Follow the highs and lows of the townsfolk of Wandin Valley. This drama TV series revolves around the daily happenings of a 'small town' rural Australian hospital, its doctors, nurses, ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Shane Porteous ...  Dr. Terence Elliott / ... 986 episodes, 1981-1993
Brian Wenzel Brian Wenzel ...  Sergeant Frank Gilroy / ... 937 episodes, 1981-1993
Lorrae Desmond Lorrae Desmond ...  Shirley Dean Gilroy / ... 816 episodes, 1981-1992
Joyce Jacobs Joyce Jacobs ...  Esme Watson / ... 805 episodes, 1981-1993
Gordon Piper Gordon Piper ...  Bob Hatfield 742 episodes, 1981-1992
Syd Heylen Syd Heylen ...  Vernon 'Cookie' Locke 723 episodes, 1982-1992
Joan Sydney Joan Sydney ...  Matron Margaret 'Maggie' Sloan / ... 455 episodes, 1983-1993
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Follow the highs and lows of the townsfolk of Wandin Valley. This drama TV series revolves around the daily happenings of a 'small town' rural Australian hospital, its doctors, nurses, patients, and pretty much everyone else in the locale. A heart-warming Australian drama series that at times will see you laughing hysterically and at other times crying rivers. Well worth watching. Written by bjhmelton

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1981 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Hverdagsliv See more »

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Production Co:

JNP Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Many of the storylines were suggested by newspaper articles, or from the Australian Medical Association. See more »

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Good News series 1 & 2 of A Country Practice coming April 3
10 March 2006 | by andyt29See all my reviews

hi all i saw on http://www.ezydvd.com.au/item.zml/786291 A Country Practice series 1 & 2 are coming out April 3 so for all your die hard fans its nearly here i can see it selling well and hope they release every series, be a lot of DVD box sets Their finally releasing a lot of Aussies series hope they release others like The Flying Doctors & Hey Dad and Carsons law or even the Sullivans cheers i use to love watching A Country Practice from start to end i was looking through Ezydvd and came across it in the future releases part i;m checking up for any other good shows that deserve a DVD release please distributor take notice we want other Aussie content on DVD not in the volt to get worn

Andrew


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