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A Very Peculiar Practice: A Very Long Way From Anywhere (S1EP1 BBC-2 21 May 1986, John Bird)

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A Very Long Way From Anywhere: With a new job and a fresh start in life, Dr Stephen Daker’s enthusiasm knows no bounds until he meets his new colleagues at the University Medical Practice.

Show Info: Comedy drama series. Idealistic Doctor Stephen Daker begins working in the medical block of Lowlands University and is soon beset by chaos and strange happenings.

Cast: Peter Davison (Doctor Steven Daker), David Troughton (Doctor Bob Buzzard), Graham Crowden (Doctor Jock McGannon), Barbara Flynn (Doctor Rose Marie), Sonia Hart (Nun), Elaine Turrell (Nun), Amanda Hillwood (Lyn Turtle), John Bird (Ernest Hemmingway), Gillian Raine (Mrs Kramer), Takashi Kawahara (Cheng Sung Yau), Lindy Whiteford (Maureen Cahagan), Liz Crowther, Haydn Gwynne, Harriet Reynolds, Sarah Lam, Derek Beard, Eliza Buckingham, Trevor Cooper, Michael Cule, Alexander Doré

Writer: Andrew Davies / Director: David Tucker

Airdate: 21 May 1986

Series: A Very Peculiar Practice Season 1 Episode 1