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.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Now Dr Upton

Being a newly qualified Bachelor of Medicine, Michael Upton now has to find himself a job. He dreams of being a house surgeon and attends an interview for All Saints hospital but it does not go well. In the meantime he takes a temporary appointment at St. Swithin's.

Broadcast details

Sunday 28th February 1971
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Barry Evans Michael Upton
George Layton Paul Collier
Geoffrey Davies Dick Stuart-Clark
Richard O'Sullivan Lawrence Bingham
Guest cast
Bernard Gallagher 1st Interviewer
Tom Macaulay 2nd Interviewer
Billy John Dr Bryce-Derry
Michael Burrell E.N.T. Registrar
Clive Morton The Dean
Joy Stewart Sister Fowles
Edna Doré Mrs Geech
Cyma Feldwick Jennifer
John Sharp Mr Brisket
Writing team
Graham Chapman Writer
Bernard McKenna Writer
Production team
David Askey Director
Humphrey Barclay Executive Producer

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