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A Very Peculiar Practice: Catastrophe Theory (S1EP7 BBC-2 2 Jul 1986, Joe Melia)



Catastrophe Theory: A 25% cut in funding causes hysteria within the University, with the Vice Chancellor and the medical practice doing their utmost to keep their jobs.

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), Frances White (Dorothy Hampton), Takashi Kawahara (Cheng Sung Yau), Lindy Whiteford (Maureen Cahagan), Andrew Hilton, Geoffrey Beevers, Kathy Burke, Joe Melia, Paul Jesson, Christopher Good, John Grillo, Mark Stewart,

Writer: Andrew Davies / Director: David Tucker

Airdate: 2 Jul 1986

Series: A Very Peculiar Practice Season 1 Episode 7