Political Animals

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0101Wilberforce20120815

0101Wilberforce2012081520140112
20120815 (BBC7)
20140117 (BBC7)
20140118 (BBC7)
20140119 (BBC7)

The chief mouser to the Cabinet Office, 1973-1987, reflects on life with Margaret Thatcher

by Tony Bagley.

The first in a series of four scurrilous talks given by well-known, if unreliable, Downing Street cats, who relate their trials and tribulations under four different Prime Ministers.

Part 1

Wilberforce, Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office 1973-1987, reflects on his life with Margaret Thatcher.

Wilberforce - Clive Swift

Directed by Marc Beeby.

0102Humphrey20120822

0102Humphrey2012082220140119
20120822 (BBC7)
20140124 (BBC7)
20140125 (BBC7)
20140126 (BBC7)

The chief mouser to the Cabinet Office, 1989-1997, reflects on life with New Labour.

by Tony Bagley

The second in a series of four talks by well-known Downing Street cats, relating their trials and tribulations under four different Prime Ministers.

The notoriously photo-shy Humphrey, Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office 1989 to 1997, a cat with a robust vocabulary and a pretty earthy view of political life, looks back on his struggles with all things New Labour.

Humphrey - James Fleet

Directed by Marc Beeby.

0103Sybil20120829

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20120829 (BBC7)
20140131 (BBC7)
20140201 (BBC7)
20140202 (BBC7)

by Tony Bagley.

The third in a series of four scurrilous talks given by well-known, if unreliable, Downing Street cats, relating their trials and tribulations under four different Prime Ministers.

Sybil, Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office 2007 to 2008, reflects on her troubled life with Gordon and Alistair.

Directed by Marc Beeby.

The chief mouser to the Cabinet Office, 2007-2008, reflects on life with Gordon Brown.

Sybil - Tracy Wiles

0104 LASTLarry2012090520140202

by Tony Bagley.

The last of four scurrilous talks given by well-known, if unreliable, Downing Street cats, relating their trials and tribulations under four different Prime Ministers

Larry, Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office since 2011, gives a cat's eye view of life in Downing Street under a coalition government.

Directed by Marc Beeby.

, Chief Mouser to the Cabinet since 2011, explains life under a coalition government.

Larry....Clive Swift

Aide - Tracy Wiles

0201Bo And Barack20131204

by Tony Bagley

1. Bo and Barack

The first in a series of four talks giving an unreliable dog's eye view of the trials and tribulations of living in the White House. Today President Obama's dog, Bo, suffers an identity crisis.

Directed by Marc Beeby.

0202Barney And George2013121120131211 (BBC7)
20140207 (BBC7)
20140208 (BBC7)
20140209 (BBC7)

Barney reveals how George broke his heart by being unfaithful with a man called Tony.

by Tony Bagley.

2. Barney and George

An unreliable dog's eye view of the trials and tribulations of living in the White House. Here, Barney reveals how George broke his heart by being unfaithful with a man called Tony.

Directed by Marc Beeby.

The second in a series of four talks giving an unreliable dog's eye view of the trials and tribulations of living in the White House. Today, Barney reveals how George broke his heart by being unfaithful with a man called Tony.

0203Buddy And Bill20131218

by Tony Bagley

3. Buddy and Bill

Bill Clinton's dog, Buddy, relives his turbulent tenure in the White House, a time made perilous by his arch enemy, Socks the Cat.

Buddy - Kerry Shale

Socks - Joel Maccormack

West Wing Guy - David Seddon

Directed by Marc Beeby

0204 LASTRex and Ron20140101

0204 LASTRex And Ron20140101

by Tony Bagley

4. Rex and Ron

Ronald Reagan's dog, Rex, reveals that he shared his master's passion for acting.

The last in a series of four talks giving an unreliable dog's eye view of the trials and tribulations of living in the White House.

Directed by Marc Beeby.