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Angels (BBC-1 1975-1983, Fiona Fullerton, Julie Dawn Cole)

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Medical drama series Angels told stories of a group of hardworking student nurses. The 25 minute episodes were shown twice weekly soap opera style.

The hospital was St Angelas in Battersea, London and the girls in the first intake included the Irish Maureen, Sita from Uganda, Jo and Patricia. Of course there was as much emphasis on their personal lives as their was their working ones. The series was considered to be quite gritty for its time. Much of the exterior shooting took place at St James Hospital in Balham, South London.

In September 1981 the action switched to a new hospital, Birmingham’s Heath Green, a much more modern facility.

production details
UK | BBC1 | 154 episodes in total (54×50 minutes and 97 x25 minutes) | Broadcast 1 September 1975 – 22 December 1983

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Creator: Paula Milne
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Theme Music: Alan Parker
Medical Advisor:Eileen Scofield
Producer: Ron Craddock, Julia Smith, Ben Rea,

key cast members included
FIONA FULLERTON as Patricia Rutherford
JULIE DAWN COLE as Jo Longhurst
KARAN DAVID as Sita Patel
LESLEY DUNLOP as Ruth Fullman
PAULINE QUIRKE as Vicky Smith
JULIET WALEY as Alison Streeter
ERIN GERAGHTY as Margaret Morahan
CLARE CLIFFORD as Shirley Brent
SHIRLEY CHERITON as Kathy Betts (later Smart)
KATHRYN APANOWICZ as Rose Butchins
FAITH BROOKS as Miss Heather Windrup
JEREMY WILKIN as Stewart Farrar
JANINA FAYE as Linda Hollis
TAIWO AJAI as Elaine Fitzgerald
DEBBIE ASH as Sarah Regan
MARSHA MILLAR as Jennifer Sorrell
JUNE WATSON as Sister Easby
CHRISTINE AKEHURST as Pauline Smart
JOANNA MUNRO as Anna Newcross
CAROL HOLMES as Jean MacEwen
SHELLEY KING as Jay Harper
KATE SAUNDERS as Brenda Cotteral
CLAIRE WALKER and later KATE LOCK as Sarah Lloyd-Smith
ANGELA BRUCE as Sandra Ling
SHARON ROSITA as Fleur Barrett (later Frost)
FAY HOWARD as Adrienne O’Shea
SUSAN GILMORE as Elizabeth Fitt
JUDITH JACOB as Beverley Slater
MARTIN BARRASS as Ron Frost
KEN SHARROCK as Den Booth
GARY WHELAN as Roger Smart
JULIA WILLIAMS as Tracey Willoguhby (later Carr)
DEBORAH MANSHIP as Valerie Price
SARAH LAM as Linda Mo
NEIL WEST as Dave Nowell
MICHELLE MARTIN as Janet Dickens
MAMTA KASH as Nargis Khan
TONY ARMATRADING as Josh Jones
MARTIN RUTLEDGE as Chris Carr
JOY LEMOINE as Ayo Lapido


Alastair James is the editor in chief for Memorable TV. He has been involved in media since his university days. Alastair is passionate about television, and some of his favourite shows include Line of Duty, Luther and Traitors. He is always on the lookout for hot new shows, and is always keen to share his knowledge with others.

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