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Life Support


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Concluding the medical drama starring
Sulllvan Richard Wilson
The Undiscovered Country
Katherine feels she is making a real difference at the Caledonian. She helps a woman with motor-neurone disease and arbitrates between a patient's wife and mistress. But after an almost perfect day at Loch Lomond , she faces the hardest ethical decision of her life. See today's choices.
Written by Ashley Pharoah
Producers Margaret Enefer and Paddy Higson ; Director Morag Fullarton
Digital widescreen


Unknown: Sulllvan Richard Wilson
Unknown: Loch Lomond
Written By: Ashley Pharoah
Unknown: Paddy Higson
Director: Morag Fullarton
Katherine Doone: Aisling O'Sullivan
John Doone: Richard Wilson
Kamran Blake: Art Malik
James McConnell: Gilbert Martin
Alison Mclntyre: Julie Graham
Joan Andrews: Edith MacArthur
Dr David McKewan: Gregor Truter
Fiona Drummond: Ellie Haddington
Tom Scott: Stephen Moyer
Beverley Lorimer: Louise Goodall
David Lorimer: Martin John-Jackson
Moira Hendry: Maureen Carr
Pamela Kirk: Vicki Masson
Dr Travers: Brian Pettifer
Shona Sinclair: Gabriel Quigley
Ambulanceman: Paul Blair

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