Phil Hammond.


BBC Radio 4 sitcom set in a doctor surgery. 26 episodes (5 series), 2011 - 2017. Stars Nigel Planer, Simon Greenall, David Westhead, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and others.

Series 1, Episode 3

Hugh is lumbered with a problem patient when Roy goes mysteriously AWOL, while cycling for his health.

Further details

Hugh is lumbered with a problem patient, when Roy goes mysteriously AWOL, while cycling for his health. He's worried that Roy's overlooked a possible communicable disease, which could lumber the practice with a disastrous drugs bill and he really needs a second opinion.

Trouble is there's only Dr. Jeremy on hand. Which is worse than useless. And anyway it would mean interrupting the STD clinic.

Broadcast details

Friday 17th June 2011
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Nigel Planer Dr Roy Thornton
    David Westhead Dr Jeremy
    Phil Cornwell Mr Devlin
    Celia Imrie Betty Crossfield
    Carla Mendonca Vera Duplessis
    Tony Gardner Dr Hugh Thornton
    David Holt Ensemble Actor
    Kate O'Sullivan Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Phil Cornwell Mr Bourner
    Writing team
    Phil Hammond Writer
    David Spicer Writer
    Production team
    Frank Stirling Director
    Frank Stirling Producer

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