Yes Minister. Image shows from L to R: James Hacker (Paul Eddington), Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne), Bernard Woolley (Derek Fowlds). Copyright: BBC
Yes Minister

Yes Minister

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1980 - 1984
  • 23 episodes (3 series)

Political satire in which well-meaning MP Jim Hacker has a fast introduction to the world of Whitehall and must then struggle against the Civil Service. Stars Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott and Neil Fitzwilliam

Key cast & crew credits

Paul Eddington James Hacker
Nigel Hawthorne Sir Humphrey Appleby
Derek Fowlds Bernard Woolley
Diana Hoddinott Annie Hacker
Neil Fitzwilliam Frank Weisel (Series 1)
Writing team
Antony Jay Writer
Jonathan Lynn Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director (Series 1)
Peter Whitmore Director (Series 2-3)
Sydney Lotterby Producer (Series 1)
Peter Whitmore Producer (Series 2-3)
Neil Pittaway Editor (Series 1)
Alistair McKay (as Alastair Mackay) Editor (Series 2)
Graham Sisson Editor (Series 2)
Tom Yardley-Jones Production Designer (Series 1)
Dacre Punt Production Designer (Series 2)
Gary Pritchard Production Designer (Series 3)
Andrée Welstead Hornby Production Designer (Series 3)
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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