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The Gravy Train: Episode 1 (S1EP1 Channel 4 27 Jun 1990, Alexei Sayle)



Episode 1: Hans arrives at the EEC to take up a junior position. Lionised by powerful members of the EEC, courted by sinister entrepreneur Vlad Milcic, seduced by a beautiful woman and quickly promoted, Hans is an instant success, but is he being set up?

Regular Cast: Ian Richardson (Spearpoint), Christoph Waltz (Hans-Joachim), Almanta Suska (Nadine), Alexei Sayle (Milcic), Jacques Sereys (Villeneuve), Anita Zagaria (Gianna), Sabine Weber (Christa), Judy Parfitt (Hilda), Geoffrey Hutchings (Gustave), Ron Donachie (Hatted Man)

Guest Cast: Amanda Mealing (Delise), Julia Dearden (Maria Theresa), Chris Hunter, Marianne Borgo, Pip Mayo, Ivor Roberts, Michael Bertenshaw, Francisco Morales, Anthony Pedley, Clare Clifford, Siobhan Redmond, Charlotte West-Oram, Yves Aubert

Writer: Malcolm Bradbury / Director: David Tucker

Airdate: 27 Jun 1990 on Channel 4

Series: The Gravy Train Season 1 Episode 1

Show Info: In The Gravy Train an idealistic new Euro MP gets a rude awakening when he joins an EEC department in Brussels.