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 6 - Congratulations It's A Toad

Paul Collier has started a pregnancy testing service, with Dr Maxwell's approval, and toads are at the heart of the scheme. When a stream of complaints are made, the doctors try to deny all knowledge and cover their tracks...

Broadcast details

Sunday 4th April 1971
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Barry Evans Michael Upton
George Layton Paul Collier
Geoffrey Davies Dick Stuart-Clark
Guest cast
Arthur Lowe Dr Maxwell
Madeline Smith Sue Maxwell (Dr Maxwell's daughter)
Fulton Mackay Dr McKendrick
Kate Williams Mrs Temple
Lincoln Webb Patient
David Jason The Toad (Voice)
Writing team
Graeme Garden Writer
Bill Oddie Writer
Production team
David Askey Director
Humphrey Barclay Executive Producer

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