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Yes, Prime Minister




Yes, Prime Minster is based the original British show, Yes Minister
Yes, Prime Minster is based the original British show, Yes Minister

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What do the American and British governments have in common? Jonathan Lynn says one similarity is that they’re both based on the same principle: “if no one knows what you’re doing, no one knows what you’re doing wrong.” Lynn is the co-writer and director of the play Yes, Prime Minister, which follows the lives of a few “morally confused” British government employees over the course of one hectic weekend; they try to solve a debt crisis, resolve the country’s energy crisis, sand save the Euro from collapsing. The play is based off of an 80’s BBC television series with the same name.

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Jonathan Lynn, co-writer and director of Yes, Prime Minister

Michael McKean, actor, plays Jim Hacker in Yes, Prime Minister