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When John Stape's (Graeme Hawley) gran shuffles off this mortal coil, the cheating teacher uses his grief to reel in former girlfriend Fiz (Jennie McAlpine), whose resistance to his charms soon crumbles.
He may not be a natural shuffler, but keeping his ministers on their toes before he finally shuffles off could be exactly what he needs.
Seeing as how Yasser Arafat has served so long as the ersatz garment of validity for Palestine, it will be interesting to see what transpires when he finally shuffles off this mortal coil.