Malcolm Tucker

Rewriting History: The House of Commons and Intervention in Syria

Charlie Cadywould | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Politics
Charlie Cadywould

The politics of military intervention in Syria is such vintage Malcolm Tucker, you couldn't make up. The farce of front-bench politics would be hilarious if the subject matter weren't so serious.

QUIZ! Who Said It: Doctor Who Or Malcolm Tucker?

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Comedy

So Peter Capaldi is going to be the twelfth Doctor Who. Which is naturally cause for a) celebration and b) a quiz. And after trawling through D...

WATCH: Malcolm Tucker IS Doctor Who

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Hoorah! It's the first of no doubt many silly Doctor Who/The Thick Of It mash-ups, following the announcement that Peter Capadi is to be the twelfth D...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: The Thick Of It - Can This Really Be The End? | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Can this really be the last episode ever of 'The Thick Of It'? Judging by this series finale, there's still a lot more vitriol in the can waiting to b...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: The Thick Of It - Is This The End Of M Tucker? | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

'The Thick Of It's penultimate episode took off on a tangent, swapping the one-week each formula previously shared by Coalition and Opposition, for an...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: The Thick Of It - So Vitriolic, It Was Almost Erotic | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Finally, Episode 5 of this series found both sides of the government in action, as all parties tried to deal best with the fall-out of the viper’s k...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: The Thick Of It Found Malcolm Tucker Eyeing Revolution | Caroline Frost | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Anyone who has been missing Malcolm Tucker's mischief-making from much of this series will be delighted by the events of this week's fourth episode - ...

Iannucci's Renaissance of Ribaldry

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Comedy
Iddo Goldfarb

Anyway, the point is that those idiots who persist with the benighted philosophy that swearing is neither big nor clever should be pointed gently towards The Thick of It where they'll have their eyes opened to a veritable renaissance of ribaldry.

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: The Thick Of It - Swings And Roundabouts For The Coalition Government | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

After last week's almost existential angst in Opposition, the subdued Malcolm Tucker can at least console himself it's not all fun and backslaps in th...

Who (Allegedly) F***ing Said It: Andrew Mitchell Or Malcolm Tucker?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Politics

Andrew 'Thrasher' Mitchell was in trouble on Friday after reports that he hurled expletive, class-based abuse at several police officers guarding Down...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: The Thick Of It Finds Malcolm Tucker Working In Opposition... To His Boss | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

“No missed calls, I used to have missed calls piling up like f***ing pizza leaflets” Three years away from our screens, and thus was it immedia...

The Next Big Thing? - Rewriting the Rules of Print Journalism

Alex Perry | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK
Alex Perry

The debate around the fall of the print media industry has been raging for some time now. TV and radio threw the first punches and the internet went for the knockout blow. Closings and layoffs are now a regular occurrence and it is generally accepted that the news business has struggled to capitalise on the rise of digital.

'Capaldi Got Nine F**ks In One Sentence - I Got Eleven'

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Politics

Tony Blair's former chief spin doctor Alastair Campbell met his fictional doppelganger Malcolm Tucker - also known as Peter Capaldi from The Thick Of ...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: The Thick Of It - Coalition Of Perfect Disharmony | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Thick Of It’s been away from our screens for three long years. While its creator Armando Iannucci was looking the other way – small matters of...

Iannucci Blasts US 'Buffoons' Behind 'Thick Of It' Remake

PA | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Thick Of It's creator Armando Iannucci has slammed the "buffoons" who remade his political satire in the US. The 48-year-old acted as executive...

The Hidden Story of Cameron's Reshuffle- A Rejuvenation of the Whips Office

Alan Wager | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Politics
Alan Wager

The collapse of the ministerial careers of Davis and Fox show the stark influence Cameron's reshuffle will have. Lyndon Johnson once said of J. Edgar Hoover that 'it's probably better to have him inside the tent pissing out, than outside the tent pissing in'. Giving an increased number of new MPs a stake in the coalition government's future looks set to be the wisest feature of this upcoming reshuffle.

FIRST LOOK: Trailer For 'The Thick Of It' And The Fury's Already Upon Us

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

If you thought the corridors of Westminster had gone exceedingly quiet, fear not, it's all about to change. Malcolm Tucker is having to suck it up...

In Praise of John Bercow

Alan Wager | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Politics
Alan Wager

Attempting to write a contemporary blog on Westminster politics during the summer recess is a difficult task.

It's The Return Of Malcolm Tucker

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Malcolm Tucker had better get his coins ready for the swear box. The foul-mouthed spin doctor will be returning for a fourth series of The Thick of...

Filming Completes On New Series Of 'The Thick Of It'

Radio Times | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Fans of spin-doctor Malcolm Tucker's vitriolic outbursts will be rubbing their hands in anticipation at the news that filming has completed on a new s...

Caroline Frost

VEEP REVIEW: Has Armando Pulled It Off Stateside? | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Armando Ianucci’s CV is fit to bursting with side-splitting stuff. If we’d forgotten, we got a reminder when he received a Writers Guild gong at t...