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Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 8: The Tangled Web

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic sitcom. MPs have been complaining about their phones being tapped. Jim Hacker naturally denies this, only to be told by Sir Humphrey that it is in fact true. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleton:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Dorothy Wainwright:
Deborah Norton
Sir Arnold Robinson:
John Nettleton
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
Writer:
Antony Jay

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 6: The Patron of the Arts

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Classic political sitcom. Jim Hacker faces embarrassment when Sir Humphrey tells a bigwig friend in the arts that the government is planning to cut grants. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Simon Monk:
John Bird
Dorothy Wainwright:
Deborah Norton
Bill Pritchard:
Anthony Carrick
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
Writer:
Antony Jay

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 7: The National Education Service

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Political sitcom. Hacker decides to abolish the Department of Education and Science to save money, giving cash directly to schools. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Dorothy Wainwright:
Deborah Norton
Sir Arnold Robinson:
John Nettleton
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
Neil, The Party Chairman:
Jerome Willis
Chief Whip:
Peter Cartwright
Writer:
Antony Jay

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 2: Official Secrets

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 15 days

Classic political sitcom. When Jim Hacker's predecessor decides to publish his memoirs, the PM tries to suppress a chapter in which he appears unfavourably. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Bill Pritchard:
Anthony Carrick
Derek Burnham:
Denis Lill
Solicitor General:
Jeffry Wickham
Writer:
Antony Jay

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 3: A Diplomatic Incident

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 8 days

Classic political sitcom. When Jim Hacker discovers the French are planning some dirty tricks to get political advantage, the PM turns the tables on them.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
French Ambassador:
Christopher Benjamin
Police Commissioner:
Nicholas Courtney
US Vice-President:
Bill Bailey
Peter Gascoigne:
Robert East
Writer:
Antony Jay

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 1: Man Overboard

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sitcom. Sir Humphrey must stop Jim supporting a plan to move armed service jobs from the south to the north east to ease unemployment. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold Robinson:
John Nettleton
Stanley Dudley, Employment Secretary:
Michael Byrne
Guy Howard, Chief of Defence Staff:
Frederick Treves
Chief Whip:
Peter Cartwright
Writer:
Antony Jay

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 4: A Conflict of Interest

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic sitcom. When a scandal breaks in the City, Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey cannot agree on who should be the new governor of the Bank of England.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Sir Desmond Glazebrook:
Richard Vernon
Dorothy Wainwright:
Deborah Norton
Sir Frank Gordon:
Peter Cellier
Writer:
Antony Jay

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 5: Power to the People

Duration: 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic political sitcom. Jim Hacker meets a local councillor who has radical ideas about local government. The PM likes what he hears, unlike Sir Humphrey.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleton:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Dorothy Wainwright:
Deborah Norton
Sir Arnold Robinson:
John Nettleton
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
Professor Marriott:
Jonathan Adams
Agnes Moorhouse:
Gwen Taylor
Writer:
Antony Jay