A Perfect State (1997– )

TV Series   |    |  Comedy

Episode Guide
A Perfect State (1997) Poster

Deputy Mayor Laura Fitzgerald is informed that the town of Flatby on the coast of England has never actually been conquered. The town wasn't even in the Domesday Book as the area was ... See full summary »


Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Cast & Crew

Top Series Cast

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review

User Reviews

12 May 2007 | Sylviastel
| Not so Perfect!
Okay, the premise is that Deputy Mayor Laura Fitzgerald played by the wonderful Gwen Taylor (who should be honored by the Queen) and the town mayor played by the wonderful Rudolph Walker OBE decide that Flatby should secede from the United Kingdom and form their own country. The plot sounds a ludicrous and silly but the show's writers and cast make the show worthwhile to watch. It's filmed on location in Essex, England and casting Taylor and Walker in key roles like Laura and Winston help enhance the show's appeal. There is no such thing as a perfect state and all governments (big or small) learn that in the deadly game of politics. There are absurdities like the Flatby tours and souvenirs of the city who wants to be different from other cities. It's still fun to watch pros like Taylor and Walker.

Did You Know?


Plot Summary



Contribute to this page

What to Watch for Juneteenth

Check out some movie and TV show recommendations from Amazon's Black Employee Network, an affinity group providing a support structure for Black employees at Amazon while championing diversity throughout the company.

See the full list

6 Shows Everyone's Still Talking About

It's not too late to join in the conversation on the buzzworthy shows that IMDb users can't get enough of. Catch up with our recommendations.

Watch the video

Around The Web


Provided by Taboola

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com