After a 24 year hiatus, Yes, Prime Minister is back.
Scripted by the original writers but with a whole new cast, the six-part satire starts on Gold tomorrow. David Haig takes on the role of PM Jim Hacker who has an economic crisis, rife unemployment and a troubled coalition government to contend with. Henry Goodman stars as Sir Humphrey Appleby, the PM’s advisor, while Chris Larkin appears as Principal Private Secretary Bernard Wooley.
But will the contemporay take on Yes, Minister be as good as the fondly-remembered original?
Here’s a sneak peek of new Yes, Prime Minister:
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