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1/6. A poor orphan aims high.
Natasha Little stars in Andrew Davies 's dramatisation of the Thackeray tale. Continues Friday at 7pm.
First shown on BBC1


Natasha Little
Andrew Davies

Regional Variations (2)

Yes Minister

BBC Four

Yes, Minister

Series 2

Episode 6: The Quality of Life

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 27 days

Political sitcom. Jim Hacker makes a rash promise to save a popular city farm from closure but he needs Sir Humphrey's help.


James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Sir Desmond Glazebrook:
Richard Vernon
Sir Frank Gordon:
Peter Cellier
Bill Pritchard:
Anthony Carrick
Mrs. Phillips:
Zulema Dene
Rex Robinson
Antony Jay

BBC Four

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