RTL lampoons German leader

Six-part comedy series focuses on Schroeder

BERLIN — The private and political life of German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder will soon be lampooned beyond the latenight talkshow circuit.

Commercial broadcaster RTL is planning a six-part comedy series about the German leader titled “Wie war ich, Doris?” (How Was I, Doris?). Doris is the name of Schroeder’s wife.

Talkshow host Martin Zuhr will portray the chancellor and actress Anna Momber plays Germany’s first lady.

The broadcaster is planning to have the comedy series on the air later this year.

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