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A Very Peculiar Practice


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An original serial in seven parts by Andrew Davies , winner of the Writer's
Award, Bafta 1990.
Starring Peter Davison
1: With a new job and fresh start Dr Stephen Daker 's enthusiasm is boundless.
Producer Ken Riddington Director David Tucker (R)


Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Dr Stephen Daker
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: David Tucker
Stephen Daker: Peter Davison
Nuns: Sonia Hart
: Nuns Elaine Turrell
Jock: Graham Crowden
Bob: David Troughton
Lyn Turtle: Amanda Hillwood
Mrs Kramer: Gillian Raine
Maureen: Lindy Whiteford
Rose Marie: Barbara Flynn
Antonia: Lizcrowther
Chinese girl: Sarah Lam
Chen Sung You: Takashi Kawahara
Woolf: Eliza Buckingham
Gillespie: Michael Cule
Donizetti: Haydn Gwynne
Bickerton: Alexander Dore
Ackerman: Trevor Cooper
Harrap: Derek Beard
Ernest: John Bird
Deirdre: Harriet Reynolds

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A Very Peculiar Practice

BBC Two England, 11 April 1990 21.25

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