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The Young Doctors 

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The lives, loves and medical complaints of the doctors, nurses and patients at Sydney's Albert Memorial Hospital.

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Series cast summary:
Tim Page Tim Page ...  Graham Steele 1,396 episodes, 1976-1983
Gwen Plumb ...  Ada Simmonds 1,394 episodes, 1976-1983
Judy McBurney Judy McBurney ...  Tania Livingston / ... 1,147 episodes, 1977-1983
Michael Beecher Michael Beecher ...  Brian Denham / ... 1,077 episodes, 1976-1982
Alfred Sandor Alfred Sandor ...  Raymond Shaw / ... 1,076 episodes, 1976-1982
Susanne Stuart Susanne Stuart ...  Susanne Gibbs / ... 871 episodes, 1977-1983
Chris King Chris King ...  Dennis Jamison 866 episodes, 1976-1982
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The lives, loves and medical complaints of the doctors, nurses and patients at Sydney's Albert Memorial Hospital.

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 1976 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Dottori agli antipodi See more »

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Runtime:

(1396 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Doctor Graham Steele, played by Tim Page, was the sole character to survive through the first to the last episode - Gwen Plumb's character Ada Simmonds only featured from the second edition. See more »

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Referenced in Prisoner: Cell Block H: Episode #1.242 (1981) See more »

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The Young Doctors
composed by Alan Olivan and Brian King
performed by The Executives
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Defining the Essence of The Young Doctors.....
6 May 2005 | by vaughan-wayneSee all my reviews

A classic example of endearing, heart - warming 70s serial drama, the charm of The Young Doctors was undoubtedly in its resurgent, ongoing optimism and engaging, yet simplistic story lines and a refreshingly upbeat and idealistic tone that mirrored the era. Conversely, its confined sets added to its appeal in an unassuming, elementary manner whereby somehow familiarity brought forth reassurance. The show exhibited an unfailing attribute to leave the viewer invariably in more cheerful mood at the end of each episode. An array of likable characters formed the backbone to this series, many of whom remained loyal throughout its scheduled run between 1976 and 1982. At the conclusion of its transmission in Australia, it became the country's longest - running serial, although this has subsequently been superseded by Neighbours. A genuinely tearful, evocative last episode typified the warmth and affection of the programme. The series was broadcast in the United Kingdom across the ITV Network in the afternoon, attracting a loyal audience. Increasingly, it represented a pleasing contrast to the arrival of acerbic 80s cynicism.


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