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About Face: Sleeping sickness (S2EP6 ITV 11 Feb 1991, William Gaunt)

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Sleeping sickness: Overworked but ambitious Doctor MacBride hankers after a consultant job.

Cast: Maureen Lipman (Doctor MacBride), William Gaunt (Mr Sheridan), Martin Clunes (Doctor Powell), James Grout (Mr Morley), Roger Sloman (Mr Roebuck), Ruth Mitchell (Surgical Ward Sister), Elizabeth Alexander (Nightingale Ward Sister), Joan Harsant (Tea Lady), Maggie Flint (First Cleaner), Yvonne D’Alpra (Second Cleaner), Jean Campbell-Dallas (Flower Seller), John Duval (Doctory/Piggy J), Tony O’Callaghan (Doctor), Sidonie Myers (Nurse), Cynthia Powell (Canteen Server), Reg Stewart (Painter)

Writer: Jack Rosenthal / Director: John Henderson

Airdate: 11 Feb 1991 on ITV

Series: About Face Season 2 Episode 6

Show Info: About Face, from 1989 and again in 1991 allowed Maureen Lipman room to excel in 12 one off individual comedies written by some major names.