The radical management consultants Unthinkable Solutions inflict their own unique brand of help on more unsuspecting companies.


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Longleys Bank needs a new image. Management consultants comedy with Emma Kennedy and Marcus Brigstocke. From October 2001.
Longleys Bank ask for a new image.
Longleys Bank brings in the consultants to transform its image, and Daisy, Sophie and Ryan convince the bank to change everything.
longleys bank brings in the consultants to transform its image
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    management consultants comedy starring Marcus Brigstocke, David Mitchell and Emma Kennedy
    longleys bank needs a new image.
    management consultants comedy with Emma Kennedy and Marcus Brigstocke.
    from october 2001.
    with Emma Kennedy and Marcus Brigstocke.
    from 2001
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    The management consultants inflict their peculiar brand of help on Barrington council's refuse services. Stars Emma Kennedy and Marcus Brigstocke. From October 2001.
    Consultants Unthinkable Solutions inflict their peculiar brand of help on Barrington council.
    The management consultants inflict their peculiar brand of help on Barrington council's refuse services.
    The management consultants inflict their help on Barrington council's refuse services.
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    The management consultants propose a radical publicity campaign to an ailing retailer. Stars Emma Kennedy. From October 2001.
    Consultants Unthinkable Solutions descend upon an ailing retailer.
    Ryan persuades them to go for a radical publicity campaign.
    Unthinkable Solutions "help Out" An Ailing Retailer.
    The Result: audio therapy, radical marketing, ready meals and underwear.
    audio therapy, radical marketing, ready meals and underwear.
    The consultants propose a radical publicity campaign to an ailing retailer.
    The management consultants propose a radical publicity campaign to an ailing retailer.
    Stars Emma Kennedy.
    From October 2001.
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    The consultants tackle some call centre problems, and Ryan moves to a 'war zone.' Stars Emma Kennedy. From November 2001.
    The management consultants are brought in when complaints about Utiliton's call centre reach record levels, and Ryan buys a flat in a war zone.
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    With London's transport system in a shambles, the consultants ride to the rescue. Stars Emma Kennedy. From November 2001.
    The Capital's transport system is in shambles.
    Who better to put it right than the dynamic team?
    The management consultants put an intense night-bus driver in charge of London Transport and sending its chief executive to drive tube trains.
    The capital's transport system is in a shambles.
    Who better to put it right than the dynamic team at Unthinkable Solutions?
    With the Capital's transport system in a shambles, Unthinkable Solutions ride to the rescue.
    With London's transport system in a shambles, the consultants ride to the rescue.
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    The management consultants work with a suspicious energy company. Stars Emma Kennedy and Marcus Brigstocke. From November 2002.
    The management consultants are working with Genforce, an energy company with a great deal to hide.
    Ryan and the team get to the bottom of a scam at a large electricity company.
    Greg Proops guest-stars.
    The management consultants work with a suspicious energy company. From November 2002.
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    The management consultants plug into media technology. Stars Emma Kennedy and Marcus Brigstocke. From November 2002.
    Ryan and the team get involved in media technology - and Owen gets involved in Sophie's love life.
    The management consultants plug into media technology.
    Stars Emma Kennedy and Marcus Brigstocke.
    From November 2002.
    The management consultants plug into media technology. From November 2002.
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    The management consultants try reversing the fortunes of an inner city school. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From November 2002.
    The management consultants try reversing the fortunes of an inner city school.
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    The consultants marvel at the world wide web, and Ryan gets embroiled in a protest. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From November 2002.
    Daisy meets an old school chum, Sophie practises her lethal martial arts, and Ryan is accidentally embroiled in a protest march.
    The consultants marvel at the world wide web and Ryan's embroiled in a protest.
    Stars Marcus Brigstocke.
    From November 2002.
    The consultants marvel at the world wide web and Ryan's embroiled in a protest. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From November 2002.
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    The consultants advise an African finance minister, and Ryan carries a package. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From December 2002.
    Ryan has an unexpected stay at the Bangkok Hilton.
    Ryan has an unexpected stay at a Bangkok hotel.
    Marcus Brigstocke and David Mitchell star as the manic management consultants.
    Marcus Brigstocke and David Mitchell star.
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    The consultants' drunken office party looks like a recipe for festive disaster. Starring Marcus Brigstocke. From December 2002.
    A drunken office Christmas party, Sophie and Owen in a state of inebriation...
    Could this be a recipe for festive disaster?
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    The management consultants tackle credit card security, with the morally dubious Owen. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From July 2004.
    The management consultants tackle credit card security, with the morally dubious Owen and unexpected results.
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    Ryan and the management consultants try to overhaul the Post Office. Stars Marcus Brigstocke and David Mitchell. From July 2004.
    Our hapless consultants try to overhaul the Post Office, with mixed results.
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    The management consultants try to help an investment bank with some bad financing. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From July 2004.
    Wagstaff And Mutual, an investment bank, get the Unthinkable Solutions treatment this week.
    Ryan's friend Piers has made a total mess of their finances, but still needs to keep his golden parachute.
    Britain's most radical management consultants are on hand to offer their own unique brand of help.
    The management consultants try to help an investment bank with some bad financing.
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    Can the management consultants charge up an ailing electrical retailer? Stars Marcus Brigstocke and Robin Ince. From August 2004.
    Matsons, an electrical retailer, needs a boost.
    Are they ready for the sort of kick delivered by Unthinkable Solutions, the radical management consultants? Daisy, Ryan and Sophie are ready to transform another company in a way they barely understand.
    Jed is on hand with IT support, film references and inappropriate personal comments.
    Can the management consultants charge up an ailing electrical retailer? Stars Marcus Brigstocke and Robin Ince. From July 2004.
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    The hapless consultancy tackle a council's problem with a zoo. Stars Marcus Brigstocke and Robin Ince. From August 2004.

    Barrington council desperately needs to raise money.
    They must be desperate to call in the services of Unthinkable Solutions, who create truly bizarre answers to the problems with Barrington zoo.
    0306 LAST 2004081720120614 (R4+)The team has to make cuts at the firm that insures Ryan's flashy new car. With Robin Ince. From August 2004.
    When is a pay cut not a pay cut ? When Unthinkable Solutions have to sell it to the staff.
    Brunel Insurnace needs to cut costs; Unthinkable Solutions need to break the bad news gently.
    Their diplomatic skills are tested to breaking point.
    0401Eurotank2005092820120913 (R4+)The bumbling management consultants try to salvage the reputation of the MoD. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From September 2005.
    The radical management consultants Unthinkable Solutions return to inflict their own unique brand of help on more unsuspecting companies.
    Their client is the MOD.
    0402Be Happy2005100520120920 (R4+)The bumbling management consultants grapple with physical perfection for Phil's gym. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From October 2005.
    Their aim is to boost profits at Phil's Gyms.
    0403Superco2005101220120927 (R4+)The dotty management consultants check-out Britain's biggest supermarket chain. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From October 2005.
    Their latest client is a supermarket chain.
    0404 LASTBarrington General2005101920121004 (R4+)The wacky management consultants try nursing an ailing hospital back to rude health. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From October 2005.

    Extra 01 00

    • Emma Kennedy - Sophoe Stott
    • Paul Mayhew-Archer - Script Editor
    • Ed Drew - Script Editor

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    Duration

    • 30 Minutes

    Genre

    • Genre: Sitcoms, Comedy
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    • Entertainment & Comedy

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    Series 3 blurb

    • Unthinkable Solutions, the radical management consultants, return to inflict their unique brand of help on more unsuspecting companies.

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    Titles

    • None of the episodes were originally listed with titles, they only started with the 2012 BBC7 broadcast of series 4.

    Trivia

    • My main memory of seeing these recorded is wonderment at just how tall Marcus Brigstocke is.
    • Should Brunel Insurnace really be misspelled just because it is in the BBC description?

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