Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that came around last year on BBC Two and was based around the General Election – Election Spy

Trailer

About the Show

Summary of Plot

A series of 5 minute spoof video diaries giving a comical look at campaigning for the 2017 UK General Election, filmed on the day of transmission in the run up to the election.. –IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 seasons

Characters:

Sanjeev Baskar – Sunni

Helen Monks – Amy

Priyanga Burford – Amira

Sophia Di Martino – Becs

Liam Williams – Harry

Martin Jarvis – Brian

Any Nyman – James

Samantha Bond – Diana

 

Trivia

 

  • First aired on the 30th May 2017 and ran up nightly to the General Election
  • takes a comic look behind the scenes at the political parties reacting to the day’s themes, rows and catastrophes.
  • Filmed on the afternoon of transmission, Election Spy takes a comic look behind the scenes at the political parties reacting to the day’s themes, rows and catastrophes
  • Written and directed by the creators of Ballot Monkeys, the five minute episodes observe what is going on in the Conservative, Labour, Lib Deb and UKIP campaign offices. The footage is presented as if spyware cameras have been activated in computers in the offices.