and with them resentment, revenge, greed, malice and attempted murder.