Doctor In The House. Image shows from L to R: Danny Hooley (Jonathan Lynn), Dave Briddock (Simon Cuff), Duncan Waring (Robin Nedwell), Mike Upton (Barry Evans), Paul Collier (George Layton), Dick Stuart-Clark (Geoffrey Davies).

Doctor In The House

ITV sitcom about a teaching hospital. 26 episodes (2 series), 1969 - 1970. Stars Barry Evans, Robin Nedwell, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies and others.

Series 1, Episode 9 - Getting The Bird

Michael is depressed when he is unable to get a girlfriend, so Dick offers to help arrange a date for him - 'Rigor Mortis', one of the hospital's nurses.

Broadcast details

Friday 5th September 1969
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Barry Evans Mike Upton
Robin Nedwell Duncan Waring
George Layton Paul Collier
Geoffrey Davies Dick Stuart-Clark
Simon Cuff Dave Briddock
Martin Shaw Huw Evans
Guest cast
Yutte Stensgaard Helga
Helen Fraser Rigor Mortis
Robert Tayman 1st Medic
Michael MacKenzie 2nd Medic
Martin Aubrey 3rd Medic
Angharad Rees Frances
Eric Young Chinese Student
Belinda Caren Yvonne
Mike Grady (as Michael Grady) 4th Medic
Cunitia Knight Anthea
Penelope Goddard Mary
Writing team
Graham Chapman Writer
Barry Cryer Writer
Production team
Maurice Murphy Director
Humphrey Barclay Producer

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