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 Richard O'Sullivan.

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.

Production Details

Part of

Doctor Series

Production company
Picture
Black and white / Colour
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 28th February 1971 on ITV at 7:25pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 25th December 1971 on ITV at 6:05pm
Last repeat
Friday 7th April 2017 at 1:45am on ITV3

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