The hit BBC TV series is now a hilarious new stage play and has become London's biggest comedy sensation in decades.
Enter Jim Hacker's world of hung parliaments, global warming, illegal immigrants and oil rich dictators. Yes, Prime Minister is a hysterical foray into the comedy of politics and intrigue. Set in the present day, in the oak-panelled drawing room of the British Prime Minister's country residence,the embattled PM, Sir Humphrey and Bernard are back - this time facing their greatest challenge yet!
In 2012, the writers of the original TV series Yes, Prime Minister bring the riotous inner workings of Westminster to the QPAC Playhouse for the first time.
John Lloyd Fillingham
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Starring Tony Llewellyn-Jones (Picnic at Hanging Rock, Cosi) as the cynical Cabinet Secretary, Sir Humphrey Appleby, alongside familiar Australian TV star Mark Owen-Taylor (All Saints, A Country Practice) playing the embattled Prime Minister Jim Hacker, and John Lloyd-Fillingham (UK’s National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company) as the hapless assistant, Bernard Woolley.
Tony has worked extensively in film, theatre and television, his credits include Picnic at Hanging Rock, Cosi, All Saints, G.P. and Blue Heelers. Tony has been a board member of the Sydney Theatre Company, The Australian National Playwright’s Centre, and the Melbourne and St Kilda Film Festivals.
Mark has worked extensively in film, television and theatre in Australia, his credits include E Street, A Country Practice, Water Rats, Playschool and Just Macbeth for Bell Shakespeare: both the Sydney Opera House and Edinburgh seasons.
John has been working in theatre in the UK for over 20 years with companies such as the National Theatre, the Almeida, the Royal Exchange, the Bristol Old Vic, Sheffield Crucible and various theatres in the West End. John has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and his work on television has included playing a regular in Coronation Street.
Caroline graduated from NIDA in 1999 and has since worked solidly in theatre and television. It was her role as Tess Gallagher on Blue Heelers which made her a household name. Most recently Caroline has appeared in Rescue Special Ops. She also has appeared in the Channel 9 award winning mini-series Underbelly playing the hard hitting policewoman Jacqui James.
Andrew Guild, Simon Bryce and Tim Woods