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 4, Episode 1 - Losing Patients

A nurse down and reeling from new management initiatives, The Polyoaks staff are roped into spearheading a new anti-obesity campaign to save lives, self-respect and money.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 4th May 2016
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nigel Planer Dr Roy Thornton
Simon Greenall Dr Hugh Thornton
David Westhead Dr Jeremy
Polly Frame Monica
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Stephanie Simons
Duncan Wisbey Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Zalie Burrow Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Phil Hammond Writer
David Spicer Writer
Production team
Frank Stirling Producer