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Antony Jay has spent 40 years travelling in the realms of government and politics as a television writer and producer. The journey has included the editorship of 'Tonight', writing the two royal TV documentaries 'Royal Family' and 'Elizabeth R', and many programmes with Sir David Frost, including
the twelve interviews with Harold Wilson in 'A Prime Minister on Prime Ministers'. For a year he was a senior executive in BBC TV. In the 1980s he wrote the hugely successful comedies 'Yes Minister' and 'Yes Prime Minister'.
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Political science -- Quotations, maxims, etc.
Politicians -- Quotations.