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Yes, Prime Minister

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
by ANTHONY JAY and JONATHAN LYNN starring
Paul Eddington
Nigel Hawthorne Derek Fowlds in The Smoke Screen
The new Health Minister brings Jim a plan for eliminating smoking. Jim has to balance saving 100,000 lives a year against losing £4 billion a year of tobacco tax revenue.
Uproariously funny television series.... like all good satire, the intention is deadly serious. (THE LISTENER) Brilliant scripts with a satirical quality seldom ever seen on television.
(GLASGOW HERALD)
Designer GLORIA CLAYTON Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Jay
Unknown: Jonathan Lynn
Unknown: Paul Eddington
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Derek Fowlds
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Jim Hacker: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard: Derek Fowlds
Sir Ian: John Barron
Dr Peter Thorn: Clive Merrison
Sir Frank: Peter Cellier
Leslie Potts: Bill Wallis
Sir Gerald: Brian Hawksley

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