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 5 - Scot Free

Another crisis looms for Jim when a coalition partner threatens to jump ship. Guest starring Robbie Coltrane.

Further details

Yes, Prime Minister. Image shows from L to R: Rory McAlister (Robbie Coltrane), Jim Hacker (David Haig). Copyright: BBC.

While PM Jim is struggling with the problem of how to deal with the unorthodox sexual requirements of the Kumranistan Foreign Minister, another crisis strikes.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Prime Minister, Rory McAlister (Robbie Coltrane) is threatening to withdraw his party's support and transfer it to one of his cabinet colleagues. The price of loyalty is massive concessions to Scotland. What is Jim to do? Fortunately, Sir Humphrey is there to tell him.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 12th February 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)
Robbie Coltrane Rory McAlister
Ilan Goodman TV Reporter
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

Robbie Coltrane Interview

Robbie Coltrane introduces his character.

Featuring: Robbie Coltrane (Rory McAlister).

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