You're in Mark Hadley's office, yeah?
CIVIL SERVANT 1
I need to see him.
CIVIL SERVANT 2
it starts playing.
Well, what are you waiting for son, a
So, Sam. What’s the dynamic Simon
Foster, going to wow us with?
(v/o on radio)
...and of course the big one is
issue in these countries.
Diarrhoea? C’mon, Simon. You’re
International Development. Talk about
food parcels. Not arse-spraying
And so if we can tackle the easy
things, like diarrhoea.
He said it again. what is this? The
OFFICE - MORNING
Michael’s office, getting lots of documents, folders
etc ready. She’s on the phone to TOBY, who’s heading
out of their flat.
INTERCUT PHONE CALL:
You okay? First day at the new
department? You've got that thing
Oh yeah. Got my policy papers. Got my
which is a rug stitched full of
Have a good day. Call me if you need
Back this morning. Michael says
Fatty’s in a bad mood. He’s got water
Christ. I wouldn’t want to be around
when that blows. I can probably
flood victims. D’you know, Fatty’s
physically achieving it.
is it not?
Mark, are you co-ordinating that
Well co-ordinate it better.
Yes, can do.
Is that the Minister? Bloody nail -
has anyone got a nail file?
dispatch box. Simon’s worried.
about last night’s interview?
No not yet.
Perhaps he didn’t hear it.
Or maybe he’s dead.
(with a degree of genuine
waiting for. It’s in the post.
He’ll want you to row back from the
Fine, I can row. I rowed for my
college. Well, I was a cox. On
Question Time, you know the funny
question they always ask at the end?
Can we prep that now? I want to shine
on the funny question, cos I’m a funny
guy. With a light touch.
In the Loop (2009)
Synopsis: In the Loop is a 2009 British satirical black comedy film directed by Armando Iannucci. The film is a spin-off from the BBC Television series The Thick of It and satirizes Anglo-American politics in the 21st century and especially the invasion of Iraq. It was nominated for the 2009 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. The film stars Peter Capaldi, Tom Hollander, Gina McKee, Chris Addison, David Rasche, and James Gandolfini.