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A Very Peculiar Practice: The New Frontier (S2EP1 BBC-2 2 Mar 1988, Joanna Kanska)



The New Frontier: Dr Stephen Daker returns to his position as chief of the Lowlands University medical practice to find an American installed as vice chancellor and to face charges of unprofessional conduct from a volatile Polish professor.

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), Joanna Kanska (Greta Gratowska), Sonia Hart (Nun), Elaine Turrell (Nun), Michael J. Shannon (Jack Daniels), Toria Fuller (Julie Daniels), Amanda Hillwood (Lyn Turtle), Gillian Raine (Mrs Kramer), Lindy Whiteford (Maureen Gahagan), Dominic Arnold (Sammy Limb), Joe Melia, Melanie Parr, Anthony O’Donnell, John Cording, Jim Dunk, James Webb, Bill Shine, John Wheatley, Oliver Ford Davies, Ned Vukovic

Writer: Andrew Davies / Director: David Tucker

Airdate: 2 Mar 1988

Series: A Very Peculiar Practice Season 2 Episode 1