10.09.2015

Utopia’s take on policy vacuum


Whitehall has the wit, wiles and wisdom of Sir Humphrey Appleby, and Australia has… Jim.

Netflix will soon be bringing ABC’s bureaucracy satire Utopia to British audiences under the title “Dreamland” — Britain already has a popular show titled Utopia airing currently — which will allow the highly discerning British audiences to make the comparison to Yes Minister for themselves.

Judge for yourselves, though, with last night’s episode showing off the political nous of the National Building Authority’s ever-present thorn from the PM’s office. Are Australian audiences getting dudded?

Jim: PM… Press Club… Education Nation…

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