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A week in the life of the British Prime Minister. But not just any Prime Minister, this game puts you in the shoes of Prime Minister James (Jim) Hacker from the classic BBC television comedy "Yes, Prime Minister".

Much like most political simulations, you must balance your popularity with the needs of your party, the meddling of foreign governments, and the small minded incompetence of the civil servants that surround you. All of this is played out with multiple choice dialogues between Hacker and the other cast members of the series (complete with lo-res digital pictures). The dry humor of the show abounds as you must deal with crises such as the French refusing to continue work on the channel tunnel until Waterloo station is renamed. Fans of the show will recognize much of the material and non-fans should still find enough laughs to keep them interested.

The game takes place over 5 working days and at the end the PM has a final discussion with his colleagues Sir Humphrey Appleby and Bernard Woolley who assess his performance at trying to manage the country.


Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game Amstrad CPC I went to the Home Secretary's office. Oh, dear, this sounds bad.
Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game ZX Spectrum Your office
Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game Commodore 64 Title screen
Yes Prime Minister: The Computer Game DOS Wisdom at your fingertips

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Alternate Titles

  • "Yes, Prime Minister" -- Alternate UK title
  • "Yes Prime Minister" -- In-game title

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Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1991 86 out of 100 86
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Nov, 1987 8.75 out of 12 73
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1987 7 out of 10 70
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) Commodore 64 Oct 08, 2004 4 out of 6 67
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Dec, 1987 595 out of 1000 60
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 595 out of 1000 60
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1987 595 out of 1000 60
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Nov, 1990 47 out of 100 47
Zzap! Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 38 out of 100 38


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The game was released in a large red cassette case and was made to look like the red ministerial cases used by the Prime Minister and members of the cabinet when they take government papers home to work on.

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Contributed to by ClydeFrog (10528), Hello X) (11591), Kabushi (257698) and Martin Smith (79198)
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