July 12, 1969 on UK TV: Doctor In The House

Doctor in the House is a British television comedy series based on a set of books and a film of the same name by Richard Gordon about the misadventures of a group of medical students. It was produced by London Weekend Television from 1969 to 1970.

Writers for the Doctor in the House episodes were Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie and Bernard McKenna. The series was directed by David Askey and Maurice Murphy among others and the producer was Humphrey Barclay. The external establishing shots were of Wanstead Hospital, London (now Clock Court).

The show starred Barry Evans, Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies and George Layton and was followed by several “Doctor” series: …At Large, …In Charge, …At Sea, …On The Go, …Down Under, and …At The Top.

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