Yes, Prime Minister

Series 1 - 7. The Bishop's Gambit

About this programme

7/8. Jim Hacker runs the risk of upsetting the Church of England by recommending one of two rather dubious characters for a new bishop. Meanwhile, Humphrey has his own reasons for wanting a third. Political comedy, starring Paul Eddington and Nigel Hawthorne.

Cast and crew


Rt Hon James Hacker
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley
Derek Fowlds
Master of Balliol College
Frank Middlemass
Bursar of Balliol College
William Fox
Annie Hacker
Diana Hoddinott