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Yes, Minister

Series 2

Episode 6: The Quality of Life

Duration: 29 minutes

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

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

Contributors

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
Crawford:
Rex Robinson
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 Two England

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:
Dennis Lill
Solicitor General:
Jeffry Wickham
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, Minister

Series 1

Episode 2: The Official Visit

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Political sitcom. When Hacker recognises a visiting head of an African nation as a school friend, he does his best to offload some oil rigging gear on him. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
President Selim Mohammed:
Thomas Baptiste
Bill Pritchard:
Anthony Carrick
Producer:
Stuart Allen
Writer:
Antony Jay

Yes, Minister

Series 3

Episode 4: The Moral Dimension

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Political sitcom. Jim Hacker has to balance conflicting moral demands when he travels to Qumran to ratify a British electronics firm's contract. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
Bill Pritchard:
Anthony Carrick
Jenny Goodwin:
April Walker
Qumrani Businessman:
Sam Dastor
Prince Mohammed:
Vic Tablian
Writer:
Antony Jay