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The Other Side Of Paradise (ITV Drama, Jason Connery)



The Other Side Of Paradise (ITV Drama, Jason Connery)

Period drama serial The Other Side Of Paradise was set in the late 1930’s when a young British doctor, Chris Master (Jason Connery) arrives on an idyllic South Pacific island determined to build a proper hospital but World War II arrives to spoil his plans.

Filmed on location in the Cork Islands New Zealand the show was a UK-Australia co-production. Broadcast dates are for the UK premiere.

Cast: JASON CONNERY as Chris Master; JOSEPHINE BYRNE as Paula Reid; RICHARD WILSON as Doc Reid; HYWEL BENNETT as Purvis; VIVIEN TAN as Aleena; TERENCE BAYLER as Colonel Fawcett; JAY LAVEA LAGA’AIA as Mona; JUDY MORRIS as Miss Sowerby; GARRY McDONALD as Johnson; ROBIN KORA as Tiki; JUNE BISHOP as Mrs Fawcett; DAVID COLE as Dr Barton

Writer: Denise Morgan / Novel: Noel Barber / Music: Martin Armiger / Costume: Jeanette Goode, Anna Senior / Producer: Stanley Walsh / Director: Renny Rye

UK – Australia / ITV – Central – Channel 10 – Grundy / 4×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 22 February – 14 March 1992