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Who Reads the Papers?

Duration: 01:13

Yes, Prime Minister aired from 1986 to 1988 and was the sequel to the successful Yes Minister. This satirical sitcom was set predominantly in the offices of the British government. The storylines centre around the wheeling and dealing of political life. Jim Hacker explains who reads the papers, but his Private Secretary has the last word.
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Jim Hacker
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley
Derek Fowlds
Jonathan Lynn
Anthony Jay
Production Designer
Gloria Clayton
Sydney Lotterby
Sydney Lotterby

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Yes, Prime Minister Series 2, A Conflict of Interest

4/8 Jim and Sir Humphrey clash over who should become the new governor of the Bank of England.

First broadcast: 23 Dec 1987

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