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 3, Episode 2 - The Challenge

Assuming a new responsibility for local government within the department, Jim's eyes are turned toward the provision of nuclear fall-out provisions. However, an interview with the BBC sees some unfortunate mis-information imparted, which Jim is keen to clear up!

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 18th November 1982
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
Guest cast
John Nettleton Sir Arnold Robinson (Cabinet Secretary)
Ian Lavender Dr Cartwright
Doug Fisher Ben Stanley
Stuart Sherwin Mayor
Frank Tregear Club Member
Moray Watson BBC Director of Policy
Ludovic Kennedy Self
Writing team
Antony Jay Writer
Jonathan Lynn Writer
Production team
Peter Whitmore Director
Peter Whitmore Producer
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