Sir Humphrey Appleby, GCB, KBE, MVO, MA (Oxon), is a feectional chairacter in Breetishteleveesion programme Yes, Minister an Yes, Prime Minister. He wis played by bufdie Sir Nigel Hawthorne. In Yes Minister, he is the Permanent Secretary for the Depairtment o Administrative Affairs (a feectional depairtment o the Breetish govrenment). In the hindmaist episode of Yes, Minister (Party Games), he becomes Govrenment Secretary, the position he haes throu Yes, Prime Minister. Sir Nigel won the BAFTA Award for this chairacter fower times: 1981, 1982, 1986 an 1987 in category Best Light Entertainment Performance.