As the clock on the Brexit negotiations ticks down and the tension ratchets up in Whitehall, one notable absence from the talks – and indeed, from government – is Dominic Cummings. It’s three weeks since the man who masterminded the campaign to “Get Brexit Done”, went.
But his role is proving fertile territory for the satirists. Actor David Tennant stars as a casually-dressed government adviser in a new short film that’s just been released on YouTube – written and directed by fellow actor Christian Brassington. They insist any resemblance to actual former downing street aides is purely coincidental.