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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Trivia

Barbara Flynn and Zoë Wanamaker turned down the role of Dr. Beth Glover. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[to Sam]
Kerri Davidson: You've got cheeks like apples... that's OK: green really suits you!
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A truly excellent and heart warming drama series

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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