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Yes, Minister

Series 2

Episode 4: The Greasy Pole

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Sitcom about a British government minister and the advisers who surround him. Jim Hacker finds himself in the middle of a row over the British Chemical Corporation.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Joan Littler:
Brenda Blethyn
Sir Wally McFarlane:
Freddie Earlle
Professor Henderson:
Jerome Willis
R A Crichton:
Geoffrey Toone
R A Crichton:
Jonathan Lynn
R A Crichton:
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 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