Mind Your Language: Doctor In The House

Doctor In The House – The TV Series – 1969

Based on a set of books and a film of the same name, this TV series was the first of eight that followed the books of Richard Gorden.

Doctor In The House introduced us to a young Barry Evans who would later star in another hit ITV comedy Mind Your Language.  The show ran for twenty six episodes over two series between 1969 and 1970.


The plot revolved around the trials and misadventures of  a group of medical students at St Swithin’s hospital in London.



Barry Evans – Michael Upton
Robin Nedwell – Duncan Waring
Geoffrey Davies – Dick Stuart-Clark
George Layton – Paul Collier
Simon Cuff – Dave Briddock
Yutte Stensgaard – Helga, Dave’s girlfriend
Martin Shaw – Hugh Evans(series 1)
Jonathan Lynn – Daniel Hooley (series 2)
Ernest Clark – Professor Geoffrey Loftus
Ralph Michael – The Dean
Joan Benam – Mrs Loftus
Peter Bathurst – Dr Upton, Michael’s Father.


Channel: ITV
Written By:
Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Barry Cryer
Graeme Garden
Bill Oddie
Bernard McKenna
Produced By: Humphrey Barclay
Directed By: Maurice Murphy
Original Transmission Dates: 12th July 1969 – 3rd July 1970
Follow On Series: Doctor At Large

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