Reading the riot act.
PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS... CITY HALL Thur Sky Arts 1 9pm With
London's mayoral elections having taken place last Thursday,
it's an appropriate time to enjoy a fictional version of the race
starring Olivia Williams - who is certainly much easier on the eye than
leading London candidates Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone. She plays a
housewife who is thrust into the job after her defiant stand against
And as the new Mayor of London, she guests on a low-brow chat show
and has to fight the prejudice of the old boy network headed up by the
Conservative candidate (played by Martin Shaw).
It all looks amusingly real to us.
CITY SLICKER: Olivia Williams as London Mayor