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The Flying Doctor
    Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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Alan Keeling (Warley, West Midlands, UK)
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THE FLYING DOCTOR
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Associated-British Pictures Corporation (ABPC)
Filmed at Elstree Studios, England and on Location in Australia.
Produced and Directed by David MacDonald (all episodes)
Assistant Director Jeremy Summers
Devised by Michael Noonan
UK-Australian Adventure/Medical Drama series 1959-60 39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Richard Denning
as  Dr. Greg Graham
with:
Jill Adams as Mary Meredith (nurse)
Peter Madden as Dr. Jim Harrison (blind doctor)
Alan White as Charley Wood (pilot)
James Copeland as Alec MacLeod (radio operator)
Premise:
Cases of a Flying Doctor serving remote bush areas of Australia.

Director of Photography Norman Warwick
Music Composed by Don Bank and Philip Martell
*
Richard Denning had previously starred in 'Mr and Mrs North'
a Thin Man imitation with Barbara Britton in 1952-54 57 episodes.
After 'The Flying Doctor' Richard Denning co-starred in the
following series:-
1960-61 'Michael Shayne' 32 episodes for Four Star.
1964-65 'Karen' comedy series with Debbie Watson.
1968-80 "Hawaii Five-O"  as Governor Paul Jameson

Background:
"The Flying Doctor" was produced because of the popularity of the
BBC radio series of the same name which starred James Mackechnie,
Bill Kerr, and Bettina Dickson.

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First shown on ABC Weekend Television
(ITV North/Midlands - Sundays from late 1959/ then Saturdays to Summer 1960)
Other ITV stations followed.

[01] The Flying Doctor: A PAIR OF EYES
filmed circa 1959
12May62 ATV-London UK, Sun 2:50 pm (repeat)
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, (NOT- James Copeland)
Guest Cast:
Jerrold Wells ......... Fred Mason
Enid Lorimer .......... Emily Gudgeon
Frank Leighton ........ Joe
In this first episode, American Doctor Greg Graham, (Richard
Denning), secures leave of absence from his Research Institute
in San Francisco to stand in as Flying Doctor in Australia,
for old friend Doctor Jim Harrison (Peter Madden) whose eyes
have been injured in an accident.

1.2 [--] The Flying Doctor: ORDEAL BY 'WILLIE-WILLIE' [D.Moore]
filmed circa 1959
16 Apr 1960 (ABC Midlands) Saturday
30 June 1962 (ABC Midlands) Saturday 5.45pm rpt
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning, Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Percy Herbert ...... Ryan
June Jago .......... Mrs Ryan
Keith Crane ........ Trevor Ryan
Synopsis:
A hurricane, known locally as a Willie-Willie, prevents flying- and Charley Wood
attempts the impossible to save a child's life. [D.Moore]

[03] The Flying Doctor: DECISION
filmed circa 1959
5Mar60 Tyne-Tees UK, Sat 7:00 pm
guest cast:
Rupert Davies ........ Frank Selby
At the home of Frank Selby, Nurse Mary Meredith is perparing his
wife for the arrival of her baby, and awaiting the arrival of the
Flying Doctor on his way from the base camp. Mary becomes worried
however, when there are signs that the baby is already on its
way ...

[04] The Flying Doctor: THE SHOCK
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Ian Dallas
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, James Copeland,
Peter Madden (NOT in this episode),
Guest Cast:
Duncan Lamont ........ Dick Dawson
Rosalie Crutchley .... Jean Dawson
Leo McGuire .......... Phil Dawson
George Margo ......... Mike Stuart
Lesley Jackson ....... Jill Blake
The Flying Doctor uses unusual methods to treat a farmer's wife
who is suffering from sever shock. [DWMcG]

1.5 [--] The Flying Doctor: BLOOD DONOR [D. Moore]
filmed circa 1959
06 Dec 1959 (ABC Midlands) Sunday
24 Apr 1960 (Tyne-Tees)
02 Sept 1961 (ABC Midlands) Saturday 5.45pm (rpt)
20 Mar 1962 (Tyne-Tees) Tuesday 6:30 pm (rpt)
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by Philip Levene
Guest Cast:
Jenny Laird ........... Mrs Hayward
Janina Faye ........... Sally Hayward
Alexander Archdale .... Andy Jones
Michael Ripper ........ Frank Johnston
Michael Golden ........ Warder
Synopsis 1:
A little girl falls down a mineshhaft and needs an immediate blood transfusion.
But she belongs to a rare blood group, and the only potential donor is Frank
Johnston, a prisoner serving a five years sentence for robbery with violence -
and he refuses to co-operate.
Synopsis 2:
Frank Johnston, a prisoner serving a five year sentence for robbery with violence,
is the only one who can save the life of a little girl desperately in need of a
blood transfusion. He is criminal of the worst kind, and persuading him to
co-operate is no easy task - especially as he possesses a gun. [DWMcG]

[06] The Flying Doctor: WHITE SICKNESS
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by NOT KNOWN
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Vera Cook ........... Mrs. Williams
Marjorie Rhodes ..... Mrs. Cooper
Jenny Jones ......... Molly Cooper
Christopher Witty ... Bill Cooper
Blind Dr. Harrison (Peter Madden) flies out to the Williams'
homestead, in response to a call. His keen ears sense that
something odd is happening. Back at base he and Greg call the
Williams on the radio but there is no answer. [DWMcG]

[07] The Flying Doctor: HIDEOUT
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by NOT KNOWN
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Colin Croft ......... Jim Martin
Jack Lambert ........ Police Sergeant
Jack McNaughton ..... Sam Newton
Angela White ........ Ann Newton
Christopher Hodge ... Mr. Collins
Flying back to base, Dr. Graham picks up a man who lapses into
unconsciousness. He is far from any town but clean shaven. Who
is he and where is he from? [DWMcG]

[08] The Flying Doctor: EMERGENCY PILOT
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by NOT KNOWN
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Jean Cadell .......... Grandma Polson
John Paul ............ Logan
June Brunelle ........ Hilda Logan
Gordon Needham ....... Price
An old woman who has lived alone for many years in a desolate
farmhouse is persuaded by Dr. Greg Graham to spend the winter at
the base. She agrees on condition that she can also take her pet
cokatoo. It is not long before the bird gives Graham more trouble
than most of his human patients. [DWMcG]

[09] The Flying Doctor: THE CHANGING PLAIN
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Larry Forrester
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
William Hartnell ..... Abe Mackeller
John Lee ............. David Reid
Synopsis 1:
An old prospector strikes it rich after thirty years of digging but is injured
on his way to stake his claim. Before the doctor can reach him, a rainstorm
theatens to obliterate the site. [DWMcG]
Synopsis 2:
David Reid, a surveyor, is working alone in the desert when he hears the
groanings of a sick man and the baying of a donkey. He hurries to the spot
and finds MacKeller, a nuggety little man, desperately ill ... [DWMcG]
(08May60 Tyne-Tees UK, Sun 7:30pm)

[10] The Flying Doctor: CIRCLE IN THE BUSH
filmed circa 1959
19Mar61 Tyne-Tees?
27Jan62 Tyne-Tees?, Sat 6:15 pm (repeat)
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Bill Strutton
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, James Copeland,
Peter Madden (NOT in this episode),
Guest Cast:
Nigel Green ............ Haggarty
Vic Wise ............... Schmidt
Laurelle Streeter ...... Molly Allert
Peter Swanwick ......... Barney Wallace
John Harvey ............ Police Sgt. Mel Rogers
The Flying Doctor receives a call for help from the proprietor
of a general store, but on arrival finds him dead and the store
rifled. Investigating the crime, Greg Graham, as a doctor, places
himself in an unusual position. [DWMcG]

[11] The Flying Doctor: DEATH IN THE CLOUDS
filmed circa 1959
22Nov59 ABC North/Midlands UK, Sun 7.30 pm
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Philip Latham ......... Lou (or Len?) Vernon
Glyn Houston .......... Art Judson
Synopsis 1:
When Nurse Mary Meredith (Jill Adams) is about to leave Lou Vernon,
a patient who is infatuated with her, he cries "If I can't have
you, no one's gonna!" and shoots her. A workmate retaliates by shooting
him. In the subsequent drama, two lives hang in the balance.
Synopsis 2:
Nurse Mary Meredith has been left at one of the overland telegragh repair
stations to attend to Len Vernon, a quick irrational man, who has
damaged his arm. His hot temper nearly leads to tragedy. [DWMcG]

1.12 [--] The Flying Doctor: NIGHT FLIGHT [D.Moore]
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David McDonald
Script: Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning,Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Maurice Durant ....... Bert Richie
Anna Turner .......... Mildred Richie
William Sherwood ..... Colin Kelly
Synopsis:
The Flying Doctor is called to an outback farm where a very highly strung mother-to-be
waits anxiously- alone. She is a difficult case and cannot be helped with drugs.
Can hypnotism help her? [D. Moore]

[13] The Flying Doctor: MOVING MOUNTAINS
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David McDonald
Written for Television by Stanley Miller
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Lamble ......... Fraser
Mary Jones ........... Alice Fraser
Malcolm Ransom ....... Johnny Fraser
Ray White ............ Mr. Brown
Noel Coleman ......... Hospital secretary
Charles Stanley ...... Hospital storekeeper
Stanley Meadows ...... Civil airline pilot
Synopsis:
A boy is sick at an isolated cattle station with no landing strip with no
landing strip. Dr. Graham sets out knowing the landing will be difficult and that
he faces a perilous overland journey. [DWMcG]

[14] The Flying Doctor: RACE AGAINST TIME
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David McDonald
Written for Television by Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning (as Dr. Greg Graham)
Jill Adams (Nurse Mary Merdith), Alan White (as Pilot Charley Wood),
Guest Cast:
Geoffrey Taylor ....... Tim Archer
Gerry Duggan ......... Fred Winter
Nancy Roberts ......... Ma Miller
Synopsis:
Boundary rider Tim Archer is bitten by a snake and has only two
hours to live unless he can be given a serum. Saving minutes gives
pilot Charley Wood a tough problem. Can he land his patient in the
town’s main street?

[15] The Flying Doctor: MODEL MARRIAGE
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David McDonald
Written for Television by Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden,
(James Copeland - not in this episode)
Guest Cast:
Basil Sydney .......... Jack Regan
William Lucas ......... Ned Darcy
Barbara Archer ........ Belle Curtis
Frederick Schiller .... Mal Carson
Ed Devereaux........... Taxi driver
Synopsis 1:
Dr. Greg Graham has a new kind of sickness on his hands - love sickness.
A broken love affair and the blundering, but well-meant attempts of a tough
old Aussie to find a wife add up to an unusual adventure.
Synopsis 2:
A wealthy cattle rancher flies to Sydney, determined to marry a pretty girl
whose picture he has admired. But when he returns with her to his ranch his
good looking young bachelor foreman is attracted to her. [DWMcG]
Note:
Basil Sydney - prestigious actor, making a rare appearance in a TV film

[16] The Flying Doctor: RUNAWAY
filmed circa 1959
19Jun60 Tyne-Tees UK, Sun 7:30 pm
Produced and Directed by David McDonald
Written by NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Mary Laura Wood ........ Mrs. Richards
John Pike .............. Tommy Richards
Tommy Richards suffers from Polio, but his mother will not consent
to an operation that would enable her son to walk properly again.
However she is forced to change her mind when Tommy faces death
in an aeroplane ...

[17] The Flying Doctor: WRONG MEDICINE
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David McDonald
Written for Television by Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Charles Carson ....... Peter Jenner
Hilda Barry .......... Sarah Jnner
Philip Leonard ....... Jerry Dawson
Gwenda Wilson ........ Lois Dawson
Eric Lander .......... Bill Harlow
A chemist's mistake causes Dr. Graham to set out on a desperate search
of the Opal fields, where two elderly prospectors are in grave danger
from their cough mixture. [DWMcG]

[18] The Flying Doctor: DECEPTION
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David McDonald
Written for Television by Philip Levene
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden,
(James Copeland - not listed)
Guest Cast:
Betty McDowall ....... Ann Clarke
Robert Urquhart ...... Tony Clarke
A woman's determination to return to the comforts of Adelaide
from an outback farm inspires her to deceive her husband and
the flying doctor. [DWMcG]

[19] The Flying Doctor: BOOMERANG
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David McDonald
Written for Television by Philip Levene
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Eric Francis ........... Ed Stevens
Hilda Fenemore ......... Mrs Stevens
Jack Cunningham ........ Det Sgt Conway
Richard Shaw ........... Jack Gordon
Philip Ray ............. George Brown
When Ed Stevens breaks an insulin syringe the Flying Doctor promises
to deliver a new one. But the arrival of an unconscious policeman
at the base sets Dr. Greg Graham off on a journey that nearly
spells disaster. [DWMcG]

[20] The Flying Doctor: THE RIDDLE
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David McDonald
Written for Television by Philip Levene
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, James Copeland,
Peter Madden (NOT in this episode)
Guest Cast:
Leslie Weston ......... George Potter
Nora Gordon ........... Agnes Potter
Robert Brown .......... Sam Marlow
Barrie Cookson ........ Fred Marlow
Stratford Johns ....... Police Sergeant
Synopsis 1:
Greg receives a call for help from an isolated homestead occupied
by an elderly couple, the Potters. On arriving at the homestead
with medical help Greg finds the whole place deserted, except for
the old man's dog.
Synopsis 2:
Agnes Potter is not feeling well and asks her husband George for
a glass of water from the rain tub outside the house. She
continues to feel ill and George calls in Dr. Graham. When the
'plane arrives at the Potter homestead, however, there is no
sign of the couple - only the dog whimpering outside. The
water is discovered to be contaminated with typhoid!
[DwMcG]

[21] The Flying Doctor: REPRIEVE
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David McDonald
Written for Television by Philip Levene
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Ellen McIntosh ......... Alice Harvey
Richard Leech .......... John Harvey
A sick man in pain pleads for a final dose of morphine. His wife
is prepared to steal drugs to help him in spite of the Flying
Doctor's attempts to persuade her that her husband can be saved.
[DWMcG]

[22] The Flying Doctor: THE GHOST OF DARLING RIVER
filmed circa 1959
7May61 ATV London UK, Sun 11:05 pm
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Philip Levene
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Janet Burrow ............. Mrs. Roberts
Doreen Aris .............. Connie Brown
Julian Somers ............ Al Burrows
John Warwick ............. Police Sergeant (recurring)
Mrs. Roberts, one of Dr. Graham's patients, dies of a stroke
when she hears strange noises outside her house at night.
The Doctor is not satisfied with the story that the house is
haunted and investigates further. [DWMcG]

1.23 [--] The Flying Doctor: EAR WITNESS
filmed circa 1959
31 Jan 1960 (ABC Midlands) Sunday 7.30pm
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by Philip Levene
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Campbell Singer ........ Dan
Avis Scott ............. Mrs. Walker
John Warwick ........... Police Sergeant (recurring)
Synopsis:
Mrs. Walker is worried when she sees Dan digging a grave inside
his barn. When Dan has a nasty accident the Flying Doctor is sent
for. Only then is the mystery of the grave solved. [DWMcG]

[24] The Flying Doctor: BRAINSTORM
filmed circa 1959
21May61 ATV London UK, Sun 11:05 pm
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Philip Levene
Guest Cast:
Peter Dyneley .......... Jeff Ferguson
Jacqueline Hill ........ Ellen Ferguson
Madoline Thomas ........ Mrs. Clarke
Greg Graham is summoned to the Ferguson homestead, but on
arrival is told his services are not needed. Suspicious, he
returns to the house and finds one of the rooms completely
wrecked. He faces on of the most difficult cases of his career
and has to turn detective to help cure a man with a serious
brain disorder.

[25] The Flying Doctor: CRISIS
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by NOT KNOWN
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Victor Brooks .......... Morgan
Michael Lewis .......... Joey Martin
Lyndall Barbour ........ Alma Curtis
Edna Petrie ............ Housekeeper
John Warwick ........... Police Sergeant
The Morgan household is a dilapidated one, in the Australian
outback. On it we meet Joey Martin, a young boy about ten years
of age, who is feeding a small Shetland sheep dog, which is
obviously sick. Joey collapses and the Flying Doctor is called
in. [DWMcG]

[26] The Flying Doctor: BLACKOUT
filmed circa 1959
26Feb61 ATV London UK, Sun 11:05 pm
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Malcolm Stewart
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
David Davies ........... Ned Driver
Eira Heath ............. Betty Driver (character)
Sean Kelly ............. Johnny Thompson
Nancy Nevinson ......... Edith Bruce
Leonard White .......... Police Officer
Synopsis:
A blood-stained man walks into a lonely farmstead and collapses. His memory has
gone and when questioned he becomes violent. Dr. Gregg Graham is called and
immediately has a problem on his hands.

[27] The Flying Doctor: THE SECRET
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by NOT KNOWN
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Paul Massie .......... Ted Howard
Ann Sears ............ Ann Howard
Russell Waters ....... George Partridge
Jack Stewart ......... Johnson
Ted and Ann Howard live in a prosperous homestead in the outback,
but one day when Amy is out shopping, Ted, a tennis champion,
suffers an attack of severe pain. Dr. Greg Graham is called and
he diagnoses the trouble as myasthenia - a rare muscular condition.
It means the end of top class tennis for Ted - but then comes
a chain of dramatic events.

[28] The Flying Doctor: THE RETURN
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast
Shay Gorman ........... Neville McKenzie
Rona Anderson ......... Jessie Mckenzie
Jeremy Judge .......... Garry McKenzie
Oliver Johnston ....... Paddy Kearney
Fred Abbott ........... Kevin
Colin Douglas ......... Ron Burke
A wealthy sheepowner and his wife quarrel about their adopted
son who limps as a result of an accident, and Dr. Greg Graham's
surgical skill is needed to reunite the family. [DWMcG]

[29] The Flying Doctor: THE REVELATION
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Larry Forrester
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Vincent Ball .......... Jeff Petersen
Jennifer Browne ....... Pat Bowers
Eynon Evans ........... Dan Petersen
Susan Richards ........ Meg Petersen
Ewen Solon ............ Jim Bowers
Peter Wood ............ Andy Petersen
Keith Rawlings ........ Sam Petersen
Synopsis 1:
Blind Jeff Petersen is thrown heavily from his horse and hits
his head. Afterwards he can see a vague pattern of black and
white. His family are wild with excitement, but Dr. Greg Graham
tells them that there must also be an operation to ensure the
retinae stay in place. [DWMcG]
Synopsis 2:
Because Jeff is blind, Pat's father will not allow them to marry
although they are in love. The crisis comes to a head when Jeff
suffers a fall and finds his sight partially restored. [DWMcG]
(10Nov60 ITV Tyne-Tees UK, Thur 10:50pm)

1.30 [--] The Flying Doctor: THE MESSAGE
filmed circa 1959
19 Mar 1960 (ABC Midlands) Saturday 7:00pm
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Starring: Richard Denning, Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Robert Raglan ........ Earl Parker
Sean Barrett ......... Malcolm Parker
David Williams ....... Hudson
Brenda Dunrich ....... Helen Stewart
Pauline Challoner .... Patsy
Synopsis:
Earl Parker is an honest but domineering land and sheep owner and has
just concluded the sale of sheep to buyer Hudson. He will not sign the
paper for the deal, saying his word is his bond. He says reading and
writing are not essential - all you have to know is how to count, and
he has brought up his 18 year old son, Malcolm, the same way. When
Hudson leaves, the father and son go off shooting eagles, but Earl Parker
falls from his horse and is in obvious pain. The flying doctor is told,
but before he can go to Parker he is told there is no need for his
services. The two set off again to shoot eagles but Earl is forced to
dismount from his horse and collapses. [DWMcG]

[31] The Flying Doctor: TIME BOMB
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast
William Franklyn ...... Murphy
Eddie Byrne ........... Harper
Robert Cawdron ........ Miller
Smoke rising from an abandoned farmhouse causes the Flying Doctor
team to land their plane and investigate. They find themselves
at the mercy of two dangerous escaped convicts. [DWMcG]

1.32 [--] The Flying Doctor: STRANGER IN DISTRESS
filmed circa 1959
2 Apr 1960 (ABC Midlands) Saturday 7:00pm
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast
Russell Napier ....... Joe Bentley
Colin Tapley ......... Maurice Murdoch
Patrick Troughton .... Ernie
Ronald Fraser ........ George
Alastair Williamson .. Jim
A stranger, Maurice Murdoch, is badly hurt while helping to fight a bush
fire. The flying doctor is called out, but meanwhile having searched the
patient's pockets - on the instructions of the doctor - some men find
papers, all of which relate to forest fires. And maps are found listing
previous bush fires. [DWMcG]

1.33 [--] The Flying Doctor: THE PRISONER
filmed circa 1959
9 Apr 1960 (ABC Midlands) Saturday
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by Philip Levene
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, James Copeland
(Peter Madden - not in this episode)
Guest Cast:
Roger Livesey ....... Andrew Heston
Catherine Feller .... Julie Heston
Alan McNaughton ..... Joe Newton
Ann Blake ........... Mrs. Chase
Edna Morris ......... Hotel owner
Erica Housen ........ Sales Woman
Synopsis:
In an isolated homestead in the Australian outback live Andrew Heston,
his daughter Julie, and their housekeeper Mrs. Chase. Julie has been
missing from home for a month. Suddenly she staggers into the house
and collapses. Heston sends for the flying doctor. [DWMcG]

1.34 [--] The Flying Doctor: WOMAN HUNT
filmed circa 1959
4 June 1960 (ABC Midlands) Saturday 7:00pm
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by Philip Levene
Starring: Richard Denning, Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden,
(James Copeland - not listed)
Guest Cast:
Sheila Allen ........... Mrs. Forbes
Madge Ryan ............. Mrs. Evans
Martin Wyldeck ......... Police Inspector
Richard Burrell ........ Edgar Forbes
Leigh Madison .......... Dorothy Craig
Constance Frazer ....... Miss Green
David Nettheim ......... Chemist
Paddy Turner ........... Night Nurse
Synopsis:
In the Evans household a baby is gravely ill. Mrs Evans' neice
Mrs. Forbes, while suffering a temporary delusion, takes another
baby from a hospital and steals away with it. [DWMcG]

1.35 [--] The Flying Doctor: THE CHOICE [D.Moore]
28 May 1960 (ABC Midlands) Saturday 7:00pm
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Philip Levene
Starring: Richard Denning, Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Also in cast:
John Fraser .......... Arthur Dodds
Ann Lynn ............. Lucy Dodds
Beatrice Varley ...... Mrs Carter
Christopher Rhodes ... Williams
Synopsis:
Lucy Dodds is expecting her first child, but the birth promises to be difficult.
She warns Dr Graham that nothing must be done to save her life if it means sacrificing
the child, because her religion will not allow it. [D.Moore]

1.36 [--] The Flying Doctor: THE CONSPIRACY
filmed circa 1959
9Dec61 ATV London UK, Sat 6:15 pm
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Philip Levene
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Bill Kerr* ............. Ted Mason
Diana Fairfax .......... Mrs. Mason
Linda Leo .............. Sue Mason
George Woodbridge ...... Bob Hargreaves
John Warwick ........... Sgt. Conway (recurring)
John Cazabon ........... Will Bentley
Edward Cast ............ Joe Parsons
Harry Ross ............. Jeff Green
Don Baker .............. Thompson
Anthony Dawson ......... Al Vintner
John McCarthy .......... Sam
All over the Marydale district, sheep farmers are suffering
from broken bones. Dr. Graham decides to find out the reason
why the farmers will not talk about their troubles. He attends
Ted Mason, a prosperous sheep farmer who has been beaten up
when he refused to sell his wool to Al Vintner.
Note: * Bill Kerr was one of the stars of the earlier BBC radio
version of "The Flying Doctor" series.

1.37 [--] The Flying Doctor: THE SOUND OF THE SEA [D.Moore]
14 May 1960 (ABC Midlands) Saturday
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Script: Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning, Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Paul Norman
Barry keegan
Anne Ridler
John Phillips
Hamlyn Benson
Sarah Lawson
Janice Horley
Lynn Goberts
Peter Evans
Synopsis:
Dr. Greg Graham and Nurse Meredith pay a visit to the Murray
family, whose young son, Pete, has fainting spells.

1.38 [--] The Flying Doctor: A CALL TO LONDON
filmed circa 1959
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written for Television by Michael Noonan
Starring: Richard Denning,
Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest Cast:
Bill Percy ........... "Windmill" Wilson
Noel Hood ............ Violet Henderson
Ian Fleming .......... Roger Henderson
Peter Elliott ........ Dr. Ranji
Frank Forsythe ....... Station Sergeant
Bill O'Connor ........ McWhirter
Robert Gallico ....... Maxwell
Brian Nissen ......... Conway
Valerie Craig ........ Receptionist
John Drake ........... Police announcer
And:
Robert Beatty ........ "Grubber" Evans
Synopsis 1:
"Windmill" Wilson, an elderly coal miner at the Fireflash Ridge
diggings, lies in a deep coma. His pulse is fading and only Dr. Harrison
(Peter Madden) is familiar with the man's complaint ... but at
the moment the good doctor is in London. [DWMcG]
Synopsis 2:
At the base station Dr. Greg Graham is awakened by the ringing
of an alarm bell. He goes to the radio and talks to "Grubber"
Evans - a tough opal miner - who tells him that "Windmill" Wilson,
another miner, has gone into one of his "long sleeps" ...

1.39 [--] The Flying Doctor: THE MISSILE (final episode) [D.Moore]
filmed circa 1959
30 Apr 1960 (ABC Midlands) Saturday
Produced and Directed by David Macdonald
Written by Larry Forrester
Starring: Richard Denning, Jill Adams, Alan White, Peter Madden, James Copeland
Guest cast:
Patrick Holt .......... Colonel Reece
Mary Merrall .......... Grandman
Eric Pohlmann ......... Dr Max Zelmann
Brian Dent ............ Control Officer
Alan Browning ......... Radar Opertaor
Patrick Allen ......... Bill Kelvin
Ronan O'Casey ......... Mike Monahan
Synopsis:
When an armed missile veers off course and lands near a small mining town, Dr. Graham
and his team hurriedly set off to render first aid to the townspeople.
    
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The Flying Doctors

Crawford Productions

 Australian Medical Drama Series  1986-91   approx 220 episodes x 60 min
 Season 1 (1986) Flying Doctors Opening Credits

Season 1 (1986)  The Flying Doctors - Ep 5 "Public Property" (1 of 5)
Season 1 (1986)  The Flying Doctors - Ep 5 "Public Property" (2 of 5)
Season 1 (1986)  The Flying Doctors - Ep 5 "Public Property" (3 of 5)
Season 1 (1986)  The Flying Doctors - Ep 5 "Public Property" (4 of 5)
Season 1 (1986)  The Flying Doctors - Ep 5 "Public Property" (5 of 5)

Season 1 (1986)  The Flying Doctors - "Talk of the Town" (1 of 3)
Season 1 (1986)  The Flying Doctors - "Talk of the Town" (2 of 3)
Season 1 (1986)  The Flying Doctors - "Talk of the Town" (3 of 3)

Season 2 (1987) Sam and Emma Flying Doctors Ep 37 Fifty Two Hours Straight (edited)

Season 2 (1987) The Flying doctors "Repeat performance" - Part 1
Season 2 (1987) The Flying doctors "Repeat Performance" - Part 2

Season 3 (1988) The Flying Doctors "No Way Back" Part 1 of 5
Season 3 (1988) The Flying Doctors "No Way Back" Part 2 of 5
Season 3 (1988) The Flying Doctors "No Way Back" Part 3 of 5
Season 3 (1988) The Flying Doctors "No Way Back" Part 4 of 5
Season 3 (1988) The Flying Doctors "No Way Back" Part 5 of 5

Season 3  (1988) Flying Doctors - "Broken Airwaves" P1
Season 3  (1988) Flying Doctors - "Broken Airwaves" P2
Season 3  (1988) Flying Doctors - "Broken Airwaves" P3
Season 3  (1988) Flying Doctors - "Broken Airwaves" P4
Season 3  (1988) Flying Doctors - "Broken Airwaves" P5

Season 4  (1989)  The Flying Doctors - "Second chance" Part 1
Season 4  (1989)  The Flying Doctors - "Second chance" Part 2
Season 4  (1989) The Flying Doctors - "Second chance" Part 3
Season 4  (1989) The Flying Doctors - "Second chance" Part 4
Season 4  (1989) The Flying Doctors - "Second chance" Part 5
Season 4  (1989) The Flying Doctors - "Second chance" Part 6

Season 4  (1989) The Flying Doctors - Ep 125 "Dad's Little Bloke" (1 of 5)
Season 4  (1989) The Flying Doctors - Ep 125 "Dad's Little Bloke" (2 of 5)
Season 4  (1989) The Flying Doctors - Ep 125 "Dad's Little Bloke" (3 of 5)
Season 4  (1989) The Flying Doctors - Ep 125 "Dad's Little Bloke" (4 of 5)
Season 4  (1989) The Flying Doctors - Ep 125 "Dad's Little Bloke" (5 of 5)

Season 6 (1991) The Flying Doctors - "Breaking Down The Wall" Part 1
  Season 6 (1991) The Flying Doctors - "Breaking Down The Wall" Part 2
Season 6 (1991) The Flying Doctors - "Breaking Down The Wall" Part 3
Season 6 (1991) The Flying Doctors - "Breaking Down The Wall" Part 4
Season 6 (1991) The Flying Doctors - "Breaking Down The Wall" Part 5

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