The Doctors (1969 TV series)

The Doctors is a British television series, produced by the BBC between 1969 and 1971.

The Doctors
Created byDonald Bull
Written byElaine Morgan
Fay Weldon
Directed byMichael E. Briant
Timothy Combe
Mary Ridge
Mike Bowen
StarringJustine Lord
Nigel Stock
Richard Leech
Pamela Duncan
John Barrie
Opening themeTony Hatch
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series2
No. of episodes160
Producer(s)Colin Morris
Bill Sellars
Running time30 minutes
Original networkBBC1
Original release19 November 1969 (1969-11-19) 
1971 (1971)

The series was set around a general practice in north London and leading cast members included: Justine Lord, Nigel Stock, Barry Justice, Richard Leech, Isla Blair and Lynda La Plante (billed as Lynda Marchal).

Nigel Stock's character, Dr. Thomas Owens, was the lead in a later spin-off series, Owen, M.D., which aired between 1971 and 1973.

Most of the episodes produced are missing from the archives; 139 of the 160 shows are thought to be lost..

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