Yes Minister goes dutch

Thirty years after the first episode of Yes Minister was screened, Dutch TV has finally decided to buy the rights to the series.
But in the Dutch version Sir Humphrey Appleby will be… a woman.
Jonathan Lynn, the Jewish co-writer of the comedy said: “Why not? Jim [Hacker, the minister] would be even more reluctant to confront Humphrette.”

    Last updated: 12:08pm, March 26 2009