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Doctor At Large. Michael Upton (Barry Evans). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Doctor At Large

ITV sitcom about newly qualified doctors. 29 episodes (1 series) in 1971. Stars Barry Evans, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Ernest Clark and others.

Doctor At Large. Michael Upton (Barry Evans). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Doctor At Large

Upton, Collier and Stuart-Clark are now qualified doctors embarking upon their professional careers away from St. Swithin's

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1971
Channel
ITV
Episodes
29   (1 series), plus 1 short special
Creator
Richard Gordon
Starring
Barry Evans, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Ernest Clark and Richard O'Sullivan
Writers
Graham Chapman, Bernard McKenna, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie and John Cleese
Directors
Bill Turner, Alan Wallis and David Askey

Michael Upton, a newly qualified M.B., has quit the security of St. Swithin's and has ventured out into the world to fulfil his dream of becoming a surgeon. His first problem is to find a job, and his adventures in the world of rural surgeries and private practice help him grow up rather quickly.

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