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Country of origin  United Kingdom
No. of series  2
Running time  25 minutes
Final episode date  29 December 1973
Number of episodes  43
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Original language(s)  English
No. of episodes  43
First episode date  9 April 1972
Network  ITV
Genre  Comedy
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Starring  Robin Nedwell Richard O'Sullivan Geoffrey Davies George Layton Ernest Clark
Cast  Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, George Layton, Ernest Clark, Richard O'Sullivan
Similar  Doctor at Large, Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go, On the Buses, Mind Your Language

Doctor in Charge is a British television comedy series based on a set of books by Richard Gordon about the misadventures of a group of doctors. The series follows directly from its predecessor Doctor at Large. It was produced by London Weekend Television and broadcast on ITV during 1972-73.

Contents

Writers for the Doctor in Charge episodes were David Askey, Graham Chapman, Graeme Garden, George Layton, Jonathan Lynn, Bernard McKenna, Bill Oddie, Phil Redmond and Gail Renard.

Cast

  • Robin Nedwell - Dr Duncan Waring
  • George Layton - Dr Paul Collier
  • Geoffrey Davies - Dr Dick Stuart-Clark
  • Richard O'Sullivan - Dr Lawrence Bingham
  • Ernest Clark - Professor Geoffrey Loftus
  • Episodes

    Series 1

    1. The Devil You Know
    2. The Research Unit
    3. The Minister's Health
    4. The Black and White Medical Show
    5. Honeylamb
    6. Doctor's Lib
    7. Which Doctor
    8. Climbing the Ladder
    9. Face the Music
    10. Mum's the Word
    11. The Fox
    12. A Night With the Dead
    13. This is Your Wife
    14. Honeymoon Special
    15. The Long, Long Night
    16. The System
    17. On the Brink
    18. Amazing Grace
    19. Shut Up and Eat What You're Given
    20. Yellow Fever
    21. The Taming of the Wolf
    22. An Officer and a Gentleman
    23. That's My Uncle!
    24. The Big Match
    25. The Rumour
    26. Blackmail
    27. Long Day's Journey Into Knighthood

    Series 2

    1. The Merger
    2. Men Without Women
    3. A Deep Depression Centred Over St. Swithin's
    4. The Epidemic
    5. The Garden Fete
    6. Brotherly Hate
    7. The Loftus Papers
    8. In Place of Strife
    9. The Pool
    10. The Godfather
    11. A Man's Best Friend is His Cat
    12. There's No Fire Without Smoke
    13. Hello Sailor!
    14. Any complaints?
    15. Watch Out - There's a Thief About!
    16. Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot?

    DVD Releases

    On 13 August 2007 Network DVD brought out the Doctor in Charge Season One DVD box set in the UK. Season Two followed three months later, on 12 November. They both are available in the Region 2 format currently and there's no word on when they'll be released in Region 1 in the U.S.

    References

    Doctor in Charge Wikipedia


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