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The Thick of It (2005–2012)

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TV Series | 29 min | Comedy

Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
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Updated May 7, 2005

Release date (First episode)
May 19, 2005 (United Kingdom)

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Chris Addison
Oliver Reeder Oliver Reeder   See fewer
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James Smith
Glenn Cullen Glenn Cullen   See fewer
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Peter Capaldi
Malcolm Tucker Malcolm Tucker   See fewer
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Joanna Scanlan
Terri Coverley Terri Coverley   See fewer
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Rebecca Front
Nicola Murray Nicola Murray   See fewer
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Olivia Poulet
Emma Messinger Emma Messinger   See fewer
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Vincent Franklin
Stewart Pearson Stewart Pearson   See fewer
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Will Smith
Phil Smith Phil Smith   See fewer
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Roger Allam
Peter Mannion Peter Mannion   See fewer
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10
Lucinda Raikes
Angela Heaney Angela Heaney   See fewer
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Polly Kemp
Robyn Murdoch Robyn Murdoch   See fewer
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Ben Willbond
Adam Kenyon Adam Kenyon   See fewer
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Chris Langham
Hugh Abbot Hugh Abbot   See fewer
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Justin Edwards
Ben Swain Ben Swain   See fewer
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Tony Gardner
Dan Miller Dan Miller   See fewer
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Alex Macqueen
Julius Nicholson Julius Nicholson   See fewer
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Geoffrey Streatfeild
Fergus Williams Fergus Williams   See fewer
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Rob Edwards
Geoff Holhurst Geoff Holhurst   See fewer
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Rebecca Gethings
Helen Hatley Helen Hatley   See fewer
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Michael Colgan
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Peter Sullivan
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Zoe Telford
Marianne Swift Marianne Swift   See fewer
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Tim Bentinck
Cliff Lawton Cliff Lawton   See fewer
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Miles Jupp
John Duggan John Duggan   See fewer
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David Haig
Steve Fleming Steve Fleming   See fewer
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Affers Affers   See fewer
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Mary Drake Mary Drake   See fewer
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Pauline McKendrick Pauline McKendrick   See fewer
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Doug Hayes Doug Hayes   See fewer
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John Biggins
Driver Driver   See fewer
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Susan Dorling Susan Dorling   See fewer
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Matthew Marsh
Simon Hewitt Simon Hewitt   See fewer
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Robert Portal
Mark Davies Mark Davies   See fewer
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Roy Smedley Roy Smedley   See fewer
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Cathy Hastings Cathy Hastings   See fewer
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Richard Bacon
Richard Bacon Richard Bacon   See fewer
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Martin Savage
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Janice Janice   See fewer
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Manjinder Virk
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8.7 / 10 | 16,382 votes