A Very Peculiar Practice

A Very Peculiar Practice (1986)

  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Creator: Andrew Davies
  • First Air Date: 1986-05-21
  • Last Air Date: 1988-04-13
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 14
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 50 min.
  • Networks: BBC Two
  • Director: David Tucker
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A young and idealistic Doctor Stephen Daker arrives at Lowlands University to work at the Health Centre, but has to cope with an eccentric set of colleagues.

  • Keywords: professor, surreal, college, health, satire, dark comedy, doctor
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    A Very Peculiar Practice Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 1992-09-06
    2 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1986-05-21
    7 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1988-03-02
    7 Episodes

    A Very Peculiar Practice Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1A Very Long Way from Anywhere50 min
    Season 1Episode 2We Love You, That's Why We're Here50 min
    Season 1Episode 3Wives of Great Men50 min
    Season 1Episode 4Black Bob's Hamburger Suit50 min
    Season 1Episode 5Contact Tracer50 min
    Season 1Episode 6The Hit List50 min
    Season 1Episode 7Catastrophe Theory50 min
    Season 2Episode 1The New Frontier50 min
    Season 2Episode 2Art and Illusion50 min
    Season 2Episode 3May the Force Be with You50 min
    Season 2Episode 4Bad Vibrations50 min
    Season 2Episode 5Values of the Family50 min
    Season 2Episode 6The Big Squeeze50 min
    Season 2Episode 7Death of a University50 min
    • David Troughton

      as Bob Buzzard
    • Barbara Flynn

      as Rose Marie
    • Peter Davison

      as Dr. Stephen Daker
    • Graham Crowden

      as Jock McCannon
    • Joanna Kanska

      as Grete Grotowska
    • Elaine Turrell

      as Nun
    • Sonia Hart

      as Nun
    • Colin Stinton

      as Charlie Dusenberry
    • Amanda Hillwood

      as Lynn Turtle
    • Michael Shannon

      as Jack Daniels
    • James Grout

      as George Bunn
    • Gillian Raine

      as Mrs Kramer
    • Joe Melia

      as Ron Rust
    • John Bird

      as Ernest Hemingway
    • Takashi Kawahara

      as Chen Sung Yau
    • Kay Stonham

      as Daphne Buzzard
    Directing David Tucker Director
    Production Ken Riddington Producer