The Thick of It: A Malcolm Tucker Tribute

On Saturday night The Thick of It bowed out after four fantastic series, and viewers bid fuckety-bye to one of the greatest sitcoms ever seen.

Having started life broadcasting to about 12 people on BBC Four in 2005, Armando Iannucci’s politics satire grew and grew, spawning 2009’s spin-off film In The Loop, and establishing Malcolm Tucker (the supreme Peter Capaldi) as an iconic British comedy character up there with Partridge, Brent and Fawlty.

OTB decided to raise a glass to Malcolm F. Tucker by showcasing some of his finest moments below: