Re: Private Eye
BBC's 'The Thick of it' is probably closer to the real life blunt 'you fcuked up' Political reality of the 24hr media political spotlight but sadly, without the quaint cleverness of Yes Minister/Yes Prime Minister.
Theresa May has the all the cluelessness of Jim Hacker, but without any of the character's charm.
It would never work today. Bernard Woolley (Derek Fowlds) wouldn't have any empathy for TM and would gladly leave her to rot.