Yes, Prime Minister. Image shows from L to R: Sir Humphrey Appleby (Henry Goodman), Jim Hacker (David Haig). Copyright: BBC
Yes, Prime Minister

Yes, Prime Minister (2013)

  • TV sitcom
  • Gold
  • 2013
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Political sitcom series based on the original hit 1980s satire. Stars David Haig and Henry Goodman. Also features Chris Larkin and Zoe Telford.

Yes, Prime Minister. Image shows from L to R: Sir Humphrey Appleby (Henry Goodman), Jim Hacker (David Haig). Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2013
Channels
Gold
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Stars
David Haig, Henry Goodman, Chris Larkin and Zoe Telford
Writers
Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn
Directors
Jonathan Lynn and Gareth Gwenlan
Producers
Jonathan Lynn, Gareth Gwenlan, Anne Gilchrist and Antony Jay
Companies

The Rt. Hon James Hacker is back in office as PM, leading a coalition government confronting the greatest economic crisis in a generation.

With European economies going down the toilet, a tempting energy deal from an unusual source, a leadership crisis with his coalition partners, a Scottish independence referendum and the greatest moral dilemma he has ever faced... there's lots for Hacker to deal with.

The ultimately powerful but beleaguered Prime Minister is once again 'assisted' by his impenetrably loquacious Cabinet Secretary, Sir Humphrey Appleby, and torn but sensible Principal Private Secretary, Bernard Woolley. There is one person definitely on his side though: Policy Unit Head, Claire Sutton.

The six episodes are set in Chequers, the country residence of the Prime Minister and observe the unfolding drama as Hacker tries to negotiate Britain out of a financial crisis.

Note: This series is listed as Series 6 of Yes Minister or Series 3 of Yes, Prime Minister by some publications.

Additional details

Part of

Yes Minister

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
The original series's theme tune, composed by Ronnie Hazlehurst, has been re-arranged by Graham Jarvis.

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 15th January 2013 at 9pm on Gold
Most recent repeats
  • Saturday 19th January 2019 at 1:30am on Gold - Episode 4
  • Friday 18th January 2019 at 2:30am on Gold - Episode 4
  • Thursday 17th January 2019 at 2:00am on Gold - Episode 1

Recording details

  • BBC Television Centre

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