W1a

April 2019
30:00

Season 2, Episode 4

4.0 3 x
Former head of output Anna Rampton has been crowned director of better. No-one is clear what the job entails, but one thing is certain - whatever it is, the concept of better needs to be announced to the world at large.
30:00

Season 2, Episode 3

3.0 3 x
Anna puts herself forward for the newly advertised role of Head of Better, while Matt continues to tinker unhelpfully with Lucy's as-yet-uncommissioned drama project Home Truth.
March 2019
32:00

Season 2, Episode 2

4.0 3 x
Ian Fletcher has finally got his own office. He and the team have a new set of challenges, not least an impending visit from Prince Charles. The question is, which of the team will get the honour of shaking the royal hand?
31:00

Season 2, Episode 1

4.0 7 x
Welcome back to the world of W1A, where every meeting is a Damage Limitation Meeting & the first item on the agenda is always Jeremy Clarkson. Ian Fletcher returns as Head of Values, perfecting his problem-creating abilities.
February 2019
31:00

Season 1, Episode 2

4.0 5 x
Spotlight South West presenter Sally Wingate believes she has been discriminated against because of her age and so Ian is on a mission to take the sting out of what has become known as 'Wingategate'.
31:00

Season 3, Episode 6

3.0 11 x
Claudia Winkleman is close to signing a deal with the BBC. She is set to present On Your Bike but the deal is jeopardised with the revelation that an almost identical format has been developed and offered to Amanda Holden.
31:00

Season 3, Episode 5

4.0 4 x
The Renewal group, led by Head of Values Ian Fletcher, has to respond to rumours that Strictly Come dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman is about to leave for a rival broadcaster. Is there a way of preventing this happening?
January 2019
29:00

Season 3, Episode 4

3.0 8 x
Following on from an item on BBC Breakfast about plans to close the BBC Big Swing Band, the damage limitation team under Ian Fletcher is under huge pressure to limit the damage.
30:00

Season 3, Episode 3

4.0 5 x
The search for new ways of saving money at the BBC continues - particularly important in the light of charter renewal.
30:00

Season 3, Episode 2

3.0 3 x
Cross-dressing ex-Premier League footballer Ryan Chelford's appearance on a late-night, midweek edition of Match of the Day did not go well. Host Gary Lineker and pundit Alan Shearer were literally lost for words.
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