Yes, Minister

A comedy by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn, starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker and Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey.

With Derek Fowlds and Diana Hoddinott.

Episodes

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  • Bill Nighy
  • Graham Crowden
  • Jim Hacker - paul eddington
  • Richard Davies
  • annie hacker - diana hoddinott
  • arthur cox
  • bernard woolley - derek fowlds
  • david peart
  • john nettleton
  • moir leslie
  • peter cellier
  • richard vernon
  • series 2 adapted for radio by - peter atkin
  • sir Humphrey Appleby - nigel hawthorne
  • stuart organ
  • tenniel evans
  • william fox
  • by.... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - jonathan lynn and antony jay
  • produced by.... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - peter atkin

  • 20050902 BT=0800 (BBC7)

    Open Government: The new Minister's idealistic commitment faces its first hurdle: Sir Humphrey. Comedy with Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne.

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    Open Government: The new Minister's idealistic commitment faces its first hurdle: Sir Humphrey. Comedy with Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne.

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    Open Government: The new Minister's idealistic commitment faces its first hurdle: Sir Humphrey. Comedy with Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne.

    Political Sitcom. The Compassionate Society20061218 BT=1430 (BBC7)
    20061219 BT=0630 (BBC7)

    Sir Humphrey thinks the Minister doesn't know his ACAS from his NALGO. Political comedy first aired in 1984.

    Political Sitcom. The Devil You Know20061211 BT=1430 (BBC7)

    If Jim has really done all right, everything should turn out all right. From December 1983.

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    Newly re-elected MP Jim Hacker is summoned to the PM's office.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    Newly re-elected, MP Jim Hacker is summoned to the PM's office.

    Jim learns from his chauffeur that the new St Edwards Hospital has 300 administrators, cooks and cleaners, but no doctors, nurses or patients. How can he cure it? As usual the Minister doesn't know his ACAS from his NALGO.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard. Moira Stuart plays herself.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1984.

    Newly re-elected, MP Jim Hacker is summoned to the PM's office. Adapted from TV. Starring Paul Eddington. From October 1983.

    A comedy by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn, starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker and Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey.

    With Derek Fowlds and Diana Hoddinott.Newly re-elected, MP Jim Hacker is summoned to the PM's office. Starring Paul Eddington.

    The new Minister's idealistic commitment faces its first hurdle - Sir Humphrey.

    Jim is re-elected and risks earning a place in the Guinness Book of Records.

    The new minister's idealistic commitment faces its first hurdle.

    With Derek Fowlds and Diana Hoddinott.Newly re-elected MP Jim Hacker is summoned to the PM's office.

    Newly re-elected, MP Jim Hacker is summoned to the PM's office. Starring Paul Eddington.

    Jim learns from his chauffeur that the new St Edwards Hospital has 300 administrators, cooks and cleaners, but no doctors, nurses or patients. How can he cure it? As usual the Minister doesn't know his ACAS from his NALGO.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard. Moira Stuart plays herself.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1984.

    The new Minister's idealistic commitment faces its first hurdle, Sir Humphrey. Comedy with Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne.

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    Jim Hacker crosses swords with Sir Humphrey over civil liberties.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    MP Jim Hacker crosses swords with Sir Humphrey over civil liberties

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1984.

    Jim Hacker crosses swords with Sir Humphrey over civil liberties. Adapted from TV. Starring Paul Eddington. From October 1983.

    Jim Hacker crosses swords with Sir Humphrey over civil liberties. From October 1983.

    MP Jim Hacker crosses swords with Sir Humphrey over civil liberties

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1984.

    Civil liberties, and Jim Hacker's relationship with Sir Humphrey, are at stake as a National Database is on the agenda.

    The opposition is not the opposition and Rome is not built in a day.

    Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds stalk the corridors of power in another classic episode.

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    Jim Hacker sets an example in his plans for a slimmer Civil Service.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    MP Jim Hacker plans to slim down the Civil Service. His own economy drive will set a personal example - won't it?

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Diana Hoddinot as Annie Hacker and Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Jim Hacker sets an example in his plans for a slimmer Civil Service. Adapted from TV. Stars Paul Eddington. From November 1983.

    Jim Hacker sets an example in his plans for a slimmer Civil Service. From November 1983.

    MP Jim Hacker plans to slim down the Civil Service. His own economy drive will set a personal example - won't it?

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Diana Hoddinot as Annie Hacker and Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Jim Hacker plans to slim down the Civil Service. His own economy drive will set a personal example... won't it? Comedy from 1983.

    Jim Hacker plans to slim down the Civil Service. His own economy drive will set a personal example, won't it?

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    Jim's big plans to slim down the Civil Service come home to roost.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    Finally losing patience with Sir Humphrey, MP Jim Hacker's big plans to slim down the Civil Service come home to roost.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel, Peter Cellier as Sir Frederick and Tenniel Evans as the Foreign Secretary.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Jim's big plans to slim down the Civil Service come home to roost.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    Finally losing patience with Sir Humphrey, MP Jim Hacker's big plans to slim down the Civil Service come home to roost.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel, Peter Cellier as Sir Frederick and Tenniel Evans as the Foreign Secretary.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Jim's big plans to slim down the Civil Service come home to roost. Stars Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne. From November 1983.

    Jim's big plans to slim down the Civil Service come home to roost. From November 1983.

    Finally losing patience with Sir Humphrey, MP Jim Hacker's big plans to slim down the Civil Service come home to roost.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel, Peter Cellier as Sir Frederick and Tenniel Evans as the Foreign Secretary.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Jim's plans to slim down the Civil Service come home to roost. With Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne. From November 1983.

    At the end of the day, in general terms, it's a parliamentary comedy with Paul Eddington and Derek Fowlds. From November 1983.

    Jim's plans to slim down the Civil Service come home to roost. With Paul Eddington.

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    Sir Humphrey warns on public-private partnership, and Jim learns it takes two to quango.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    Sir Humphrey warns on Public-Private Partnership. MP Jim Hacker learns it takes two to Quango.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel, Richard Vernon as Sir Desmond, Richard Davies as Morgan and Arthur Cox as George.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Sir Humphrey warns on public-private partnership, and Jim learns it takes two to quango.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    Sir Humphrey warns on Public-Private Partnership. MP Jim Hacker learns it takes two to Quango.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel, Richard Vernon as Sir Desmond, Richard Davies as Morgan and Arthur Cox as George.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Sir Humphrey warns on Public-Private Partnership, and Jim learns it takes two to quango. Stars Paul Eddington. From November 1983.

    Sir Humphrey warns on Public-Private Partnership. MP Jim Hacker learns it takes two to Quango.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel, Richard Vernon as Sir Desmond, Richard Davies as Morgan and Arthur Cox as George.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Jim knows nothing of the shining example of successful collaboration between private industry and the government. From November 1983.

    'It takes two to quango' as Jim supports a public-private Partnership that is not quite what it seems. From 1983.

    Sir Humphrey warns Jim about a Public-Private Partnership.

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    Jim Hacker tries to excavate himself from problems with badgers.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    MP Jim Hacker tries to excavate himself from problems with badgers.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Diana Hoddinott as Annie, Peter Cellier as Sir Frederick and Gerry Cowper as Lucy.

    Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel, Richard Vernon as Sir Desmond, Richard Davies as Morgan and Arthur Cox as George.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Jim Hacker tries to excavate himself from problems with badgers.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    MP Jim Hacker tries to excavate himself from problems with badgers.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Diana Hoddinott as Annie, Peter Cellier as Sir Frederick and Gerry Cowper as Lucy.

    Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel, Richard Vernon as Sir Desmond, Richard Davies as Morgan and Arthur Cox as George.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Jim Hacker tries to excavate himself from problems with badgers. Stars Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne. From November 1983.

    Jim Hacker tries to excavate himself from problems with badgers. From November 1983.

    MP Jim Hacker tries to excavate himself from problems with badgers.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Diana Hoddinott as Annie, Peter Cellier as Sir Frederick and Gerry Cowper as Lucy.

    Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel, Richard Vernon as Sir Desmond, Richard Davies as Morgan and Arthur Cox as George.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Paul Eddington stars as harassed Minister Jim Hacker in this political comedy.

    Paul Eddington stars as harassed Minister Jim Hacker in this political comedy. From 1983.

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    Jim Hacker is outwitted by Sir Humphrey during an economy drive.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    MP Jim Hacker is outwitted by Sir Humphrey during an economy drive.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With John Nettleton as Sir Arnold, Graham Crowden as the Master and William Fox as the Bursar.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Jim Hacker is outwitted by Sir Humphrey during an economy drive.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    MP Jim Hacker is outwitted by Sir Humphrey during an economy drive.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With John Nettleton as Sir Arnold, Graham Crowden as the Master and William Fox as the Bursar.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Jim Hacker is outwitted by Sir Humphrey during an economy drive. Stars Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne. From November 1983.

    Jim Hacker is outwitted by Sir Humphrey during an economy drive. From November 1983.

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    MP Jim Hacker is outwitted by Sir Humphrey during an economy drive.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With John Nettleton as Sir Arnold, Graham Crowden as the Master and William Fox as the Bursar.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    In which Sir Humphrey is not in any sense reprimanded.

    In which Sir Humphrey is not in any sense reprimanded. Derek Fowlds and Nigel Hawthorne appear in an episode from November 1983.

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    Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle MP Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Diana Hoddinott as Annie, John Nettleton as Sir Arnold and Arthur Cox as George.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey. Stars Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne. From December 1983.

    Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle MP Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Diana Hoddinott as Annie, John Nettleton as Sir Arnold and Arthur Cox as George.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

    In which, if Jim has really done all right, everything should turn out all right. From December 1983.

    If Jim has really done all right, everything should turn out all right. From December 1983.

    Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey. From December 1983.

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    Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey. Stars Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne. From December 1983.

    Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey. From December 1983.

    Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey.

    Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle MP Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Diana Hoddinott as Annie, John Nettleton as Sir Arnold and Arthur Cox as George.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

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    A new hospital needs a cure, but does Jim know his Acas from his Nalgo?

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    A new hospital needs a cure, but does MP Jim Hacker know his ACAS from his NALGO?

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Peter Jeffrey as Sir Ian, Norman Bird as Brian Baker, Arthur Cox as George and Ellen McIntosh as Mrs Rogers.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1984.

    A new hospital needs a cure, but does Jim know his ACAS from his NALGO? Adapted from TV. With Paul Eddington. From October 1984.

    A new hospital needs a cure, but does Jim know his ACAS from his NALGO? From October 1984.

    A new hospital needs a cure, but does MP Jim Hacker know his ACAS from his NALGO?

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Peter Jeffrey as Sir Ian, Norman Bird as Brian Baker, Arthur Cox as George and Ellen McIntosh as Mrs Rogers.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1984.

    Jim learns from his chauffeur that the new St Edwards Hospital has 300 administrators, cooks and cleaners, but no doctors, nurses or patients. How can he cure it? As usual the Minister doesn't know his ACAS from his NALGO.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard. Moira Stuart plays herself.

    Sir Humphrey thinks the Minister doesn't know his ACAS from his NALGO. Political comedy first heard in 1984

    0202The Greasy Pole1984101620040218 (BBC7)
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    Blending jobs with chemicals makes an explosive mixture for Jim Hacker.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    Blending jobs with chemicals makes an explosive mixture for MP Jim Hacker.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Brenda Blethyn as Joan Littler MP, Freddie Earlle as Sir Wally Macfarlane, Jerome Willis as Professor Henderson and Moira Stuart as herself.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1984.

    Blending jobs with chemicals makes an explosive mixture for Jim Hacker. From October 1984.

    Blending jobs with chemicals makes an explosive mixture for Jim Hacker. Adapted from TV. With Paul Eddington. From October 1984.

    From October 1984.

    Adapted from TV.

    With Paul Eddington.

    Jim is definitely not asked to make a courageous decision but, for once, manages to defy Sir Humphrey.

    Jim is not asked to take a courageous decision - but for once, manages to defy Sir Humphrey.

    In which Jim is not asked to take a courageous decision - but for once, manages to defy Sir Humphrey.

    Jim is not asked to take a courageous decision, and Sir Humphrey displays his command of Greek prepositions.

    Jim is definitely not asked to take a courageous decision.

    Blending jobs with chemicals makes an explosive mixture for MP Jim Hacker.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    With Brenda Blethyn as Joan Littler MP, Freddie Earlle as Sir Wally Macfarlane, Jerome Willis as Professor Henderson and Moira Stuart as herself.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1984.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard. Moira Stuart plays herself.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.

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    Jim Hacker gets the better of Sir Humphrey over a crisis in Derbyshire.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    Jim Hacker gets the better of Sir Humphrey over a crisis in Derbyshire. From October 1984.

    Jim Hacker gets the better of Sir Humphrey over a crisis in Derbyshire. Adapted from TV. With Paul Eddington. From October 1984.

    From October 1984.

    Adapted from TV.

    With Paul Eddington.

    In which some uncounted chickens come home to roost, and life goes on in South Derbyshire.

    As Hacker tries to avert a party crisis, he gets some unexpected help.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby,Derek Fowldes as Bernard and Ian Lavender as Dr Cartwright.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1984.

    Hacker tries to avert a crisis in South Derbyshire, with some unexpected help from Sir Humphrey. Political comedy from 1984.

    As Hacker tries to avert a party crisis, he gets some unexpected help. From October 1984.

    0204A Question Of Loyalty1984103020040303 (BBC7)
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    With a war on waste at the Civil Service, what does Jim Hacker think?

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    With a war on wastage at the Civil Service, what does Jim Hacker think? From October 1984.

    With a war on wastage at the Civil Service, what does Jim Hacker think? Adapted from TV. With Paul Eddington. From October 1984.

    With a war on wastage at the Civil Service, what does Jim Hacker think? Adapted from TV.

    With Paul Eddington.

    From October 1984.

    There's a war on wastage at the Civil Service, but where do Jim Hacker's loyalties lie?

    In which Sir Humphrey wins a bet and Jim is a pleasure to work with.

    With a war on wastage at the Civil Service, what does Jim Hacker think?

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby, Derek Fowldes as Bernard and Judy Parfitt as Betty Oldham MP.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1984.

    There's a war on wastage at the Civil Service, but where do Jim Hacker's loyalties lie? Political comedy from October 1984.

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    Jim Hacker gets embroiled in the property business.

    Episodes from the BBC's political sitcom, adapted for radio

    Jim Hacker struggles to save a city farm from tarmac. Adapted from TV. From November 1984.

    Jim Hacker struggles to save a city farm from tarmac. Adapted from TV. With Paul Eddington and Selina Scott. From November 1984.

    Jim Hacker struggles to save a city farm from tarmac.

    With Paul Eddington and Selina Scott.

    In which the Minister goes down on the farm under threat from a 44-storey rice pudding.

    Jim Hacker gets embroiled in the property business.

    Jim Hacker gets embroiled in the property business. Adapted from TV with Paul Eddington and Selina Scott. From November 1984.

    Jim Hacker gets floored by the high rise world of property business.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby, Derek Fowldes as Bernard, Richard Vernon as Sir Desmond and Selina Scott as herself.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.

    Jim Hacker works with children and animals, but Humphrey has higher things on his mind. With guest star, Selina Scott.

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    Jim Hacker shuns Sir Humphrey's advice over dodgy weapon dealing. From November 1984.

    Jim Hacker shuns Sir Humphrey's advice over dodgy weapon dealing. Adapted from TV. With Paul Eddington. From November 1984.

    Jim Hacker shuns Sir Humphrey's advice over dodgy weapon dealing.

    In which a question of hats and sleeping dogs means that it's always someone else's problem.

    'Government isn't about good or evil, it's about stability'.

    Jim Hacker comes a cropper in the arms trade.

    Facing a moral dilemma over the sale of British-made weapons, Jim Hacker tries to shun Sir Humphrey's advice.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby, Derek Fowldes as Bernard and Anton Rodgers as Major Saunders.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.

    In which a question of hats and sleeping dogs means that it's always someone else's problem. First heard November 1984.

    'Government isn't about good or evil, it's about stability'. Jim Hacker comes a cropper in the arms trade. From November 1984.

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    Jim stands firm against government surveillance, until his own life comes under threat.

    Jim Hacker rebuts state surveillance until his own life is threatened. Adapted from TV. With Paul Eddington. From November 1984.

    Jim Hacker rebuts state surveillance until his own life is threatened.

    In which Jim's privacy is invaded, and in which Sir Humphrey pays him the ultimate compliment.

    A victim of phone tapping, Jim Hacker rebuts state surveillance - until his own life comes under threat.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby, Derek Fowldes as Bernard and Graeme Garden as Commander Forrest.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.

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    Thirsty Jim Hacker's trip to an Arab state sparks diplomatic disarray.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.

    Thirsty Jim Hacker's trip to an Arab state sparks diplomatic disarray. Adapted from TV. With Paul Eddington. From November 1984.

    In which gifts and messages are received, and as a result, several wheels and the Minister are well-oiled. From November 1984.

    Gifts and messages are received and several wheels and the Minister are well-oiled.

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    Thirsty Jim Hacker's trip to an Arab state sparks diplomatic disarray. From November 1984.

    Thirsty Jim Hacker's trip to an Arab state sparks diplomatic disarray. Adapted from TV. With Paul Eddington. From November 1984.

    Thirsty Jim Hacker's trip to an Arab state sparks diplomatic disarray.

    In which gifts and messages are received, as a result of which several wheels, and the Minister, are well-oiled.

    Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

    Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

    Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.