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District Nurse, The (BBC-1 1984-1987 with Nerys Hughes and John Ogwen)

District Nurse

Period drama series telling stories of district nurse Megan Roberts in the south Wales valleys during the 1920’s and 1930’s. Megan Roberts was not just a District Nurse of the mining valleys of South Wales of course. Her role may have been medical but her caring way stretches across communities and prejudices of a tough land.

Seasons 1 and 2 episodes were 30 minutes duration with the third and final season moving to a fifty minute time slot.

production details
UK / BBC One (Wales) / 12×50 minute episodes 24×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 10 January 1984 – 24 May 1987

Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland / Script Editors: Tony Holland (season 1), Barry Thomas (season 20 and Dwynwen Berry (season 3) / Music: David Mindel / Producers: Julia Smith, Brian Spiby

cast
NERYS HUGHES as Megan Roberts
JOHN OGWEN as David Price
MARGARET JOHN as Gwen Harris
PHILIP RAYMOND as Hugh Morris
RIO FANNING as Dr O’Casey
BETH MORRIS as Evalina Williams
FREDDIE JONES as Dr Emlyn Isaacs
GARETH POTTER as Bryn Morris
BETHAN JONES as Lily Thomas





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