Government policy policy yes minister bbc comedy youtube. Jonathan lynn i emailed my old friend and asked what he would do if he were still head of the civil service. Split over three sevenepisode series, it was first transmitted on bbc2 from 1980 to 1984. Sir humphrey has to decide if he will support the pm or inform parliament when hacker denies knowledge of a wiretap authorized by his office without his knowledge. In that cause we have fought with the dutch against the spanish, with the germans against the french, with the french and italians against the germans.
Sir humphrey explains the job could turn into a nightmare for the minister and endeavors to protect him from any discomfort. The civil service was united in its desire to make sure that the common market didnt work. Paul eddington interview optional english subtitles. Unfortunately, although the answer was indeed clear, simple, and straightforward, there is some difficulty in justifiably assigning to it the fourth of the epithets you applied to the statement, inasmuch as the precise correlation between the information you communicated and the facts, insofar as they can be determined and demonstrated, is such as to cause epistemological. The dates listed are when a particular episode was first transmitted on bbc2. In fact, that was the prime minister s original suggestion but the foreign secretary thought this was a home office matter and the home office took the view that it was. Yes minister brexit special sir humphrey explains all.
The civil service on helping foreign nations youtube. Sir humphrey appleby demonstrates the use of leading questions to skew an opinion survey to support or oppose national service military conscription. It cannot be left to fools like fleet street editors, backbench mps and cabinet ministers. 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. Minister, britain has had the same foreign policy objective for at least the last five hundred years.
The reserved, dignified sir arnold is a master manipulator, to whom sir humphrey often turns for counsel. The foreign office is proeurope because its so antieurope. Politicians often formulate policy in headlines alone, with. Yes minister why britain joined the european union. Watch yes, minister online full episodes of season 4 to. The writing is astute and sophisticated and is tailormade for nigel hawthornes superb characterisation of the machiavellian permanent secretary and later cabinet secretary, sir humphrey appleby. Sir nigel hawthorne, yes minister, yes prime minister, sir humphry appleby, bbc, british comedy, memorial carol spradling veruca and mr. Jun 27, 2016 from series 2 episode 5 the devil you know sir humphrey and jim hacker discuss brussels and why european nations joined the common market. Sir humphrey and jim hacker discuss art subsidies by trabirobert. Britains eu membership brilliantly ridiculed in hilarious yes. A sequel, yes, prime minister, lasted 16 episodes and ran from 1986 to 1988. Was the uk ever a genuine member of the european union. The british satire show yes ministe r was unique in its display of the innerworkings of government.
Sir arnold robinson played by john nettleton, cabinet secretary in yes minister and later president of the campaign for freedom of information. In that, while it has been government policy to regard policy as a responsibility of ministers and administration as a responsibility of officials, the questions of administrative policy can cause confusion between the policy of administration and the administration of. In yes minister, he is the minister for administrative affairs a fictitious ministry of. In yes, minister, we never find out which party hacker belongs to, nor the political leanings of bernard and sir humphrey. Brexit is a mess what would yes minister s sir humphrey do. Tough questions being asked concerning, a roof garden in this clip from the classic political bbc comedy yes minister. The dean of baillie describes him as too clever by half and smug the. Well now is your chance to be jim hacker that very same prime minister in charge if you really think the pm was in charge of that very same cabinet. We had to break the whole thing up, so we had to get inside. The brexit vote made this yes minister video go viral.
I strongly dislike the trident one, because it wasnt the episode they wanted to make. With respect sir humphrey, it cant have been the clinching argument for two and a half. The mandalorian streaming how to watch the mandalorian online download series disney plus. Yes minister remains an unrivalled guide to british. Aug 07, 2016 yes minister brexit special sir humphrey explains all. Jims latest drive to slim down the civil service has won favour with both the pm and cabinet colleagues, but sir humphrey is bitterly opposed to the plans. The late paul eddington was very funny as james hacker, a bumbling minister who is constantly at odds with his civil servant, sir humphrey appleby, played masterfully by oscar winner nigel hawthorne. It has been more than 20 years since sir humphrey appleby, with his voice scary with sarcasm, last uttered the words yes, minister and then yes, prime minister.
Britain has had the same foreign objective policy for at least the last 500 years. This includes a onehour special that aired in 1984. The bbcs yes minister is everything you need to know. He was played originally by sir nigel hawthorne, both on stage and in a television adaptation of the stage show by henry goodman in a new series of yes, prime minister. And thats why public choice economics, which explains why all this was. Brexit is a mess what would yes ministers sir humphrey. Yes, prime minister writers, sir antony jay and jonathan lynn. Diplomacy is about surviving until the next century yes prime minister. This is the story of the endless battles between the government in the form of jim hacker, a brand new cabinet minister and the civil service of his department run by sir humphrey appleby.
What others are saying yes, minister paul eddington, nigel hawthorne and derek fowlds. Sir humphrey explains about the church of england yes prime minister. For writers sir antony jay and jonathan lynn, those years have taught them one lesson. Watch yes, prime minister online full episodes of season 2. James hacker, cabinet minister to the department of administration, is at last in a position to carry out longneeded reform but he is totally unprepared for the deviousness of sir humphrey who knows exactly how to confuse and manipulate him. Yes real prime minister aka the thatcher sketch 1984 optional subs by humphrey appleby. This complete collection includes every episode of the hugely popular political satire yes minister series 1 3 which first aired in 1980 on bbc 2 along with each episode in the subsequent two series of yes prime minister which aired from 1986. Jun 26, 2016 the brexit vote made this yes minister video go viral. Yes, minister unveils secrets of british foreign policy on. Sir frank gordon is a fictional character in the 1980s british sitcom yes minister and its sequel yes, prime minister. The bbc issued some episodes of yes minister, and all of yes, prime minister on vhs. Yes, yes, yes, i do see that there is a real dilemma here. Yes minister series 1 episode guide british comedy guide.
Yes minister is a political satire british sitcom written by antony jay and jonathan lynn. Speech of sir frank, yes, prime minister the key by mickekzon. The uk will never ever regain that mystical aura that had remained from imperial times. In the cynical worldview of brit fiction, brexit was preordained. Sir humphrey throws sir frank under the bus yes prime minister duration.
Oct 17, 2007 continuing the struggle of minster jim hacker to actually get something done in whitehall politics, yes, prime minister saw jim achieve every politicians dream and slide up the greasy pole, right. This is a list of yes minister and yes, prime minister episodes 38 episodes were made in total, running from 1980 to 1988. In that cause we have fought with the dutch against the spanish, with the germans. List of yes minister and yes, prime minister episodes wikipedia. This is yes prime minister global warming etc part 2 by aris motas on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
What yes, minister taught us about europe politico. The foreign office is proeurope, because it is really antieurope. Sir antony jay, cowriter of political comedies yes minister and yes, prime minister, died on sunday at the age of 86 after a long illness. Yes, prime minister s02e03 a diplomatic incident video. A scene from british sitcom yes minister has gone viral for predicting. Yes, minister unveils secrets of british foreign policy. Look, sir humphrey, whatever we ask the minister, he says is an administrative question for you, and whatever we ask you, you say is a policy question for the minister. One suggests the standard foreign office response, which many.
This 1980 clip from yes minister basically explains brexit. Derek fowlds, managed to say so many things with just two. Firstclass political satire and a worldwide favourite seen in over 80 countries, yes minister is wellknown for being closer to the truth than those in the political arena would like to ad. From series 2 episode 5 the devil you know sir humphrey and jim hacker discuss brussels and why european nations joined the common. Government policy policy yes minister bbc comedy by bbc studios. For those who are not aware of the characters, a quick introduction.
In the episode the writing on the wall, permanent secretary sir humphrey appleby patiently explains to minister jim hacker precisely why britain has such a vexed relationship with the eu. I think that the foreign and commonwealth office might have some views on that. Yes, minister get season 3 on youtube advertisement. Sir humphrey appleby gcb kbe mvo is a fictional character from the british television series. In that cause we have fought with the dutch against the spanish, with the germans against the french, with the french and italians against the germans, and with the french against the germans and italians. What are your favorite scenes from the yes minister series. Yes minister next prime minister video dailymotion. Yes minister scene predicted boris johnsons reaction. The series ran on bbc two between 1980 and 1988 the show was renamed yes prime minister at a later stage and has in its core the characters of jim hacker the minister, sir humphrey appleby permanent. Yes, prime minister sitcom sequel to yes, minister, focusing on jim hackers elevation to 10 downing street and sir humphrey having to steer around even bigger crises on iplayer.
The 10 funniest ever yes minister moments the telegraph. Watch yes, minister online full episodes of season 4 to 1. Yes minister the british foreign policy defined youtube. The books the complete yes minister and the complete yes, prime minister were also translated into german as yes minister isbn 3442086361 and yes premierminister isbn 3442088925 respectively. Jul 12, 2017 watch yes, prime minister s02e03 a diplomatic incident arthur twosheds jackson on dailymotion. In yes minister, he is the permanent secretary for the department of. Yes, minister was an impeccably written, masterfully witty british political satire. The sitcom, which once gave margaret thatcher a very racy dream about sir humphrey, is back as a west end show it has been more than 20 years since sir humphrey appleby, with his voice scary with sarcasm, last uttered the words yes, minister and then yes, prime minister. Cabinet plot against the pm yes, prime minister bbc. From the minds of jonathan lynn and antony jay comes the complete box set of all three series of yes minister. Aug 24, 2016 following the news of yes minister writer antony jays death at the age of 86, we look back at ten of the most memorable moments from the series 1 jim hacker takes office i n the political sitcom. Britain has had the same foreign policy objective for at least the last 500 years.
This show is a sequel to the show called yes, minister. With that technicality out of the way i can finally start telling you about the game itself. To watch the telegraph s latest video content please visit youtube. In the cynical worldview of brit fiction, brexit was. Yes minister why britain joined the european union youtube. Jim hacker is outraged to learn that bribery was used to land a lucrative foreign contract. Brexit vote result makes yes, minister eu video go viral. Twitter was filled with chatter about the negative implications of brexit, jokes on it and one one small clip from the 1980s british political sitcom yes minister. I think that the foreign and commonwealth office might have. A bunch of well educated, smart and cynical guys who know exactly how to play the other european nations against each other. Sep 10, 20 one of the best tv series ever made possibly, and an a2a i was particularly very enthusiastic about. The clip shows sir humphrey appleby, a main character from the show, explaining to jim hacker, the fictional minister of the department of administrative affairs, as to why uk. The first show was on bbc tv as well and it was written by antony jay and jonathan lynn.
Stage two, we say something may be about to happen, but we should do nothing about it. Russia tapped foreign exchange reserves as rouble tumbled. Yes minister and yes prime minister complete collection. Jan 15, 20 the nations favourite political satire, yes, prime minister, returns to tv screens this month, 24 years after the last series. Yes minister and yes prime minister reflect todays political shenanigans remarkably accurately. A common exercise among theatre practitioners is to say a line in many ways, altering with subtleties of accent and expression its meaning. Yes prime minister global warming etc part 2 on vimeo.
Sir humphrey appleby nigel hawthorne serves throughout the series as. Yes minister and yes prime minister the complete collection. Diplomacy is about surviving until the next century yes. In it permanent secretary sir humphrey appleby explains to minister.
In that cause we have fought with the dutch against the spanish, with the germans against the french, with the french and italians against the germans, and with the french against the germans and. Minister, britain has had the same foreign policy objective for at least the last 500 years. This is a list of yes minister and yes, prime minister episodes. Then came brexit and they made boris johnson foreign minister. List of yes minister and yes, prime minister episodes. A clip from the 1980s bbc comedy yes minister is being shared widely online in the wake of the eu referendum vote. Jim is given the job of implementing an integrated national transport policy.
Get youtube premium get youtube tv best of youtube music. They wanted, in true yes minister fashion, to show the cnd position as ludicrous as well, but paul eddington the actor who played hacker refused to do so because he was a massive cnd supporter, forcing them to rewrite it. Aug 26, 2016 russia tapped foreign exchange reserves as rouble tumbled. It ran from 1980 to 1984 for three seasons with seven episodes each season. Yes, minister is a tv program this channel was generated automatically by youtube s video discovery system. Yes minister sir arnolds life after cabinet secretary. Firstclass political satire and a worldwide favourite seen in over 80 countries, yes minister is wellknown for being closer to the truth.316 1094 194 1051 182 909 396 734 254 528 1519 95 1096 1519 1466 1446 1033 498 1435 1415 678 122 172 678 496 333 488 243 1190 920 459 1184 73 962