British Comedy Guide

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 4 - The Moral Dimension

Jim heads overseas to mark the signing of an important contract with a Muslim state - a strict, alcohol-free Muslim state. Panicking at the thought of 5 hours of mere orange juice at the reception, he orders the establishment of a special 'communications room' - but is even more shocked to learn of bribery in securing the deal.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 2nd December 1982
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Paul Eddington James Hacker
    Nigel Hawthorne Sir Humphrey Appleby
    Derek Fowlds Bernard Woolley
    Diana Hoddinott Annie Hacker
    Guest cast
    Antony Carrick Bill Pritchard (Press Officer)
    Michael Sharvell-Martin Ross
    Walter Randall Prince Mohammed
    Vic Tablian Arab
    Sam Dastor Arab (Qumrani Businessman)
    April Walker Jenny Goodwin (Guardian Journalist)
    Writing team
    Antony Jay Writer
    Jonathan Lynn Writer
    Production team
    Peter Whitmore Director
    Peter Whitmore Producer
    John Sillitto Editor
    Andrée Welstead Hornby Production Designer
    Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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