Co-creator of Yes, Prime Minister Jonathan Lynn explores comedy

7th August 2011



The actor, director and co-writer, with Antony Jay, of the hit West End comedy show, Yes, Prime Minister (Apollo) – an updated theatre version of their classic 1980s BBC series – talks to Philip Fisher about his new book, Comedy Rules (Faber), political satire, and about his extensive and globetrotting career. Recorded: 5 August 2011.

I never really expected anything because I’ve discovered over the years that the things I have expected to be successes were failures, and vice versa.