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Doctor at Large

A Situation Full of Promise (Season 1, Episode 29)
TV Episode | 24 min | Comedy

The lads are jealous when a handsome American doctor arrives, setting female hearts a-flutter. However there are more pressing matters as Michael, Paul and Bingham are on the interviewing panel to decide the new Senior House Officer. ...See moreThe lads are jealous when a handsome American doctor arrives, setting female hearts a-flutter. However there are more pressing matters as Michael, Paul and Bingham are on the interviewing panel to decide the new Senior House Officer. Michael has said it is a formality as he has promised it to Dick Stuart-Clark but when the better-qualified Nicky Barrington also applies Michael has no option but to give her the job. Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Director
Writers
George Layton (by) (as Oliver Fry) | Richard Gordon (series based on the 'Doctor' books by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 12, 1971

Release date
Sep 12, 1971 (United Kingdom)

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34 cast members
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Barry Evans
Michael Upton Michael Upton   See fewer
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Geoffrey Davies
Dick Stuart-Clark Dick Stuart-Clark   See fewer
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Harry Shacklock
Mr. Wimberley Mr. Wimberley   See fewer
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Richard Pendrey
Rick J. Harley Jnr. Rick J. Harley Jnr.   See fewer
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Elaine Donnelly
Patient Patient   See fewer
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Nosher Powell
Labourer Labourer   See fewer
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George Layton
Paul Collier Paul Collier   See fewer
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Ralph Michael
The Dean The Dean   See fewer
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Esta Charkham
Crystal Crystal   See fewer
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Richard O'Sullivan
Lawrence Bingham Lawrence Bingham   See fewer
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John Baddeley
Dr. McDougall Dr. McDougall   See fewer
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Tessa Wyatt
Nicky Barrington Nicky Barrington   See fewer
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Elaine Banham
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Melita Clarke
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John Clevedan
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Iris Fry
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Charles Gray
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Bruce Guest
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Stephen Marsh
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Betty Richardson
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Len Saunders
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Ratings Breakdown

7.6 / 10 | 12 votes