A British comedy that might be described as a combination of Yes, Minister and Blackadder, this is the story of A. B'Stard, a statesman in the tradition of Genghis Khan, who will stop at nothing to make himself richer and more comfortable. Arguably the most conservative member of the British Parliament, he is aided by a witless colleague, MP Piers Fletcher-Dervish.
Having survived imprisonment at hard labour in a Russian gulag, Alan attempts a return to politics by joining the European Parliament as representative from an obscure part of East Germany.
Alan is worried that European drug lords may interfere with his attempt to make a profit from the forthcoming legalization of marijuana.
Alan schemes to make some illicit profits from the translators who work for the EC.
Alan tries to take over leadership of a neo-Nazi organization.
Alan tries to become a war profiteer by arranging shipments of aid to Bosnia.
With his fortunes falling in Europe, Alan tries to get himself appointed to a government post back in England.