Yes Minister

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Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey lock horns again in these four hilarious episodes. In "The Official Visit," Jim Hacker welcomes the new leader of an African country, even though the visit may mean Hacker has to leave politics. . . In "Equal Opportunities," Sir Humphrey doesn’t see eye to eye with Jim’s plan for sexual equality. "The Challenge" finds Hacker on a mission to make local authorities responsible for their spending, which includes nuclear fallout shelters. And in "The Bed of Nails," when Jim is asked to formulate an Integrated Transport Policy, he becomes "Transport Supremo." But is it a title worth having? These episodes of machinations and manipulation also feature Ludovic Kennedy, Eleanor Bron, Ian Lavender, and Tenniel Evans.

2 CDs. 1 hr 55 mins.


Antony Jay is a British writer, broadcaster, and director. He joined the BBC in 1955 and worked in the television current affairs and Talks departments. In 1980 he co-created Yes Minister with Jonathan Lynn, and the pair went on to write two series of the sitcom, followed by two series of Yes Prime Minister and a successful stage adaptation. Jonathan Lynn is a British writer, film director and actor. At Cambridge he joined the Footlights Club and went on to become an actor, appearing in the West End and in TV sitcoms including Doctor In The House and The Liver Birds. Among his directing credits are the films Nuns on the Run, My Cousin Vinny, Sgt Bilko, and Clue.