High Road (1980–2003)
"Take the High Road" (original title)

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Twice-weekly Scottish Soap Opera.

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Series cast summary:
Eileen McCallum ...
 Isabel Blair / ... (204 episodes, 1980-2003)
Alec Monteath ...
 Dougal Lachlan (151 episodes, 1980-1991)
Caroline Ashley ...
 Fiona Cunningham / ... (135 episodes, 1980-1993)
Gwyneth Guthrie ...
 Mrs. Mary Mack (131 episodes, 1987-2003)
Lesley Fitz-Simons ...
 Sheila Ramsay / ... (128 episodes, 1987-2003)
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 Tom 'Inverdarroch' Kerr (114 episodes, 1987-2003)
Tamara Kennedy ...
 Joanna Ross-Gifford / ... (113 episodes, 1987-1995)
Teri Lally ...
 Carol McKay / ... (113 episodes, 1987-1994)
Richard Greenwood ...
 Eric Ross-Gifford (110 episodes, 1987-1995)
Marjorie Thompson ...
 Grace Lachlan (109 episodes, 1980-1993)
Gillian McNeill ...
 Lynne McNeil / ... (108 episodes, 1988-2003)
Jeannie Fisher ...
 Morag Stewart / ... (100 episodes, 1987-2003)
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 Davie Sneddon (96 episodes, 1987-2003)
Amanda Whitehead ...
 Emma Aitken (94 episodes, 1989-1993)
Paul Kermack ...
 Archie Menzies (89 episodes, 1980-1990)
Frank Wylie ...
 Fergus Jamieson (84 episodes, 1987-1993)
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Twice-weekly Scottish Soap Opera.

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26 August 2004 | by (Newcastle, England) – See all my reviews

I used to love this - time spent watching it was a treat that helped me keep my sanity when my children were tiny and I longed for the sound of a grown-up voice. I loved the scenery, and the sort of close-knit community that probably hasn't ever existed, but is comforting to think of. The story lines were wonderful - mostly real-life "I can relate to that" stuff, with a bit of drama (and sometimes sheer silliness - remember the "Nicki the Russian spy" storyline?) thrown in to stop you getting too complacent! Funnily enough, a couple of friends and I were regretting its demise the other day, and were recalling favourite characters - which brings me to my question. Who was/is the actor who played "Nosey" (Respect the Sabbath) Parker, the world's most up-himself Calvinist vicar - he was brilliant! He's one of those actors you see in loads of stuff, but don't usually associate with any one part. We have been racking out brains. Any offers?


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