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The Writing on the Wall

Episode 4 of 8

Jim's big plans to slim down the Civil Service come home to roost. Stars Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne. 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, 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 Frederick ...... Peter Cellier
Foreign Secretary ...... Tenniel Evans
Dr Donald Hughes ...... Edward Petherbridge
Butler ...... Kerry Francis

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in November 1983.

30 minutes

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