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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.

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

Jim Hacker.... Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby.... Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard.... Derek Fowlds
Annie Hacker.... Diana Hoddinot
Frank Weisel.... Bill Nighy
Sir Arnold.... John Nettleton
Chief Whip.... Edward Jewesbury
Nigel.... Haydn Wood
Radio Presenter.... Gordon Clyde
Newsreader.... Bob Docherty

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1983.

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Jim Hacker crosses swords with Sir Humphrey over civil liberties.

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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.

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowldes.

Jim Hacker.... Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby.... Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard.... Derek Fowlds
Annie Hacker.... Diana Hoddinot
Frank Weisel.... Bill Nighy
Tom.... Fulton McKay
Godfrey Finch.... Gordon Clyde
Floor Manager.... Haydn Wood
Richard Linley.... Himself

First broadcast on Radio 4 in October 1983.

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

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

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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.

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

Jim Hacker.... Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby.... Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard.... Derek Fowlds
Annie Hacker.... Diana Hoddinot
Frank Weisel.... Bill Nighy
Sir Frederick.... Peter Cellier
Nellie.... Valerie Murray
Ron Watson.... Milton Johns
Jane.... Carol Boyd

First broadcast on Radio 4 in November 1983.

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

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

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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.

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

Jim Hacker.... Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby.... Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard.... Derek Fowlds
Frank Weisel.... Bill Nighy
Sir Frederick.... Peter Cellier
Foreign Secretary.... Tenniel Evans
Dr Donald Hughes.... Edward Petherbridge
Butler.... Kerry Francis

First broadcast on Radio 4 in November 1983.

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

0105Jobs For The Boys1983111520161104 (BBC7)
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As Sir Humphrey warns on Public-Private Partnership, MP Jim Hacker learns it takes two to Quango.

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

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.

Jim Hacker.... Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby.... Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard.... Derek Fowlds
Frank Weisel.... Bill Nighy
Sir Desmond.... Richard Vernon
Joe Morgan.... Richard Davies
George.... Arthur Cox
Conway.... Kerry Francis
Himself.... Gordon Clough

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in November 1983.

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

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

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

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Jim Hacker tries to excavate himself from problems with badgers.

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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.

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

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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.

0108The Devil You Know1983120620161125 (BBC7)
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Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle MP Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

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.

Jim Hacker.... Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby.... Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard.... Derek Fowlds
Annie.... Diana Hoddinott
Sir Arnold.... John Nettleton
George.... Arthur Cox
Waiter.... Stuart Organ

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in December 1983.

Cabinet reshuffle rumours unsettle Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey.

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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

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.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.

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

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

It first ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984.

Jim Hacker …. Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby …. Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley …. Derek Fowldes
Sir Ian …. Peter Jeffrey
Brian Baker …. Norman Bird
George …. Arthur Cox
Mrs Rogers …. Ellen McIntosh
Billy Fraser …. Peter Acre
James Lawford, MP …. John Bott

With Narissa Knights, Bernard Brown and Arnold Diamond

Featuring Bryan Martin and Moira Stuart as themselves

Adapted for radio by the producer, Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in October 1984.

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

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

The 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 Woolley.

CAST:

Jim Hacker …. Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby …. Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley …. Derek Fowldes
Sir Ian …. Peter Jeffrey
Brian Baker …. Norman Bird
George …. Arthur Cox
Mrs Rogers …. Ellen McIntosh
Billy Fraser …. Peter Acre
James Lawford, MP …. John Bott
with Narissa Knights, Bernard Brown and Arnold Diamond
and featuring Bryan Martin and Moira Stuart as themselves

First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1984.

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

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.

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

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom centred around hapless MP Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

It first ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984.

Jim Hacker …. Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby …. Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley …. Derek Fowldes
Joan Littler, MP …. Brenda Blethyn
Sir Wally Macfarlane …. Freddie Earlle
Professor Henderson …. Jerome Willis
Lord Crichton …. Geoffrey Toone
Lady Crichton …. Helena Breck
The Protestor …. Helen Atkinson Wood
Newsreader …. Moira Stuart

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.

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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

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.

CAST:

Jim Hacker …. Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby …. Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley …. Derek Fowldes
Joan Littler, MP …. Brenda Blethyn
Sir Wally Macfarlane …. Freddie Earlle
Professor Henderson …. Jerome Willis
Lord Crichton …. Geoffrey Toone
Lady Crichton …. Helena Breck
The Protestor …. Helen Atkinson Wood
Newsreader …. Moira Stuart

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

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

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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

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.

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

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom centred around the hapless MP Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

It first ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984.

Jim Hacker …. Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby …. Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley …. Derek Fowldes
Dr Cartwright …. Ian Lavender
Alex Andrews …. Clive Merrison
Civil Servant …. Peter Acre
Civil Servant …. Ellen McIntosh
The Man on the Train …. William Eedle

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1984.

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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.

CAST:

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

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

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1984.

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With a war on waste at the Civil Service - what does MP Jim Hacker think?

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom centred around the hapless MP Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

It first ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984.

Jim Hacker …. Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby …. Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley …. Derek Fowlds
Betty Oldham, MP …. Judy Parfitt
Sir Mark Spencer …. Nigel Stock
Peter …. William Hope
Gillian …. Helena Breck
The Committee Chairman …. John Strickland
The PM …. Arnold Diamond

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1984.

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

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

With a war on waste at the Civil Service - what does Jim Hacker think?

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.

CAST:

Jim Hacker …. Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby …. Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley …. Derek Fowldes
Betty Oldham, MP …. Judy Parfitt
Sir Mark Spencer …. Nigel Stock
Peter …. William Hope
Gillian …. Helena Breck
The Committee Chairman …. John Strickland
The PM …. Arnold Diamond

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

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

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1984.

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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 gets embroiled in the property business.

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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.

Jim Hacker gets embroiled in the property business.

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.

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

CAST:

Jim Hacker …. Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby …. Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard …. Derek Fowldes
Major Saunders …. Anton Rodgers
Annie …. Diana Hoddinott
The Chief Whip …. Edward Jewesbury

Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984.

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.

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

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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

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.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.

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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.

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

Paul Eddington stars as Jim Hacker in adaptations of the BBC TV's political sitcom.

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

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.

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

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.