Lynn, Jonathan; Jay, Antony [editors]
Title Yes Minister: The Diaries of a Cabinet Minister by the Rt Hon. James Hacker MP - Vol. One / 1
Binding Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover
Book Condition Good
Publisher U. K. BBC 1983
0563179341 / 9780563179344
Seller ID 052447
167 pages. Yes Minister is a satirical British sitcom written by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn that was first transmitted by BBC Television between 1980 and 1984, split over three seven-episode series. 1 - "Open Government":The new Minister's idealistic commitment to open the windows of his department faces its first hurdle: Sir Humphrey and the Civil Service. 2 - "The Official Visit": Jim Hacker welcomes the visit of the new President of Buranda, an old university chum who has his own agenda. 3 - "The Economy Drive": Hacker plans to slim down the civil service - but Sir Humphrey forces him to set a personal example. 4 - "Big Brother": Sir Humphrey drags his feet over a new National Integrated Database. 5 - "The Writing on the Wall": The threat of the abolition of the DAA forces Hacker and Sir Humphrey to work together. 6 - "The Right to Know": A threatened badger colony demonstrates that Sir Humphrey must be selective in what he tells his Minister. 7 - "Jobs for the Boys": Hacker is kept in the dark over a doomed building project, and discovers that it takes two to quango.