A host of comedy talent star in Andrew Marshall and David Renwick's razor-sharp satire, chronicling the events leading up to World War Three. It is election year on both sides of the Atlantic and with the world in a state of nuclear jumpiness, US president Johnny Cyclops is currently as popular as rabies. His chances of re-election are threatened by two major crises one in Russia and another in the Middle East. Guided by his fanatical security advisor, The Deacon a man with a personal hotline to God - Cyclops realises there is only one option if he is to save the economic stability of Western civilisation and, more importantly, his job.Featuring Barry Morse, John Barron, Richard Griffiths, Peter Jones, Geoffrey Palmer and Alexei Sayle, this 1982 comedy was a cult success for ITV - so much so that four years later it was made into a feature film, which starred Peter Cook, Loretta Swit, Alexei Sayle, Rik Mayall, Richard Wilson and Graeme Garden. This Apocalyptic set contains both the complete series and the film.
Episodes Comprise: 1. Road To Jerusalem 2. Autumn Cannibalism 3. How To Get Rid Of It 4. Lucifer And The Lord 5. The Violet Hour 6. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun