Mind Your Language: Doctor At Large

Doctor At Large – 1971

Picking up directly where Doctor In The House left off, this series whilst the second title of the series, was the third to be broadcast as we saw previously, Doctor In The House was broadcast over two series.

This particular series comprised twenty nine episodes, that were broadcast back to back in 1971.  It was a sign of the times that the first six episodes were recorded in Black and White due to an ITV colour strike.


Newly qualified Doctor Michael Upton begins life in his chosen profession of medicine. Obtaining a series of posts, that include working in Otolaryngology and as a general practitioner, before returning to St Swithin’s Hospital (where he received his training) as a Junior Registrar.



Channel: ITV
Produced By: London Weekend Television for ITV
Written By:
Bill Oddie
Graeme Garden
John Cleese
Graham Chapman
Bernard McKenna
Geoff Rowley
Andy Baker
Jonathan Lynn
David Yallop
George Layton (under the pseudonym of “Oliver Fry”)
Original Transmission Dates: 28th February 1971 – 12th September 1971 (dates are based on London ITV region)

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