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|In which darkly comic British TV series did the character Dr Claire Maitland appear?|
Cardiac Arrest. 'Cardiac Arrest' was a controversial British television comedy series based on a very dark humour. It addressed issues such as racism and irreligious attitudes which it portrayed as endemic in the National Health Service. Three series were produced between 1994 and 1996.
The character Dr Claire Maitland was played by Helen Baxendale.
|The character Dr Beth Glover appeared in which British TV series?|
Peak Practice. 'Peak Practice' was a British drama series about a GP practice in Cardale a fictional small town set in the picturesque Derbyshire Peak District. The series ran on ITV from 1993 to 2002.
The original cast included Kevin Whately as Dr Jack Kerruish, Amanda Burton as Dr Beth Glover, and Simon Shepherd as Dr Will Preston.
|In which British TV show did the character Dr Geoffrey Brent appear?
Police Surgeon. Ian Hendry played this character in the series 'Police Surgeon'. It was a television series made by the ABC television company and there was only one series of twelve episodes which were broadcast on ITV in 1960.
Some people consider this to have been the precursor of the much more successful 'The Avengers'.
|The larger than life character Dr Geoffrey Hoyt appeared in which British TV show?|
Medics. This character Dr Geoffrey Hoyt was played by the ebullient actor Tom Baker. The series 'Medics' featured the lives, loves, treacheries, trials and tribulations of the doctors, nurses and patients of a University teaching hospital located somewhere in the north-west of England. The series ran from 1990 to 1995.
|Dr Judith Vincent was a character who appeared in which British TV show?|
The Practice. 'The Practice' was a British TV medical drama series broadcast between 1985 and 1986. It was produced by Granada Television. The series was about the staff and patients of a northern health centre.
Brigit Forsyth played the character Dr Judith Vincent.
|The smooth talking character Dr Toby Latimer appeared in which British TV comedy series?|
Don't Wait Up. The series starred Tony Britton as Toby Latimer and Nigel Haver who played his son Tom. The plot line was based around both doctor father and doctor son living together as they each went through painful divorces. It also contrasted the relative fortunes of doctors operating in private practice and working in the National health Service.
The series ran for 39 episodes between 1983 and 1990 and was broadcast by the BBC.
|Dr Gurpreet (Guppy) Sandhu is a character in which British medical drama?|
Casualty. The series 'Casualty' was one of the longest running emergency medical drama series in the world. It was broadcast for the first time in 1986 by BBC One TV.
The programme is based around the fictional Holby City Hospital which from the accents of many of the patients is based near the Bristol - Wales borders! The plot lines follow the lives of the staff and patients of the hospital's Emergency Department.
The character Guppy Sandhu appears in 'Casualty'. He is portrayed by actor Elyes Gabel.
|The Australian character Dr Alan Dawson starred in which British TV medical series as surgeon?|
Emergency Ward Ten. The character Dr Dawson appeared in 'Emergency Ward Ten' a British television series which was broadcast on ITV between 1957 and 1967. It was considered to be one of the first major soap operas to appear on British television.
The Australian actor Charles 'Bud' Tingwell enjoyed a heart-throb status because of this role.
|In which British TV series does the character Dr George Bullard assist the police in their enquiries?
Midsomer Murders. 'Midsomer Murders' was a popular British television drama series staring John Nettles as Chief Inspector Barnaby. It was fairly tongue-in-cheek in delivery and the plot was invariably littered with corpses before the murder is uncovered. The murders take place in the fictional English county of Midsomer. It is based on a series of crime novels by the author Caroline Graham.
The actor Barry Jackson played the character Dr George Bullard.
|Dr Owen Harper is a character who appeared in what British TV series?|
Torchwood. The 'Torchwood' series is set in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. It is a separate but spin off series from the BBC 'Dr Who' long running science fantasy series.
The series recounts the adventures of captain Jack Harkness and his team as they investigate extraterrestrial incidents on Earth and salvage alien technology.
The character Dr Owen Harper is played by Burn Gorman.
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