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.

Series 2, Episode 3 - The Death List

When Jim hears about secret bugging and phone-tapping he instructs Sir Humphrey to implement numerous privacy precautions. But his mind is changed, fairly rapidly, when he hears he's on a terrorist group's hit list.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 9th March 1981
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Paul Eddington James Hacker
Nigel Hawthorne Sir Humphrey Appleby
Derek Fowlds Bernard Woolley
Diana Hoddinott Annie Hacker
Guest cast
Graeme Garden Cmdr Forrest
Ivor Roberts Walter Fowler (Journalist)
Colin McCormack Police Detective
Michael Keating Constable Ross
Jay Neill Head Waiter
Writing team
Antony Jay Writer
Jonathan Lynn Writer
Production team
Peter Whitmore Director
Peter Whitmore Producer
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