The Peter Principle. Peter Duffley (Jim Broadbent). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions
The Peter Principle

The Peter Principle

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1995 - 2000
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom starring Jim Broadbent as a inept bank manager. Also features Claire Skinner, David Schneider, Daniel Flynn, Tracy Keating, Janette Legge and more.

The Peter Principle. Image shows from L to R: Bradley Wilson (David Schneider), Susan Harvey (Claire Skinner), Iris (Jeanette Legge), Peter Duffley (Jim Broadbent), Geoffrey Parkes (Stephen Moore), David Edwards (Daniel Flynn), Brenda (Tracy Keating). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1995 - 2000
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
13 (1 pilot + 2 series)
Stars
Jim Broadbent, Claire Skinner, David Schneider, Daniel Flynn, Tracy Keating, Janette Legge, Stephen Moore, Beverley Callard and Wendy Nottingham
Writers
Mark Burton, John O'Farrell and Dan Patterson
Director
Nick Wood
Producers
Dan Patterson, Denise O'Donoghue, Jimmy Mulville, Mark Burton and John O'Farrell
Companies

Sitcom set in the Aldbridge branch of the fictional County & Provincial Bank. The branch is run by inept bank manager Peter Duffley, whose incompetence causes major headaches for his staff.

Additional details

Part of

BBC1 Comedy Pilots (1995)

Also known as
  • The Boss (US title)
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Music by Mark Russell.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 4th September 1995 at 8:30pm on BBC One

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