Beth Glover and Will Preston are doctors in partnership at a Derbyshire clinic when they hire Jack who's returned from Africa. The next several years deal with their personal and professional lives with Jack and Beth marrying.
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Series cast summary:
Esther Coles ...
 Kim Beardsmore (73 episodes, 1993-1999)
Gary Mavers ...
 Dr. Andrew Attwood / ... (72 episodes, 1995-2000)
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 Dr. Will Preston (72 episodes, 1993-2002)
Margery Mason ...
 Alice North (48 episodes, 1993-2002)
Hazel Ellerby ...
 Chloe White (46 episodes, 1993-1998)
Veronica Roberts ...
 Laura Elliott (46 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 James White (43 episodes, 1993-1998)
Saskia Wickham ...
 Dr. Erica Matthews (38 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Dr. Alex Redman (37 episodes, 2000-2002)
Amanda Burton ...
 Dr. Beth Glover (36 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Dr. Jack Kerruish (36 episodes, 1993-1995)
Adrian Lukis ...
 Dr. David Shearer (35 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Mike Pullen (34 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Kate Preston / ... (32 episodes, 1996-2002)
...
 Dawn Rudge (30 episodes, 1997-1999)
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Beth Glover and Will Preston are doctors in partnership at a Derbyshire clinic when they hire Jack who's returned from Africa. The next several years deal with their personal and professional lives with Jack and Beth marrying.

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In season five, Will and Kate's baby, Emily, is treated at a cystic fibrosis unit in Bristol, which is named after Vanessa Machin, a cystic fibrosis sufferer (played by Susannah Corbett) who appears in episode Peak Practice: Other Lives (1995). See more »

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Alice North had her gall-bladder removed twice during the series: firstly in Series 1 Peak Practice: Listening Skills and then again in Series 5 Peak Practice: Letting Go. See more »

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[to Sam]
Kerri Davidson: You've got cheeks like apples... that's OK: green really suits you!
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Referenced in The Office: New Girl (2001) See more »

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A truly excellent and heart warming drama series
3 May 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It saddens me that this lovely series was axed after 9 years, it was excellent, beautiful and heart warming. It had fantastic, well written and engaging story lines, clever and touching writing and sweet, relaxing music. It also had the advantage of being gorgeously filmed, the countryside of Derbyshire is absolutely beautiful and really added to Peak Practice's charm.

Then it had consistently strong direction, and wonderful performances from a talented cast including Saskia Wickman, Simon Shepherd, Amanda Burton, Adrian Lukis, Karl Davies, Maggie O' Neill and Kevin Whately.

Overall, a wonderful drama series, if anything it should have lasted longer. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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