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Westside Medical (ABC 1977, James Sloyan, Linda Carlson)

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Westside Medical was a short lived, 13 episode, medical drama series about a trio of highly dedicated doctors working at a large city hospital but also finding time to run a medical center across the street.

ABC had high hopes for the series placing it in the same time slot as recently departed Streets of San Francisco but it wasn’t to be. Series creator Barry Oringer knew a little about the medical genre having worked on Ben Casey.

cast
Alice Nunn as Carrie
Ernest Thompson as Dr. Philip Parker
James Sloyan as Dr. Sam Lanagan
Linda Carlson as Dr. Janet Cottrell

semi-regular cast
Darrell Larson as Unknown (3 eps)
Doreen Lang as Unknown (2 eps)
Sheree North as Laura (2 eps)
Christopher Hutson as Unknown (2 eps)
Ralph Bellamy as Everett Meade (2 eps)
Harry Basch as Dr. Wolfson (2 eps)
Alex Courtney as Father Cavanaugh (2 eps)
Lane Bradbury as Sister Mary Dolores (2 eps)

key behind the scenes crew
Creator: Barry Oringer
Producer: Alan A. Armer
Music Supervisor: Dan Carlin Sr.
Art Director: Richard Y. Haman
Medical Advisor: Walter D. Dishell
Executive Producer: Martin Starger
Main Theme: Billy Goldenberg

show type
Medical drama

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Premiered: March 15, 1977
Ended: August 25, 1977
Aired: Thursdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes

network and production companies
ABC

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Ape And Essence (The Wednesday Play BBC-1 1966, Alec McCowen)

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In Scifi drama Ape and Essence, based on the novel by Aldous Huxley, a group of New Zealand scientists conduct a survey on a Britain ravaged by atomic war 80 years previously.

Series: The Wednesday Play Season 2 Episode 29

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Alec McCowen as Alfred Poole
Robert Eddison as Arch Vicar
Derek Sydney as Chief
Jenny Lee as Flossie
Yvonne Antrobus as Young Girl
Sydney Bromley as Craigie
Martin Carroll as Director of Food
Hazel Douglas as Mies Hook
John Falconer as Patriarch
Petra Markham as Loola
Ken Parry as Science Praet
Amanda Reiss as Polly
Jonathan Scott as Int. Priest
Fiona Fraser as Part of Crowd
Ann Mitchell as Shaven-Head
Jacki Salt as Mulatto Girl
Carol Blake as Shaven-Head
Gordon Craig as Part of Crowd
Robert Cude as First Man

crew details
Writer: John Finch
Book: Aldous Huxley
Music: BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: David Benedictus.

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC One
Duration: 1×75 minute episode
Aired From: 18 May 1966

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Plane Makers, The (ITV 1963-1965, Patrick Wymark, Barbara Murray)

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Plane Makers Patrick Wymark

Drama series The Plane Makers took us behind the scenes in the boardroom and shop floor of the Scott Furlong Aircraft Factory. After two seasons the lead character John Wilder took a place on the board of a merchant bank and the series was then renamed The Power Game.

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Patrick Wymark as John Wilder
Jack Watling as Don Henderson
Barbara Murray as Pamela Wilder (Seasons 1-2)
Ann Firbank as Pamela Wilder (Season 3)
Reginald Marsh as Arthur Sugden
Alan Dobie as David Corbett

crew details
Creator: Wilfred Greatorex
Producers: Rex Firkin (seasons 1-2), David Reid (season 3)

production details
Country: UK
Network: ITV – ATV
Duration: 57×50 minute episodes
Aired From: 4 February 1963 – 12 January 1965 black and white

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Running Wild (ITV 1987, Ray Brooks, Janet Key)

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Sitcom Running Wild was about the ups and downs of separated couple, Max and Babs, trying to get on with their lives. In season two Max wants to return to his wife but Babs is not so keen.

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Ray Brooks as Max Wild
Janet Key as Babs Wild
Sharon Duce as Wanda
Michelle Collins as Stephanie Wild
Peter Amory as Rob
Berwick Kaler as Tom Coleman (Season 1)
Brigit Forsyth as Jenny (Season 2)

crew details
Writer: Philip Trewinnard
Producers: Marcus Plantin (Season 1), Derrick Goodwin (Season 2)
Directors: Vic Finch (Season 1), Derrick Goodwin (Season 2)

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: ITV – London Weekend Television
Duration: 13×25 minute episodes
Aired From: 6 March 1987 – 4 June 1989

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