Weak At The Top

Comedy series by Guy Browning about a high-powered Marketing Director with no morals.

Starring Alexander Armstrong as Marketing Maestro and Totty Magnet, John Weak.

Episodes

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Comedy series by Guy Browning about a high-powered Marketing Director with no morals.

Starring Alexander Armstrong as Marketing Maestro and Totty Magnet, John Weak.

John Weak is an aggressive marketing director with no morals and little brain. Stars Alexander Armstrong. From September 2005.

John Weak retains his vital Gold Executive Frequent Flyer Club card by sacking Debbie during her appraisal.

To afford an emergency return flight to Miami, Hayley books it one way.

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Mean marketing director John Weak battles to roll out an urgent global website. Stars Alexander Armstrong. From September 2005.

Sir Marcus wants a global web presence by the end of the week.

Weak descends to the IT netherworld to do battle with Gavin Smedley, an IT Director grown from the sweat of a techie's armpit.

Mean marketing director John Weak battles to roll out an urgent global website.

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John Weak discovers nothing is legally binding about a legally binding contract. Stars Alexander Armstrong. From September 2005.

Weak discovers there's nothing legally binding about a legally binding contract.

John Weak discovers nothing is legally binding about a legally binding contract.

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John Weak's witty comment on a leaving card gives Human Resources a hot flush. Stars Alexander Armstrong. From September 2005.

Weak discovers there's a T missing from the end of HR, when Human Resources has a communal hot flush in response to his witty entry on Deirdre Simmons' leaving card.

John Weak's witty entry on a leaving card gives Human Resources a hot flush.

John Weak's witty entry on a leaving card gives Human Resources a hot flush. Stars Alexander Armstrong. From September 2005.

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With no morals and little brain, aggressive marketing director John Weak is back. Stars Alexander Armstrong. From June 2006.

Weak designs the perfect company conference using only a video of great sporting moments and "that fox" from Channel 5 news.

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Marketeer John Weak has got a chocolate bar crisis. How to improve sales - fast? Stars Alexander Armstrong. From July 2006.

Marketeer John Weak's got a chocolate bar crisis: How to improve sales - fast? Stars Alexander Armstrong. From July 2006.

Weak reveals the feminist text of a chocolate bar ad, featuring a bikini-clad model with lips that could suck the hairshirt off a Benedictine monk at 50 yards.

Marketeer John Weak's got a chocolate bar crisis: How to improve sales - fast?

How to improve sales - fast?

A new series of the comedy which puts the man into management, written by Guy Browning, and starring Alexander Armstrong as Marketing Maestro and Totty Magnet, John Weak.

2/4 Booty

Weak reveals the feminist metatext of a chocolate bar ad, featuring a bikini-clad model.

John Weak - Alexander Armstrong

Sir Marcus - Geoffrey Whitehead

Hayley - Clare Perkins

Bill Peters - Ron Cook

Sacha/Petra - Tracy Wiles

Tibet/Stewardess/Warden - Adjoa Andoh

Steward/Ski Guy/Barman - Kim Wall

Music by David Pickvance

Producer/Director Jonquil Panting

Marketeer John Weak's got a chocolate bar crisis: How to improve sales - fast? Stars Alexander Armstrong.

From July 2006.

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Marketing maestro John Weak tackles a meeting room crisis with a little seduction. Stars Alexander Armstrong. From June 2006.

Weak solves the meeting room crisis by seducing Sam Whetstone, the 'stone-faced old trout with a face like a dropped pie'.

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Marketeer John Weak has got an environmental crisis - trying to go green without the costs. Stars Alexander Armstrong. From July 2006.

Marketeer John Weak has got an environmental crisis - going 'green' without the costs.

Stars Alexander Armstrong.

From July 2006.

Weak turns Smokehouse green while saving Sir Marcus from an eco-Nazi who insists on paper underwear.