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The New Statesman (TV Series 1987–1994) Poster

(1987–1994)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Geoffrey Sax ... (15 episodes, 1987-1990)
Graeme Harper ... (12 episodes, 1991-1992)
Marcus Mortimer ... (1 episode, 1994)

Series Writing Credits  

Maurice Gran ... (creator) (29 episodes, 1987-1994)
Laurence Marks ... (creator) (29 episodes, 1987-1994)

Series Cast  

Rik Mayall ...  Alan B'Stard 29 episodes, 1987-1994
Michael Troughton ...  Piers Fletcher-Dervish 26 episodes, 1987-1992
Marsha Fitzalan ...  Sarah B'Stard 21 episodes, 1987-1992
Terence Alexander ...  Sir Greville McDonald / ... 8 episodes, 1989-1992
Rowena Cooper Rowena Cooper ...  Norman Bormann 5 episodes, 1987
John Nettleton ...  Sir Stephen Baxter 5 episodes, 1987-1989
Berwick Kaler ...  Geoff Dicquead / ... 5 episodes, 1989-1990
Nick Stringer ...  Crippen / ... 4 episodes, 1987-1989
Victor Lucas ...  Mr Speaker / ... 4 episodes, 1989
Steve Nallon ...  Margaret Thatcher / ... 4 episodes, 1987-1990
Vivien Heilbron Vivien Heilbron ...  Beatrice Protheroe 3 episodes, 1987
Benjamin Whitrow ...  Paddy O'Rourke 3 episodes, 1991-1992
Brigitte Kahn Brigitte Kahn ...  Frau Kleist / ... 3 episodes, 1987-1992
Adam Wide Adam Wide ...  Messenger / ... 3 episodes, 1987-1991
John Carlin John Carlin ...  House of Commons Speaker 3 episodes, 1987
John Warnaby John Warnaby ...  Auctioneer / ... 3 episodes, 1992
Alan Hardwick Alan Hardwick ...  Newscaster 3 episodes, 1989-1990
Charles Gray ...  Roland Gidleigh-Park 2 episodes, 1987
Peter Sallis ...  Sidney Bliss 2 episodes, 1987
Martin Friend ...  House of Commons Speaker 2 episodes, 1991
Tip Tipping Tip Tipping ...  Mugger / ... 2 episodes, 1991
Andy Serkis ...  Peter Moran 2 episodes, 1989
Celia Imrie ...  Hilary 2 episodes, 1988-1989
Jerome Willis ...  Sir Austin Periam / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1990
David Simeon David Simeon ...  P.C. Austin / ... 2 episodes, 1987-1990
Judith Hibbert Judith Hibbert ...  Chantelle / ... 2 episodes, 1987-1989
Jim Brogan Jim Brogan ...  Beggar 2 episodes, 1989
Brian Walden Brian Walden ...  Interviewer 1 episode, 1994
Stephen Fry ...  Piers Lonsdale 1 episode, 1989
Lou Hirsch Lou Hirsch ...  Houghton Mifflin 1 episode, 1989
Suzette Llewellyn Suzette Llewellyn ...  Georgina 1 episode, 1989
Geoffrey McGivern Geoffrey McGivern ...  Producer 1 episode, 1994
Trevor Laird Trevor Laird ...  Lance Okum-Martin 1 episode, 1987
Bernard Gallagher Bernard Gallagher ...  Chief Whip 1 episode, 1989
William Merrow William Merrow ...  Helmut Drucker 1 episode, 1989
Julianne White ...  Donna Nightingale 1 episode, 1989
Brenda Bruce ...  Beryl 1 episode, 1991
Kevin McNally ...  Colonel Gromyko 1 episode, 1991
Maurice Roëves ...  Ken Price 1 episode, 1991
James Saxon James Saxon ...  Victor Crosby 1 episode, 1991
John Sessions ...  Lord Penistone 1 episode, 1991
Phoebe Scholfield Phoebe Scholfield ...  Make-Up Girl 1 episode, 1994
Isabelle Amyes Isabelle Amyes ...  Lady Virginia 1 episode, 1987
Patrick Godfrey ...  Chief Whip 1 episode, 1987
William Simons ...  Catchpole 1 episode, 1987
Helen Lederer ...  Radio Presenter 1 episode, 1989
Mac McDonald ...  Sheriff 1 episode, 1989
Leonie Mellinger Leonie Mellinger ...  Clarissa 1 episode, 1989
Duncan Preston Duncan Preston ...  Floor Manager 1 episode, 1989
David Stoll David Stoll ...  Judge 1 episode, 1989
Joan Bakewell Joan Bakewell ...  Herself 1 episode, 1991
David Bamber ...  Julian Whitaker 1 episode, 1991
Penny Brownjohn Penny Brownjohn ...  Betty Gammon 1 episode, 1991
Mark Kingston ...  Freddy Ogilvy 1 episode, 1991
Moray Watson Moray Watson ...  Professor Eugene Quail 1 episode, 1991
John Bowe ...  Pietro Garibaldi 1 episode, 1992
David Calder ...  Le Cul 1 episode, 1992
David Cardy David Cardy ...  Arturo 1 episode, 1992
Sara Markland Sara Markland ...  Studio Girl 1 episode, 1994
William Hootkins ...  Willoughby Guzzler 1 episode, 1987
Angus MacInnes ...  Captain Hirsch 1 episode, 1987
Peter Martin ...  Vernon 1 episode, 1987
Tara Moran Tara Moran ...  Young Conservative 1 episode, 1987
Tim Stern Tim Stern ...  Cabbie 1 episode, 1987
Arthur Cox ...  Ronald Barrett 1 episode, 1989
Allan Hargreaves Allan Hargreaves ...  Himself 1 episode, 1989
Randal Herley Randal Herley ...  Mr. Mumford 1 episode, 1989
Hugh Laurie ...  Waiter 1 episode, 1989
William Sleigh William Sleigh ...  Castro 1 episode, 1989
Alan Ford ...  Police Inspector 1 episode, 1991
Joanna Kanska Joanna Kanska ...  Ludmilla 1 episode, 1991
Anna Keaveney Anna Keaveney ...  Marcia Hornsby 1 episode, 1991
Sarah Neville Sarah Neville ...  Stella Crossman 1 episode, 1991
Tom Chadbon ...  Dutch Commissioner 1 episode, 1992
Hans Meyer ...  Herr Wessel 1 episode, 1992
Christopher Ryan ...  Ioannis Douvalopoulos 1 episode, 1992
Serena Gordon Serena Gordon ...  Victoria 1 episode, 1987
Steffanie Pitt Steffanie Pitt ...  Cyndy 1 episode, 1987
Diana Weston ...  Edie Guzzler 1 episode, 1987
Lewis Hancock Lewis Hancock ...  Elevator Attendant 1 episode, 1989
Tamsin Heatley ...  Annalena 1 episode, 1989
Paula Jacobs Paula Jacobs ...  Labour Woman MP 1 episode, 1989
Allan Larenzo Allan Larenzo ...  Manager 1 episode, 1989
Nicholas Parsons Nicholas Parsons ...  Himself 1 episode, 1989
Dorothea Phillips ...  Mrs. Mumford 1 episode, 1989
Joanne Heywood Joanne Heywood ...  Cher Titley 1 episode, 1991
David Lloyd David Lloyd ...  Police Sergeant 1 episode, 1991
Johnny More Johnny More ...  Neil Kinnock 1 episode, 1991
Michael Robbins ...  Mad Eddie 1 episode, 1991
Hilary Trott Hilary Trott ...  TV Interviewer 1 episode, 1991
Paul Bentall Paul Bentall ...  Nicki Ceaucescu 1 episode, 1992
Vincent Grass ...  Claude Chagrin 1 episode, 1992
Robert Jezek Robert Jezek ...  American 1 episode, 1992
Neville Phillips Neville Phillips ...  Headmaster 1 episode, 1987
Hubert Rees Hubert Rees ...  Goronwy Hopkins 1 episode, 1987
John Ringham ...  Police Commander 1 episode, 1987
John Woodvine ...  Sir Malachi Jellicoe 1 episode, 1987
Neil Daglish Neil Daglish ...  Keith 1 episode, 1989
Terence Hillyer Terence Hillyer ...  Larry 1 episode, 1989
Roger Kitter Roger Kitter ...  Himself 1 episode, 1989
Christa Ackroyd Christa Ackroyd ...  Newsreader 1 episode, 1991
Marc Atwood Marc Atwood ...  Clive 1 episode, 1991
Pippa Brill Pippa Brill ...  Young Woman at Party 1 episode, 1991
Ron Webster Ron Webster ...  House of Commons Policeman 1 episode, 1991
Peter Geeves Peter Geeves ...  Reinhard 1 episode, 1992
Sandy Walsh Sandy Walsh ...  Newsreader 1 episode, 1992
Noel Coleman Noel Coleman ...  Judge 1 episode, 1987
John Fitzgerald Jay John Fitzgerald Jay ...  Co-Pilot 1 episode, 1987
Alan Downer Alan Downer ...  Minister 1 episode, 1989
Debbie Killingback Debbie Killingback ...  Pamela 1 episode, 1989
Heather Tobias Heather Tobias ...  Woman in Church 1 episode, 1989
Shend ...  Youth 1 episode, 1991
Paul O'Grady ...  Marlene Dietrich 1 episode, 1992
Richard Ireson Richard Ireson ...  Inspector Radford 1 episode, 1987
Chris Tummings ...  Police Sergeant 1 episode, 1987
Michael Branwell Michael Branwell ...  Vicar 1 episode, 1989
Cheryl Miller Cheryl Miller ...  Dhorinja 1 episode, 1989
David Doyle David Doyle ...  Youth 1 episode, 1991
Graham Rigby ...  Old M.P. 1 episode, 1991
Catherine Chevalier ...  Newscaster 1 episode, 1992
Donald Nithsdale Donald Nithsdale ...  Bishop 1 episode, 1987
Geoff Oldham ...  Conservative Minister 1 episode, 1987
Amanda Walker ...  Mrs. Selway 1 episode, 1987
Kim Benson Kim Benson ...  Agnes 1 episode, 1989
Patricia Samuels Patricia Samuels ...  Female Protester 1 episode, 1989
Colin Wyatt ...  Stage Hand 1 episode, 1989
Nicholas Fry Nicholas Fry ...  Newsreader 1 episode, 1991
Gill McCahon Gill McCahon ...  Tory Model 1 episode, 1991
Yuri Klimov Yuri Klimov ...  Romanian Refugee 1 episode, 1992
Alan Starkey ...  Mayor 1 episode, 1987
Charmian May Charmian May ...  Game Show Producer 1 episode, 1989
Dave Atkins Dave Atkins ...  Liberal Democrat MP 1 episode, 1991
Brian Horstead Brian Horstead ...  Ginsburg 1 episode, 1987
Jayne Irving Jayne Irving ...  Herself 1 episode, 1987
Natasha Gray ...  Make Up Girl 1 episode, 1989
Bernard Alexander Bernard Alexander ...  House of Commons Policeman 1 episode, 1987
Paul Butterworth ...  Floor Manager 1 episode, 1987
Erick Ray Evans Erick Ray Evans ...  Hugo 1 episode, 1989
Peter Woods Peter Woods ...  Himself 1 episode, 1989
David F. Betts David F. Betts ...  Policeman 1 1 episode, 1987
Howard Lee Howard Lee ...  Patrolman 1 episode, 1987
John Segal ...  Clive 1 episode, 1989
Richard Whitmore Richard Whitmore ...  Himself 1 episode, 1989
Charlie Burman Charlie Burman ...  Policeman 2 1 episode, 1987
George Phillips George Phillips ...  Ambulanceman 1 episode, 1987
Peter Spraggon ...  Policeman at No 10 1 episode, 1989
Christopher Gray Christopher Gray ...  Mrs. Thatcher's Detective 1 episode, 1987
David Sutch David Sutch ...  Himself 1 episode, 1987
Lynda Lee Lewis Lynda Lee Lewis ...  Game Show Hostess 1 episode, 1989
Chris Barrie ...  Various Characters 1 episode, 1988
Matyelok Gibbs Matyelok Gibbs ...  Mrs. Bick 1 episode, 1989
Stuart Golland Stuart Golland ...  Farmer 1 episode, 1989
Anthony Schaeffer Anthony Schaeffer ...  German Man 1 episode, 1989
David Beale David Beale ...  Mr. Speaker 1 episode, 1990
Michael Bilton Michael Bilton ...  Sir William Horsey QC 1 episode, 1990
Paul Birchard Paul Birchard ...  Ximenes 1 episode, 1990
Peter Blake Peter Blake ...  Kerry Grout 1 episode, 1990
Geoffrey Chater ...  Justice Saunders 1 episode, 1990
Dickie Davies ...  Himself 1 episode, 1990
Janine Duvitski ...  Interpreter 1 episode, 1990
Roger Grainger ...  Usher 1 episode, 1990
Tom Harrison ...  Vicar 1 episode, 1990
John McCririck John McCririck ...  John McCririck 1 episode, 1990
John Normington ...  Sidney Bliss 1 episode, 1990
James Quinn ...  Journalist 1 episode, 1990
John Rapley John Rapley ...  Bookmakers Shop Manager 1 episode, 1990
Raad Rawi ...  Chief Amlumi 1 episode, 1990
Harriet Reynolds Harriet Reynolds ...  Dame Josie 1 episode, 1990
Elizabeth Banks Elizabeth Banks ...  Nun 1 episode, 1992
Benedick Blythe Benedick Blythe ...  Count Otto Von Munchweiller 1 episode, 1992
John Challis ...  Gen. Giray 1 episode, 1992
Nicholas Colicos Nicholas Colicos ...  Journalist 1 episode, 1992
Don Henderson ...  Brigadier Miljanic 1 episode, 1992
Timothy Morand Timothy Morand ...  Journalist 1 episode, 1992
Robert Schofield Robert Schofield ...  Journalist 1 episode, 1992
Trudy Weiss ...  Belinda Howell 1 episode, 1992
Leslie Williamson Leslie Williamson ...  Robert Maxwell 1 episode, 1992
Nick Owen ...  Himself (uncredited) 1 episode, 1987
Henry Ayrton Henry Ayrton ...  Russian General (uncredited) 1 episode, 1991
Pat Gorman ...  Miljanic's soldier (uncredited) 1 episode, 1992

Series Produced by 

David Reynolds ... executive producer / producer (21 episodes, 1987-1991)
Tony Charles ... producer (7 episodes, 1989)
Andrew Benson ... producer (6 episodes, 1991)
David Noble ... associate producer (6 episodes, 1991)
John Bartlett ... executive producer: Yorkshire Television (6 episodes, 1992)
Bernard McKenna ... producer (6 episodes, 1992)
Michael Pilsworth ... executive producer (6 episodes, 1992)
Claire Hinson ... producer (1 episode, 1994)
Allan McKeown ... executive producer (1 episode, 1994)

Series Music by 

Alan Hawkshaw ... (27 episodes, 1987-1992)

Series Cinematography by 

Christopher Clayton ... (1 episode, 1994)

Series Film Editing by 

Bryce Clayton ... (7 episodes, 1987)
Lance Tattersall ... (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Stuart Quarmby ... (2 episodes, 1989)
Mykola Pawluk ... (2 episodes, 1992)

Series Casting By 

Malcolm Drury ... (14 episodes, 1987-1989)
Paddy Stern ... (13 episodes, 1990-1992)
Susie Parriss ... (6 episodes, 1992)

Series Production Design by 

Roger Andrews ... (28 episodes, 1987-1994)

Series Art Direction by 

Clara Zita ... (7 episodes, 1987)
Cluny South ... (6 episodes, 1992)

Series Costume Design by 

Judi Cheseldine ... (14 episodes, 1987-1989)
Bridget Tudor-Evans ... (12 episodes, 1991-1992)
Brian Castle ... (1 episode, 1990)
Diana Moseley ... (1 episode, 1994)

Series Makeup Department 

Phillipa Haigh ... make up / makeup artist (21 episodes, 1987-1991)
Gabrielle Hamilton ... makeup designer (6 episodes, 1992)
Pamela Fox ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1990)

Series Production Management 

Claire Hinson ... production manager (6 episodes, 1992)
John Heaton ... unit manager (4 episodes, 1987)
David Noble ... unit manager (4 episodes, 1987)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Peter Errington ... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1992)

Series Art Department 

Bert Mackay ... production buyer (18 episodes, 1987-1992)
John Sharp ... graphics (7 episodes, 1987)
Ed Bailey ... graphics (7 episodes, 1989)
Madeleine Howard ... production buyer (7 episodes, 1989)
Karen Webber ... graphics (6 episodes, 1991)
David Honeyball ... property master (6 episodes, 1992)
Dave Gledhill ... graphics (1 episode, 1989)
Bob Bayne ... production buyer (1 episode, 1990)
Wendy Taggart ... graphics (1 episode, 1990)
Janet Willmott ... production buyer (1 episode, 1992)

Series Sound Department 

Dave Whiteley ... sound / sound supervisor (27 episodes, 1987-1992)
Terry Cavagin ... dubbing mixer (7 episodes, 1987)
Nigel Holmes ... boom operator (6 episodes, 1992)
Tom Oliver ... boom operator (6 episodes, 1992)
Tim Alban ... dubbing editor (5 episodes, 1992)
Barrie Box ... film sound (4 episodes, 1987)
Jim Andrew ... O.B. sound (3 episodes, 1987)
Richard Skelton ... dubbing editor (1 episode, 1987)
Richard Laurence ... dubbing assistant (1 episode, 1991)
Dennis Weinreich ... dubbing editor (1 episode, 1992)
Brian Cooke ... boom operator (uncredited) (6 episodes, 1987)

Series Special Effects by 

Richard Van Den Bergh ... special effects technician (unknown episodes)

Series Stunts 

Tip Tipping ... stunt coordinator (3 episodes, 1992)
Roy Scammell ... stunt arranger (2 episodes, 1987)
Nick Gillard ... stunts (1 episode, 1992)
Lee Sheward ... stunt double (1 episode, 1992)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Colin Philpott ... senior cameraman / cameras / senior camera operator (23 episodes, 1987-1992)
Peter Squires ... lighting / lighting director / lighting technician (20 episodes, 1989-1992)
Christopher Clayton ... lighting (7 episodes, 1987)
Brian Abram ... vision control (6 episodes, 1987)
Bill Goodliffe ... vision control (6 episodes, 1991)
Gerry Lord ... senior cameraman (4 episodes, 1987)
Frank Pocklington ... film cameraman (4 episodes, 1987)
Peter Crawford ... vision control (4 episodes, 1989)
Eddie Kay ... vision control (4 episodes, 1989)
Kenneth Loveday ... stills (1 episode, 1987)
Rod Harris ... vision control (1 episode, 1992)
Colin McCarthy ... gaffer (1 episode, 1992)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sandra Fenton ... costume assistant (1 episode, 1991)

Series Editorial Department 

Stuart Quarmby ... video tape editor (18 episodes, 1987-1991)
Mary Hopkins ... vision mixer (15 episodes, 1987-1991)
Sandra Vardy ... vision mixer (6 episodes, 1992)
Mykola Pawluk ... videotape editor (4 episodes, 1992)
Chris Foley ... vision mixer (3 episodes, 1987)
Lance Tattersall ... video tape editor (3 episodes, 1989)
Karen Williams ... vision mixer (3 episodes, 1989)
Phil Cooke ... video tape editor (1 episode, 1989)
Phil Davies ... video tape editor (1 episode, 1989)
John Allen ... video tape editor (1 episode, 1991)

Series Location Management 

Julia Morpeth ... location manager (2 episodes, 1992)
Luc Vanden Bosch ... location manager (1 episode, 1992)

Series Other crew 

Robert Crossley ... stage manager / floor manager / stage management (20 episodes, 1987-1992)
Renée Short ... parliamentary adviser / parliamentary advisor (18 episodes, 1987-1991)
John Heaton ... floor manager (16 episodes, 1987-1991)
Bill Roberts ... studio supervisor (15 episodes, 1987-1990)
Anton Darby ... assistant stage manager / stage management / stage manager (14 episodes, 1987-1989)
Annette Roche ... stage manager / stage management (13 episodes, 1990-1992)
Susan France ... production assistant (7 episodes, 1987)
Eileen Colehan ... production assistant (7 episodes, 1989)
Carol McKenzie ... production assistant (6 episodes, 1991)
Mike Wilkinson ... studio supervisor (6 episodes, 1991)
Shanti K. Bhatia ... publicist (6 episodes, 1992)
Janet Mullins ... script supervisor (6 episodes, 1992)
Derek Oliver ... technical manager (6 episodes, 1992)
Rod Harris ... vision control (5 episodes, 1992)
Peter Crawford ... vision control (4 episodes, 1989)
Eddie Kay ... vision control (4 episodes, 1989)
Bill Goodliffe ... vision control (3 episodes, 1991)
Brian Abram ... vision control (1 episode, 1987)
Sonia Hampson ... production assistant (1 episode, 1990)
Granville Marshall ... vision control (1 episode, 1990)
David Noble ... floor manager (1 episode, 1990)
Jane Soans ... stage manager (1 episode, 1990)
Christa Feldhaus ... floor assistant (1 episode, 1991)
Gill Hinchcliffe ... floor assistant (1 episode, 1991)
Tip Tipping ... fight arranger (1 episode, 1991)
Karen Worley ... production secretary (1 episode, 1991)
Richard Balfe ... parliamentary consultant (1 episode, 1992)
Mia Jupp ... production secretary (1 episode, 1992)
Chris Methven ... vision control (1 episode, 1992)
Terry Watson ... console operator (1 episode, 1992)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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