Sir Antony Jay, the co-writer of popular TV comedies Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister died after prolonged illness on Sunday evening. He was 86.
Yes Minister ran for three series (1980 -1984) and quickly became an iconic show, with its dry humour and banter between fictitious minister James Hacker and civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby becoming legendary.
The show spawned various remakes across the world, including in India where Farooq Sheikh starred in Ji Mantriji.
Here are five best moments from the popular series:
Aired for two seasons, Yes Prime Minister (1986-1988 ), portrayed Hacker’s life after he entered 10 Downing Street.
Here are five top moments from the show:
Time for a bonus now. This one went viral when Britain had a referendum on membership of the European Union.
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