As our third longest serving Prime Minister, Andrew Dugdale mattered. He dined with presidents and kings, hosted world summits and changed the lives of millions of his fellow Australians.But now he's retired; a not-so-elder statesman with time on his hands to ponder the question - was it all worth it? Not that he's asking of course. No, his inquisitive and over enthusiastic ghostwriter Ellen has an unhelpfully insatiable appetite for the truth.
Australia's, third longest serving Prime Minister, Andrew Dugdale answers his party's call to re-enter politics by running in a marginal rural seat. A mysterious benefactor donates one million dollars to his campaign.
Henry decides on a Small Target Strategy for Dugdale's appearances. In a radio interview Dugdale reveals not only his penchant for Italian Ex-PMs - but an association with a billionaire energy magnate.
Dugdale's poll results are dropping fast against his main rival, so the team rally to make him more relatable through a TV interview, a Family Feud appearance and a fundraiser.
After paying a visit to eccentric, art loving, billionaire benefactor Fabian Silver, most of the team end up in prison.
A cardinal, a miracle cookie, and riot at a deaf school leave the team battered and questioning their beliefs before next week's big debate.