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A Very Peculiar Practice

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Peter Davison Peter Davison
 Dr. Stephen Daker 14 episodes, 1986-1988
Graham Crowden Graham Crowden
 Dr. Jock McCannon 14 episodes, 1986-1988
Barbara Flynn Barbara Flynn
 Dr. Rose Marie 14 episodes, 1986-1988
David Troughton David Troughton
 Dr. Bob Buzzard 14 episodes, 1986-1988
Lindy Whiteford Lindy Whiteford
 Maureen Gahagan / ... 13 episodes, 1986-1988
Amanda Hillwood Amanda Hillwood
 Lyn Turtle / ... 8 episodes, 1986-1988
Gillian Raine Gillian Raine
 Mrs. Kramer 8 episodes, 1986-1988
John Bird John Bird
 Vice Chancellor Ernest Hemmingway 7 episodes, 1986

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Description: A Very Peculiar Practice was a surreal black-comedy drama set in the health centre of a British university, produced by the BBC, which ran for two series in 1986 and 1988. The two series were followed by a 90-minute made-for-television film, A Very Polish Practice (1992), following some of the characters to a new setting in Poland. It was written by Andrew Davies and was inspired by his experiences as a lecturer at the University of Warwick, and it has been interpreted as a commentary on contemporary trends in education. It was one of only two original television series that he wrote. In 2010, The Guardian ranked the seria ... (more)
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