Hot Metal

Seasons

Hot Metal

Season 1 (1986)

All six episodes from the first series of the satirical sitcom about life on the tabloid side of Fleet Street. Robert Hardy stars as muck-raking editor Russell Spam, forever battling his superior, Harold Stringer (Geoffrey Palmer), who tries but fails to maintain what he sees as the 'dignity' of the press. Episodes comprise: 'The Tell-Tale Head', 'The Modern Prometheus', 'Beyond the Infinite', 'Casting the Runes', 'The Slaughter of the Innocent' and 'The Respectable Prostitute'.

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Hot Metal

Season 2 (1988)

All six episodes from the second series of the 1980s satirical sitcom about life on the tabloid side of Fleet Street. Robert Hardy stars as muck-raking editor Russell Spam, who is locked in constant battle with his traditionally-minded boss Harold Stringer (Geoffrey Palmer). Episodes are: 'Religion of the People', 'The Joker to the Thief', 'The Hydra's Head', 'The Twilight Zone', 'Crown of Thorns' and 'Unleash the Kracken'.

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