In the first episode, Ian learns that a new job doesn't necessarily mean a whole new team when a surprise appointment sees Ian reunited with former colleague, PR guru Siobhan Sharpe (Jessica Hynes). He also has to start getting to grips with a whole new set of personalities and office politics, including control-freak Head of Output, Anna Rampton (Sarah Parish) and Head of Strategic Governance Simon Harwood (Jason Watkins). And persuade someone, anyone, to get him a proper cappuccino…
The first episode opened with viewing figures of 1.6 million on 19th March 2014.
The Times Full Review
Writer John Morton (who also directs) has created another TV masterpiece in which there wasn't a wasted opportunity to deliver a clever, sly or laugh-out-loud gag.... SuperbVeronica Lee
The Arts Desk