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 Esther Coles ...  Kim Beardsmore 73 episodes, 1993-1999
Gary Mavers ...  Dr. Andrew Attwood / ... 72 episodes, 1995-2000
Simon Shepherd ...  Dr. Will Preston 72 episodes, 1993-2002
Margery Mason Margery Mason ...  Alice North 48 episodes, 1993-2002
Hazel Ellerby Hazel Ellerby ...  Chloe White 46 episodes, 1993-1998
Veronica Roberts Veronica Roberts ...  Laura Elliott 46 episodes, 1995-1998
Richard Platt ...  James White 43 episodes, 1993-1998
Saskia Wickham Saskia Wickham ...  Dr. Erica Matthews 38 episodes, 1996-1998
Maggie O'Neill ...  Dr. Alex Redman 37 episodes, 2000-2002
Amanda Burton ...  Dr. Beth Glover 36 episodes, 1993-1995
Kevin Whately ...  Dr. Jack Kerruish 36 episodes, 1993-1995
Adrian Lukis Adrian Lukis ...  Dr. David Shearer 35 episodes, 1997-1999
John Bowler ...  Mike Pullen 34 episodes, 2000-2001
Shelagh McLeod ...  Kate Preston / ... 32 episodes, 1996-2002
Sarah Parish ...  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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Official Sites:

Carlton Online

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 1993 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Elämä käsissä See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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When the scriptwriters wrote the cliffhanger ending to season twelve, in which Alex and Claire fell (presumably to their deaths) over the side of a quarry, they expected that there would be another season. However, the producers subsequently decided not to make another season, feeling that Peak Practice had outlived its usefulness, and leaving the fate of these two characters forever unknown. 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 fantastic drama
29 May 2005 | by ian-brown43See all my reviews

I think that peak practice was one of Britain's finest dramas. It simply defines the beautiful countryside of Derbyshire. When this drama was stopped, it was a great sadness for everyone that had followed it through the twelve series that had being amazingly produced. It live in Derbyshire, about two miles from where peak practice was filmed and have many memories of the fantastic story lines. In my opinion this drama will be greatly missed by people of Derbyshire and people of Britain. With any luck peak practice may begin with another series. Although there are no more signs of a new series, people who enjoy the scenery,story lines and acting will just have to tune into the repeats.


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