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

Series 1, Episode 2 - The Ministerial Broadcast

Jim's still insisting on carrying out his 'grand design' for Britain's security - or at least as much of it as possible, and intends to use a television address to the nation to introduce it. There are a few hurdles to overcome first, however; not least the content of the script, and his appearance!

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 16th January 1986
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
    Guest cast
    Barry Stanton Malcolm Warren (Press Officer)
    John Wells Godfrey (TV Producer)
    Brian Gwaspari David (Permanent Secretary to the Employment)
    Carolyn Lyster Makeup Artist
    Writing team
    Antony Jay Writer
    Jonathan Lynn Writer
    Production team
    Sydney Lotterby Director
    Sydney Lotterby Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Gloria Clayton Production Designer
    Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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