These are sitcoms, so I haven't included Have I Got News for You or Rory Bremner. I've also only managed to think up 8, so can you think of any political sitcoms I have missed!
1. Yes Minister /Yes Prime Minister
Unrivalled comedy expose of the civil service at its finest. I often think they should do a remake, but the trouble is they could never improve on the original.
2. New Statesman
Rik Mayall's charcterisation of an on the make Tory MP was excruciatingly brilliant. His humiliation of Piers Fletcher Dervish a joy to behold.
3. Spitting Image
Possibly outstayed its welcome in the end but could be stinging in its satirical wit when it was on form. The voices were often more hideous than the dummies.
4. The Thick of it
A stunningly accurate satire of New Labour's style of government, but then I would say that, wouldn't I?!
5. No Job for a Lady
Penelope Keith starred as MP Jean Price. Slightly predictable sitcome about the trials of being a female MP. Provokes smiles rather than outright laughs. Never been out on DVD.
6. Citizen Smith
The Tooting revolutionary was played by a young Robert Lindsay, whose landlady was Nanna Moon, who always called him Foxie.
7. My Dad's the Prime Minister
Although this started out as a kids' sitcom it developed into quite a funny take on life in Blairite Downing Street.
8. Absolute Power
More about the world of PR than politics perhaps, but a very good satire on the world of spin and manipulation.
9. Annie's Bar
Shortlived Channel 4 sitcom about the goings on in Annie's Bar in the House of Commons.
10. Spin City
American political sitcom which originally starred Michael J Fox.