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The Doctors


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Written by Owen Holder
Starring John Barrie, Nigel Stock, Justine Lord, Barry Justice with Isla Blair

Meg Owens worries about her husband's health, and asks him to consult Dr Somers.
(from Birmingham)


Writer: Owen Holder
Serial created by: Donald Bull
Script Editor: Christopher Bond
Designer: Merle Downie
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Michael Hart
Dr John Somers: John Barrie
Sydney Rasp: Adam Bridge
Eileen Rasp: Renny Lister
Ginger Burns: James Copeland
Meg Owens: Joan Newell
Dr Thomas Owens: Nigel Stock
Dr Bill Conrad: Barry Justice
Dr Linda Carpenter: Isla Blair
Dr Liz McNeal: Justine Lord
Elsie Rasp: Lindy Sellars
Mike Rasp: Nicholas Bridge
Alec Mackenzie: Paul Kermack
Beatrice Harvey: Patricia English
Mrs Groom: Pamela Duncan

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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