A surreal comedy series tracking the career of Stephen Daker, a young doctor who works for the health centre of a modern British university.
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1988   1986  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Dr. Stephen Daker (14 episodes, 1986-1988)
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 Dr. Jock McCannon (14 episodes, 1986-1988)
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 Dr. Rose Marie (14 episodes, 1986-1988)
David Troughton ...
 Dr. Bob Buzzard (14 episodes, 1986-1988)
Sonia Hart ...
 Nun (14 episodes, 1986-1988)
Elaine Turrell ...
 Nun (14 episodes, 1986-1988)
Lindy Whiteford ...
 Maureen Gahagan / ... (13 episodes, 1986-1988)
Amanda Hillwood ...
 Lyn Turtle / ... (8 episodes, 1986-1988)
Gillian Raine ...
 Mrs. Kramer (8 episodes, 1986-1988)
John Bird ...
 Vice Chancellor Ernest Hemmingway (7 episodes, 1986)
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 Vice-Chancellor Jack Daniels (7 episodes, 1988)
Joanna Kanska ...
 Grete Grotowska (7 episodes, 1988)
Takashi Kawahara ...
 Chen Sung Yau (7 episodes, 1986)
Clive Willbond-Hill
(7 episodes, 1986)
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 Charlie Dusenberry (6 episodes, 1988)
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A surreal comedy series tracking the career of Stephen Daker, a young doctor who works for the health centre of a modern British university.

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21 May 1986 (UK)  »

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Doktorn som visste för lite  »

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Andrew Davies originally wanted to film the series at the University of Warwick, Coventry (UK). The University were unhappy as to how they would be portrayed. Instead, the exterior shots were all done at either Keele or Birmingham University. See more »

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Referenced in The Kidnappers (1999) See more »

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A great monster - Bob Buzzard
19 December 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

It is many years now since I saw this series, but I vividly and fondly remember David Troughton's performance as Bob Buzzard. Staggeringly selfish and self centred, he dominated the series. I loved him. One would expect no less from David Troughton, of course. Bob is up there with the other great TV monsters, Alan Partridge and David Brent.

It is bizarre that the series has never been repeated, nor, so far as I know, released on video. Any explanations?


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