YES MINISTER is a series of satirical comedy following the life of a responsible government bureaucrat trying to ensure that meddling politicians do not rock the boat
James Hacker is the British Minister for Administrative Affairs. He tries to do something and cut government waste, but he is continually held back by the smart and wily Permanent Secretary of the Department, Sir Humphrey Appleby.
Private secretary Bernard Woolley is caught in the middle, between his political master, and his civil service boss
A power game often with showdown in the name of running democracy A real & often entertaining record of how we are governed by mediocres