Surgical Spirit. Sheila Sabatini (Nichola McAuliffe). Copyright: Humphrey Barclay Productions
Surgical Spirit

Surgical Spirit

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1989 - 1995
  • 50 episodes (7 series)

Sheila Sabatini is a well-respected surgeon, but equally feared for her no-nonsense, don't-even-try-it attitude. Stars Nichola McAuliffe, Duncan Preston, Marji Campi, David Conville, Emlyn Price and more.

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Series 1, Episode 5 - Fame

When fellow surgeon George Hope-Wynne gets his photo in the paper, Sheila Sabatini takes a high moral stand.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th May 1989
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Nichola McAuliffe Sheila Sabatini
Duncan Preston Jonathan Haslam
Marji Campi Joyce Watson
David Conville George Hope-Wynne
Emlyn Price Neil Copeland
Suzette Llewellyn Sister Cheryl Patching
Simon Harrison Giles Peake
Beresford Le Roy Michael Sampson
Guest cast
Valerie Minifie Receptionist
Nigel Nevinson Radio Producer
Maureen Haydon (as Maureen Hayden) Mrs. Barnard
Ronnie James Porter
Writing team
Peter Learmouth Writer
Production team
John Kaye Cooper Director
Humphrey Barclay Producer
David Liddiment Executive Producer
Al Mitchell Executive Producer
David Shanks Associate Producer
Tim Rendle Editor
Quentin Chases Production Designer
Beth Charkham Casting Director
Frances Haggett Costume Designer
Chris Coates Lighting Designer
David Cullen Composer
Murray Cook Graphics

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