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.

Series 1, Episode 2

Peter's attempt to improve performance and profits by taking on a business account is thwarted when he grossly misunderestimates the demands of the operation in contast to the size of his branch.

Broadcast details

Monday 9th June 1997
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jim Broadbent Peter Duffley
Claire Skinner Susan Harvey
David Schneider Bradley Wilson
Daniel Flynn David Edwards
Tracy Keating Brenda
Stephen Moore Geoffrey Parkes
Guest cast
Jeanette Legge Iris
Katie Campbell Nurse Fiona
Carolanne Lyme Mrs. Forbes
Neil McCaul Gerald Forbes
Kate Paul Jackie
Kirstie Senior Waitress
Maryann Turner Mrs. Moss
Writing team
Mark Burton Writer
John O'Farrell Writer
Dan Patterson Writer
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Dan Patterson Producer
Denise O'Donoghue Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Colin Pigott Production Designer
Mark Russell Composer