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

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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