Beth Glover and Will Preston are doctors in partnership at a Derbyshire clinic when they hire Jack who's returned from Africa. The next several years deal with their personal and professional lives with Jack and Beth marrying.
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Series cast summary:
Esther Coles ...
 Kim Beardsmore (73 episodes, 1993-1999)
Gary Mavers ...
 Dr. Andrew Attwood / ... (72 episodes, 1995-2000)
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 Dr. Will Preston (72 episodes, 1993-2002)
Margery Mason ...
 Alice North (48 episodes, 1993-2002)
Hazel Ellerby ...
 Chloe White (46 episodes, 1993-1998)
Veronica Roberts ...
 Laura Elliott (46 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 James White (43 episodes, 1993-1998)
Saskia Wickham ...
 Dr. Erica Matthews (38 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Dr. Alex Redman (37 episodes, 2000-2002)
Amanda Burton ...
 Dr. Beth Glover (36 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Dr. Jack Kerruish (36 episodes, 1993-1995)
Adrian Lukis ...
 Dr. David Shearer (35 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Mike Pullen (34 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Kate Preston / ... (32 episodes, 1996-2002)
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 Dawn Rudge (30 episodes, 1997-1999)
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Beth Glover and Will Preston are doctors in partnership at a Derbyshire clinic when they hire Jack who's returned from Africa. The next several years deal with their personal and professional lives with Jack and Beth marrying.

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Elämä käsissä  »

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Trivia

Originally, Larry Lamb was due to join the regular cast in season four, playing Dr. Richard Carey, with Jane Wymark playing his wife. However, their characters were dropped after four episodes had been filmed. Some scenes in those episodes had to be edited or re-shot. New Producer Richard Handford left abruptly, and Michele Buck (Producer of earlier seasons) was asked to return. See more »

Goofs

Alice North had her gall-bladder removed twice during the series: firstly in Series 1 Peak Practice: Listening Skills and then again in Series 5 Peak Practice: Letting Go. See more »

Quotes

[to Sam]
Kerri Davidson: You've got cheeks like apples... that's OK: green really suits you!
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Referenced in The Office: New Girl (2001) See more »

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A fantastic drama
29 May 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I think that peak practice was one of Britain's finest dramas. It simply defines the beautiful countryside of Derbyshire. When this drama was stopped, it was a great sadness for everyone that had followed it through the twelve series that had being amazingly produced. It live in Derbyshire, about two miles from where peak practice was filmed and have many memories of the fantastic story lines. In my opinion this drama will be greatly missed by people of Derbyshire and people of Britain. With any luck peak practice may begin with another series. Although there are no more signs of a new series, people who enjoy the scenery,story lines and acting will just have to tune into the repeats.


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