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James Hacker is the British Minister for Administrative Affairs. He tries to do something and cut government waste, but he is continually held back by the smart and wily Permanent Secretary of the Department, Sir Humphrey Appleby. Private secretary Bernard Woolley is caught in the middle, between his political master, and his civil service boss.

Country: United Kingdom

Type: Scripted

Status: Ended

Language: English

Release Date: February 25, 1980

Also Known As: بله اقای وزیر, Javisst herr minister |  See more »


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Company Credits

Production Co: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)


John Savident
as Sir Frederick 'Jumbo' Stewart
Thomas Baptiste
as President Selim Mohammed
William Lawford
as Offical at French Embassy
Sue Lawley
as Sue Lawley
Reg Thomason
as Servant
Diana Hoddinott
as Annie Hacker
Rosemary Williams
as Civil Servant
Vic Tablian
as Prince Mohammed
Brian Hawksley
as Sir George Conway
Lewis Alexander
as Gentlemans Club Member
Anne Maxwell
as Civil Servant
Richard Vernon
as Sir Desmond Glazebrook
Richard Davies
as Joe Morgan - Trade Union Official
Daniel Moynihan
as Daniel Hughes
Norman Bird
as Brian Baker - Trade Union Official
David Moran
as Nigel Lloyd-Pritchard
Sheila Ferris
as Topic Director
Michael Sharvell-Martin
as Ross
Jay McGrath
as Restaurant Patron
Ian Lavender
as Dr. Richard Cartwright
Leslie Adams
as Diner
Norman Tipton
as Photographer
Martin Read
as Reporter
David Howey
as Civil Servant
Charles Rayford
as The Mayor
Roger Ostime
as Reporter
Edward Jewesbury
as Vic Gould/Vic Gould - Chief Whip
André Maranne
as Maurice - European Commissioner
Nigel Hawthorne
as Sir Humphrey Appleby
John D. Collins
as BBC Interviewer
Rex Robinson
as Civil Servant at Christmas Party/Crawford
Laura Calland
as Civil Servant at Christmas Party
Frank Middlemass
as The Master of Ballie College
Stephen Tate
as Billy Fraser
Richard Simpson
as Permanent Secretary of the Home Office
Freddie Earlle
as Sir Wally McFarlane
Geoffrey Toone
as R A Crichton
Harriet Reynolds
as Deputation Member
Maureen Stevens
as Mrs. Crichton
Frank Tregear
as Floor Manager - T.V. Interview/Reporter
Antony Carrick
as Bill Pritchard
Pat Keen
as Nelly - Cleaning Lady
Neil Fitzwiliam
as Frank Weisel
Judy Parfitt
as Betty Oldham
Sam Dastor
as Qumrani Businessman
Cy Town
as Embassy Technician
Robert Goodman
as Robert, Waiter
Peter Dennis
as Undersecretary Air Division
Rosemary Frankau
as Mrs. Rogers
Brenda Blethyn
as Joan Littler
James Grout
as Jeffrey - Chief Whip
Peter Howell
as Permanent Secretary FCO
Patricia Shakesby
as Mandy - Secretary
Harry Fielder
as Hitman
Fraser Kerr
as the Radio Reporter
Patrick O'Connell
as Brian Wilkinson
David Warwick
as Constable
Sheila Fay
as Woman Protester
Derek Benfield
as Aston Wanderers Board Member
Arthur Cox
as George - Jim's Driver
Richard Atherton
as Major
George Ballantine
as Diner
Doug Fisher
as Ben Stanley
Robert McKenzie
as Robert McKenzie
Walter Randall
as Qumrani
William Fox
as The Bursar of Ballie College
David Rose
as Undersecretary Roads Division
Zulema Dene
as Mrs. Phillips
Donald Gee
as Alex Andrews - Reporter
Matthew Roberton
as Topic Crewman
Nigel Stock
as Sir Mark Spencer
Jerome Willis
as Professor Henderson
Norman Mitchell
as the Mayor
Gerry Cowper
as Lucy Hacker
Roger Martin
as BBC Producer
Robert Dougall
as Robert Dougall
Charlie Stewart
as Diner
Eleanor Bron
as Undersecretary Sarah Harrison
Philip Stone
as Duncan
Robert East
as Undersecretary Rail Division
Ivor Roberts
as Walter Fowler
Paul Eddington
as James Hacker
Michael Keating
as Constable Ross
Donald Pelmear
as Permanent Secretary, DHSS
Stuart Sherwin
as Permanent Secretary at Lunch
Charles McKeown
as BBC Editor
Harry Van Engel
as Permanent Secretary
Tenniel Evans
as Martin, Foreign Secretary/Martin, the Foreign Secretary
Derek Fowlds
as Bernard Woolley
Milton Johns
as Ron Watson
Peter Jeffrey
as Eric
Anthony Pedley
as Constable
John More
as Permanent Secretary
Robert Urquhart
as Tom Sargent - Opposition MP
Graeme Garden
as Commander Forrest - MI5
David Firth
as Peter Maxwell
Roger Davidson
as Reporter
Margo Johns
as Parks & Forestry Civil Servant
John Pennington
as Peter - Civil Servant
Andrew Lane
as Topic Floormanager
Jay Neill
as Head Waiter
Ludovic Kennedy
as Ludovic Kennedy
John Rolfe
as Committee Member
Peter Cellier
as Sir Frank Gordon
April Walker
as Jenny Goodwin
John Barron
as Sir Ian Whitchurch, Permanent Secretary to the Environment
John Fortune
as Major Saunders
Colin McCormack
as Bodyguard
John Nettleton
as Sir Arnold Robinson
Frederick Jaeger
as Godfrey Finch
Moray Watson
as BBC Director of Policy
Bunny Losh
as Reporter
Anthony Dawes
as Committee Chairman
Talla Hayes
as Newspaper Kathy
Roger Elliott
as Deputation Member
Lindy Alexander
as BBC Reporter
Jeffrey Segal
as Permanent Secretary, MOD
Jim Delaney
as Permanent Secretary

Seasons & Episodes

Season 1
Season 2
Season 3




Awards & NominationsSee more »

BAFTA Awards 1981


BAFTA Awards

Best Comedy Series

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 1981


Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Best Actor in a Light Entertainment Programme

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