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 3

Peter's busy avoiding a health check and having boozy lunches to attract new business; meanwhile, a cleaner is set to retire after 30 years of service to the bank.

Broadcast details

Monday 16th 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
James Greene Sir John Howard
Andrew Havill Craig Hunter
Morgan Jones Security Guard
Rosemary Martin Sophie Woodman
Ursula Mohan Recital Guest
Linda Spurrier Lady Howard
Jonathan Stratt Security Guard
Eddie Webber Mike
Molly Weir Mrs. McClintock
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