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Other Side Of Paradise, The (ITV-Channel 10 1992 with Jason Connery and Josephine Byrne)

UK – Australia / ITV – Central – Channel 10 – Grundy / 4×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 22 February – 14 March 1992

Writer: Denise Morgan / Novel: Noel Barber / Music: Martin Armiger / Costume: Jeanette Goode, Anna Senior / Producer: Stanley Walsh / Director: Renny Rye

Period drama serial. In the late 1930’s a young British doctor arrives on an idyllic South Pacific island determined to build a proper hospital but World War II arrives to spoil his plans.

Filmed on location in the Cork Islands New Zealand the show was a UK-Australia co-production. Broadcast dates above are for the UK premiere.

cast
JASON CONNERY as Chris Master
JOSEPHINE BYRNE as Paula Reid
RICHARD WILSON as Doc Reid
HYWEL BENNETT as Purvis
VIVIEN TAN as Aleena
TERENCE BAYLER as Colonel Fawcett
JAY LAVEA LAGA’AIA as Mona
JUDY MORRIS as Miss Sowerby
GARRY McDONALD as Johnson
ROBIN KORA as Tiki
JUNE BISHOP as Mrs Fawcett
DAVID COLE as Dr Barton





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