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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. The sequel, Yes, Prime Minister, ran from 1986 to 1988. In total there were 38 episodes—of which all but one lasted half an hour. Several episodes were adapted for BBC Radio, and a stage play was produced in 2010.


1878 image of Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British Prime Minister. ... known for his quick wit such as this: A member of Parliament said to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease." ..... "That depends, Sir," said Disraeli, "whether I embrace your policies or your mistress."


Zimbabwe will not charge U.S. dentist for killing Cecil the lion

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe will not charge American dentist Walter Palmer for killing its most prized lion in July because he had obtained legal authority to conduct the hunt, a Cabinet minister said on Monday, angering conservationists. --Angering yes b/c it's BS. Nothing but corruption!

The three main characters in the Minister's Office of the Department of Administrative Affairs: Sir Humphrey Appleby (Nigel Hawthorne), Bernard Woolley (Derek Fowlds) and Jim Hacker (Paul Eddington)