Despite being in the Opposition, Emma is Olly's "girlfriend".
Peter Mannion is the Opposition MP gunning for Nicola Murray's position.
So old school, Plato would nick his school lunches (hat tip to Mr Reeder for that one).
Cocky and ambitious, Olly likes to see himself as a young policy wizard.
Alastair Campbell crossed with a cattleprod, Malcolm Tucker is the PM's chief enforcer.
Being made Secretary of State for Social Affairs is like being handed a poisoned chalice!
In The Thick Of It, the thing that everyone has in common is stress. And fear. And dread.
Wooster from Jeeves and Wooster in Westminster in the 21st Century - minus the charm.