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

Yes, Prime Minister (1986)

BBC Two sitcom. 16 episodes (2 series), 1986 - 1988. Stars Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott and Deborah Norton.

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

Yes, Prime Minister

Jim Hacker finds himself suddenly promoted to the position of Prime Minister. Perhaps unfortunately, Sir Humphrey Appleby and Bernard Wooley accompany him upwards

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1986 - 1988
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
16   (2 series)
Starring
Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott and Deborah Norton
Writers
Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn
Director
Sydney Lotterby
Producer
Sydney Lotterby

After years as the Minister for Administrative Affairs in Yes Minister, Jim Hacker finds himself propelled through the intricate wheels of power and influence, and resident in Number 10.

Whilst his new seat of office may be far more senior, he is still faced by much the same day-to-day worries and problems as ever, and mostly thanks to Sir Humphrey!

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