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The Doctor's Dilemma


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A tragedy by Bernard Shawe
with Derek Godfrey, Sarah Badel, Gary Bond and Stephen Murray
It is now 30 years since the National Health Service was first established in these islands....
(Preface on Doctors: Wed 9.30 pm R3)


Author: Bernard Shaw
Director: John Tydeman
Emmy: Margot Boyd
Redpenny: Tim Brierley
Sir Colenso Ridgeon: Derek Godfrey
Leo Schutzmacher: John Gabriel
Sir Patrick Cullen: Cyril Luckham
Cutler Walpole: Hugh Manning
Bloomfield Bonington: Stephen Murray
Dr Blenkinsop: Robert Trotter
Jennifer Dubedat: Sarah Badel
Louis Dubedat: Gary Bond
Minnie Tinwell: Frances Jeater
Newspaperman: Peter Wickham

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