Season Three of UK comedy The Thick Of It airs on the ABC this week.
Filmed in 2009, there are 8 episodes in this season. A fourth series has also been commissioned.
The return of political satire inside the corridors of British power sees lowly MP Nicola Murray promoted to Cabinet when all others shun an unfashionable department.
Murray is so far down the list of prospective ministers that the PM’s chief enforcer Malcolm Tucker does not even have a file on her. But she is promoted to the head of the Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship when no one else will take the post.
Nicola is very keen and she has expensive ideas and ideals and Malcolm discovers she comes with an agenda that will cause him some discomfort.
It returns 10:00pm Thursday July 21 on ABC2.