W1a

2018
31:00

Season 2, Episode 5

3.0 6 x
It's all change on the corporate merry-go-round. In his new role as senior executive, Primetime Factuality, consistently lucky David Wilkes needs to flesh out the programme idea behind One Big Family.
31:00

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 4 x
Ian Fletcher returns as Head of Values, perfecting his problem-creating (and occasionally solving) abilities. Surrounded by a coterie of incompetents, it's down to Ian to steer the BBC ship through increasingly choppy waters.
32:00

Season 2, Episode 2

4.0 8 x
Anna Rampton, head of output, thinks she knows all about better and goes for the top job armed with format producer David Wilkes's idea - Family Face-Off, which Lucy Freeman reworks into something almost broadcastable.
31:00

Season 2, Episode 1

4.0 9 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.
31:00

Season 1, Episode 4

3.0 11 x
A national paper has not only published details of Ian Fletcher's salary but followed up with a story of how he took his former PA, to Italy. The BBC decide to pre-empt criticism by persuading him to cut his own salary.
28:00

Season 1, Episode 3

3.0 3 x
A month into his job, Ian is still trying to find somewhere to sit. But there are more important issues to get to grips with - not least the director general's desire to shape the debate as to what the BBC is really for.
30:00

Season 1, Episode 2

4.0 7 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'.
30:00

Season 1, Episode 1

3.0 3 x
Ian Fletcher starts a new chapter in his life as head of values at the BBC. Ian's first challenge on arriving, is to find somewhere to sit in a building aggressively designed around the principle of not having a desk.
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