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Yes, Prime Minister to return for new series tomorrow night

Having dipped their toes back in the waters with a 2010 stage play, Yes, Prime Minister writers Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn are bringing Maggie Thatcher’s favourite TV programme back to our screens after twenty five years. You can tune into Gold tomorrow night at 9pm if you have Sky (Channel 110) or Virgin Media (126).

Thick Of It fans may recognise Jim Hacker, played in the clip above by David Haig, as ‘Rt Hon Steve Fleming MP’ — the man who sacked Malcom Tucker.

But with the series running on a BBC-owned cable channel designed for showing repeats of classic Corporation output, do commissioners in White City suspect the format has tired in comparison with the offerings of Iannucci et al?

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