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Polyoaks

Series 4

Losing Patients

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. A nurse down and GPs are roped into an anti-obesity campaign to save money. Stars Nigel Planer and Simon Greenall. From 2016. Show more

Polyoaks

Series 4

Eight Days a Week

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The staff have their work cut out to provide 'a truly seven day service'. Starring Nigel Planer and Simon Greenall. From 2016. Show more

Polyoaks

Series 4

Back in the NHSS

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

The surgery comes under the control of the private sector in a shake-up of care provision. Stars Neil Dudgeon. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Dr Hugh Thornton:
Simon Greenall
TV's Dr Jeremy:
David Westhead
Nurse Vera Duplessis:
Polly Frame
Dr Roy Thornton:
Nigel Planer
Mr Beckman:
Neil Dudgeon
Stephanie Simons:
Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Mr Eisenburger:
John Schwab

Polyoaks

Series 4

Ladies Strike

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

A lack of a female doctor at the surgery gets the team a reputation for casual sexism. Stars Nigel Planer. From 2016. Show more

Polyoaks

Series 4

Duty of Candour

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Staff struggle with telling patients the truth, raised by Dr Jeremy as the ‘Duty of Candour’. Stars David Westhead. From 2016. Show more

Polyoaks

Series 3

In the Midst of Life...

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. Dr Hugh Thornton has to examine the health of health professionals. NHS satire starring Nigel Planer. From June 2014. Show more

Contributors

Dr Roy Thornton:
Nigel Planer
Dr Hugh Thornton:
Simon Greenall
TV's Dr Jeremy:
David Westhead
Betty Crossfield:
Jane Whittenshaw
Nurse Vera Duplessis:
Polly Frame
Mr Devlin:
Phil Cornwell

Polyoaks

Series 3

For the Records

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Nobody can agree on whether sharing patient data is really a good thing? NHS satire starring Nigel Planer. From June 2014. Show more

Contributors

Dr Roy Thornton:
Nigel Planer
Dr Hugh Thornton:
Simon Greenall
TV's Dr Jeremy:
David Westhead
Nurse Vera Duplessis:
Polly Frame
Mr Devlin:
Phil Cornwell
Mr Taylor:
David Holt
The Social Worker:
David Holt

Polyoaks

Series 3

That Heart Sinky Feeling

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The General Practice is swamped with the chronically undiagnosed and patients back for more. Stars Nigel Planer. From June 2014. Show more

Contributors

Dr Roy Thornton:
Nigel Planer
Dr Hugh Thornton:
Simon Greenall
TV's Dr Jeremy:
David Westhead
Nurse Vera Duplessis:
Polly Frame
Mr Devlin:
Phil Cornwell

Polyoaks

Series 3

Episode 4: Who's Afraid of the CQC?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The staff at Polyoaks are being assessed by the Care Quality Commission. Will they survive the experience? With Nigel Planer. From June 2014. Show more

Contributors

Dr Roy Thornton:
Nigel Planer
Dr Hugh Thornton:
Simon Greenall
TV's Dr Jeremy:
David Westhead
Nurse Vera Duplessis:
Polly Frame
Dr Pitcher:
Adjoa Andoh
Elizabeth:
Polly Frame
Mrs Peabody:
Kate O'Sullivan

Polyoaks

Series 5

The Ghosts of Patients Present

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 6 months

4 Extra Debut. The Polyoaks staff try to make sense of the NHS but confusion reigns supreme. Satire with Nigel Planer and Simon Greenall. Show more

Contributors

Dr Roy Thornton:
Nigel Planer
Dr Hugh Thornton:
Simon Greenall
TV's Dr Jeremy:
David Westhead
Nurse Monica:
Polly Frame
Stephanie Simons:
Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Mrs Parriss:
Sheila Reid
Malcolm:
David Holt
Waiter:
David Holt