Princess Susannah (Lydia Wilson) is kidnapped and the ransom demand is that Prime Minister Michael Callow (Rory Kinnear) must have sexual intercourse with a pig on live national television. Attempts to substitute a porn actor and digitally replace the actor's face with the PM's are inadvertently disclosed on social media. The PM, and his wife, are reluctant for him to do it but following this revelation support drops and his aide, who organised the attempted substitution without the PM's knowledge, says his physical safety is no longer guaranteed. He completes the act. Unknown to everyone the princess had been released half an hour earlier. Her kidnapper was an artist attempting to make a piece of performance art who committed suicide after releasing her. A year later news reports show the PM is at an all time high in popularity but his wife who supports him publicly won't talk to him in private.

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1:1 The National Anthem Dec 4, 2011
1:2 Fifteen Million Merits Dec 11, 2011
1:3 The Entire History of You Dec 18, 2011

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