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Yes Minister
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8.6 IMDB rating
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Directed by (View all)
Stuart Allen Stuart Allen
Sydney Lotterby Sydney Lotterby

Starring (View all)
Paul Eddington Paul Eddington
 James Hacker 22 episodes, 1980-1984
Nigel Hawthorne Nigel Hawthorne
 Sir Humphrey Appleby 22 episodes, 1980-1984
Derek Fowlds Derek Fowlds
 Bernard Woolley 22 episodes, 1980-1984
Diana Hoddinott Diana Hoddinott
 Annie Hacker 10 episodes, 1980-1984
John Nettleton John Nettleton
 Sir Arnold Robinson 8 episodes, 1980-1984
Neil Fitzwiliam Neil Fitzwiliam
 Frank Weisel 5 episodes, 1980
Arthur Cox Arthur Cox
 George - Jim's Driver 5 episodes, 1980-1981
John Savident John Savident
 Sir Frederick 'Jumbo' Stewart 4 episodes, 1980

Written by
Antony Jay Antony Jay


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Hits a little too close to reality

12 years, 1 month ago at Mar 1 7:40
Yes Minister and it's subsequent avatar as Yes Prime Minister is my favourite comedy series of all time. The motivations of all the characters are so utterly believable and so are the characters themselves. The writers added a huge dose of satire and irony to their writing as well. Brilliant acting by the whole cast can only help.


7 years, 10 months ago at May 17 13:40
The funniest "sophisticated" comedy series ever made, and incredibly just two people wrote all fifty of these amazingly intricate & hilariously witty scripts. The show follows Jim Hacker as he takes office in the British government as Cabinet Minister of Administrative Affairs, and the constant battles of will he faces with the wily departmental civil servant Humphrey Appleby. Caught in the middle... read more
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The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks.
Release date: 25 February 1980
UPC: 794051174826
Tags: Comedy (7), Politics (5), British (4), Satire (3), Bbc (3), UK (2), Sitcom (2), 1980 (2), Political (1), Britcom (1), 1980s (1), British Comedy (1), Very Funny (1), Political Comedy (1)
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