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

BBC Two sitcom about the inner workings of government. 23 episodes (3 series), 1980 - 1984. Stars Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott and Neil Fitzwilliam.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
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

For guest cast and crew see our episode guides