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Yes Minister (1980–1984)

TV-PG
TV Series | 60 min | Comedy

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.
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Updated Feb 25, 1980

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Feb 25, 1980 (United Kingdom)

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107 cast members
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Paul Eddington
James Hacker James Hacker   See fewer
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Nigel Hawthorne
Sir Humphrey Appleby Sir Humphrey Appleby   See fewer
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Derek Fowlds
Bernard Woolley Bernard Woolley   See fewer
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22
Diana Hoddinott
Annie Hacker Annie Hacker   See fewer
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10
John Nettleton
Sir Arnold Robinson Sir Arnold Robinson   See fewer
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8
Neil Fitzwiliam
Frank Weisel Frank Weisel   See fewer
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5
Arthur Cox
George - Jim's Driver George - Jim's Driver   See fewer
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5
John Savident
Sir Frederick 'Jumbo' Stewart Sir Frederick 'Jumbo' Stewart   See fewer
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4
John Pennington
Peter - Civil Servant Peter - Civil Servant   See fewer
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4
Anthony Carrick
Bill Pritchard Bill Pritchard   See fewer
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3
Robert Dougall
Robert Dougall Robert Dougall   See fewer
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Richard Vernon
Sir Desmond Glazebrook Sir Desmond Glazebrook   See fewer
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Tenniel Evans
Martin, Foreign Secretary / Martin, the Foreign Secretary Martin, Foreign Secretary / Martin, the Foreign Secretary   See fewer
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John Barron
Sir Ian Whitchurch, Permanent Secretary to the Environment Sir Ian Whitchurch, Permanent Secretary to the Environment   See fewer
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Ian Lavender
Dr. Richard Cartwright Dr. Richard Cartwright   See fewer
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Nigel Stock
Sir Mark Spencer Sir Mark Spencer   See fewer
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Edward Jewesbury
Vic Gould / Vic Gould - Chief Whip Vic Gould / Vic Gould - Chief Whip   See fewer
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Rosemary Williams
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Lindy Alexander
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Frank Tregear
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Rex Robinson
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Ludovic Kennedy
Ludovic Kennedy Ludovic Kennedy   See fewer
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Daniel Moynihan
Daniel Hughes Daniel Hughes   See fewer
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Robert Urquhart
Tom Sargent - Opposition MP Tom Sargent - Opposition MP   See fewer
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Brenda Blethyn
Joan Littler Joan Littler   See fewer
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Graeme Garden
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Eleanor Bron
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John Fortune
Major Saunders Major Saunders   See fewer
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Milton Johns
Ron Watson Ron Watson   See fewer
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Robert McKenzie
Robert McKenzie Robert McKenzie   See fewer
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Norman Bird
Brian Baker - Trade Union Official Brian Baker - Trade Union Official   See fewer
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Peter Cellier
Sir Frank Gordon Sir Frank Gordon   See fewer
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Freddie Earlle
Sir Wally McFarlane Sir Wally McFarlane   See fewer
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James Grout
Jeffrey - Chief Whip Jeffrey - Chief Whip   See fewer
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Thomas Baptiste
President Selim Mohammed President Selim Mohammed   See fewer
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Gerry Cowper
Lucy Hacker Lucy Hacker   See fewer
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Frederick Jaeger
Godfrey Finch Godfrey Finch   See fewer
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Mrs. Rogers Mrs. Rogers   See fewer
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Walter Fowler Walter Fowler   See fewer
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Professor Henderson Professor Henderson   See fewer
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Ben Stanley Ben Stanley   See fewer
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Brian Wilkinson Brian Wilkinson   See fewer
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Jenny Goodwin Jenny Goodwin   See fewer
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Zulema Dene
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Colin McCormack
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Stephen Tate
Billy Fraser Billy Fraser   See fewer
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the Mayor the Mayor   See fewer
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8.6 / 10 | 10,135 votes