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

The Peter Principle

BBC One sitcom set in a bank. 13 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 1995 - 2000. Stars Jim Broadbent, Claire Skinner, David Schneider, Daniel Flynn and others.

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.

The Peter Principle

Sitcom starring Jim Broadbent as a inept bank manager

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1995 - 2000
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
13   (1 pilot + 2 series)
Starring
Jim Broadbent, Claire Skinner, David Schneider, Daniel Flynn, Tracy Keating, Jeanette Legge, Stephen Moore, Beverley Callard and Wendy Nottingham
Writers
Mark Burton, John O'Farrell and Dan Patterson
Director
Nick Wood
Producer
Dan Patterson

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.

Production Details

Part of

BBC1 Comedy Pilots (1995)

Production company
Also known as
  • The Boss (US title)
Soundtrack
Music by Mark Russell.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 4th September 1995 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 6th March 2000 on BBC One at 9:40pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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