Party Animals - Series 1 - Episode 2
Drama series taking a look at Westminster from the ground up - the young researchers and advisers shouldering huge responsibility in a frantic, high-stakes world.
Ashika visits Scott at the flat to cheer him up after Jake's death. Sensitive counselling cheers him up and he invites her to the New Statesman party later that week. The date goes well until Sophie Montgomery arrives and spreads malicious gossip about Scott. Ashika takes the bait and flees the party, leaving Scott angry and confused.
Ashika leaks a story to the papers about George in retaliation for comments made against James. When she is later threatened by one of George's aide's, James finds it funny. Cracks in their relationship are beginning to show.
A row over the filming of a controversial novel breaks out in Jo's constituency. Kirsty tries to manipulate the situation for political gain. Danny teases her about it, but it backfires and she rejects his invitation for a date.