The New Statesman

The New Statesman (1987)

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Creator: Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks
  • First Air Date: 1987-09-13
  • Last Air Date: 1992-12-26
  • Total Seasons: 4
  • Total Episodes: 26
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Networks: ITV1
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The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time.

  • Keywords: london, england, surreal, northern england, greed, politics, parliament, politician, satire, yorkshire, dark comedy, conservative, british politics, british politician, sitcom, house of commons
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    The New Statesman Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 1988-02-05
    3 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1987-09-13
    7 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1989-01-15
    7 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 1991-01-06
    6 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 1992-11-22
    6 Episodes

    The New Statesman Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Happiness is a Warm Gun25 min
    Season 1Episode 2Passport to Freedom25 min
    Season 1Episode 3Sex is Wrong25 min
    Season 1Episode 4Waste Not, Want Not25 min
    Season 1Episode 5Friends of St. James25 min
    Season 1Episode 6Three Line Whipping25 min
    Season 1Episode 7Baa Baa Black Sheep25 min
    Season 2Episode 1Fatal Extraction25 min
    Season 2Episode 2Live from Westminster25 min
    Season 2Episode 3A Wapping Conspiracy25 min
    Season 2Episode 4The Haltemprice Bunker25 min
    Season 2Episode 5California Here I Come25 min
    Season 2Episode 6May the Best Man Win25 min
    Season 2Episode 7Piers of the Realm25 min
    Season 2Episode 8Who Shot Alan B'Stard?60 min
    Season 3Episode 1Labour of Love25 min
    Season 3Episode 2The Party's Over25 min
    Season 3Episode 3Let Them Sniff Cake25 min
    Season 3Episode 4Keeping Mum25 min
    Season 3Episode 5Natural Selection25 min
    Season 3Episode 6Profit of Boom25 min
    Season 4Episode 1Back from the Mort25 min
    Season 4Episode 2H*A*S*H25 min
    Season 4Episode 3Speaking in Tongues25 min
    Season 4Episode 4Heil and Farewell25 min
    Season 4Episode 5A Bigger Splash25 min
    Season 4Episode 6The Irresistible Rise of Alan B'Stard25 min
    Season 4Episode 7A B'Stard Exposed25 min
    • Rik Mayall

      as Alan B'Stard
    • Michael Troughton

      as Piers Fletcher-Dervish
    Production David Reynolds Producer
    Sound Alan Hawkshaw Music
    Sound Dave Whiteley Sound Supervisor