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.

Pilot - The Peter Principle

Bank manager Peter Duff is concerned with organising the local rotary club dinner. Unfortunately, it happens to be on the same day as an important time management course, and a feud with his assistant manager tears his priorities between the two.

Broadcast details

Monday 4th September 1995
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jim Broadbent Peter Duffley
David Schneider Bradley Wilson
Guest cast
Lesley Sharp Susan Harvey
Linda Bassett Iris
David Gant Geoffrey
Zoe Heyes Brenda
Stuart McQuarrie David
Clive Russell Kevin Mott
Nicola Sanderson Receptionist
Michael J Shannon Milton Macrae
Dan Strauss Neil
Tim Rice Self
Writing team
Mark Burton Writer
John O'Farrell Writer
Dan Patterson Writer
Production team
Terry Kinane Director
Dan Patterson Producer
Denise O'Donoghue Executive Producer

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