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

Yes, Prime Minister (2013)

Gold sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2013. Stars David Haig, Henry Goodman, Chris Larkin and Zoe Telford.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Crisis At The Summit

Yes, Prime Minister returns in a contemporary setting and unsurprisingly there is trouble afoot for the fraught PM. Jim Hacker's premiership is falling apart when a saviour appears - Kumranistan!

Further details

Yes, Prime Minister. Jim Hacker (David Haig). Copyright: BBC.

Jim Hacker's European Conference shows no sign of solving the financial crisis that is threatening his fragile government. But salvation is at hand: Kumranistan is offering Europe a huge loan as an incentive to purchase their newly discovered oil reserves.

What Sir Humphrey does not want Jim to know, however, is that there is a condition: Britain must join the Euro, which is against everything Jim believes in.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 15th January 2013
Time
9pm
Channel
Gold
Length
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Haig Jim Hacker
Henry Goodman Sir Humphrey Appleby
Chris Larkin Bernard Woolley
Zoe Telford Claire Sutton
Guest cast
Tim Wallers Simon Chester (BBC Political Anchor)
Chandrika Chevli Reporter
Sophie Raworth Newsreader
Chris Fawkes Weatherman
Writing team
Antony Jay Writer
Jonathan Lynn Writer
Production team
Jonathan Lynn Director
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Jonathan Lynn Producer
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Anne Gilchrist Executive Producer
Antony Jay Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
David Hitchcock Production Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

Video

Yes, Prime Minister 2013 - Episode 1 preview

Jim Hacker has a lot of problems to deal with.

Featuring: David Haig (Jim Hacker), Henry Goodman (Sir Humphrey Appleby), Chris Larkin (Bernard Woolley).

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