- G. P.
"G.P." is an
Australian televisionseries shown by the Australian Broadcasting Corporationbetween 1989and 1996.
The series was set around a general medical practice in a suburb of
Sydneyand explored both the personal and professional lives of the doctors and other staff who worked there.
The programme is currently shown in Canada on
CBC Country Canada, a digital television station. G.P. was also shown in Ireland on RTE1, and as repeats most weekday mornings (4.30am) on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the television station responsible for its original production. Central Independent Television, Thames Televisionand Border Televisionwere the only contractors among the 14 members of the ITVNetwork to screen the programme for a short period. Thames started the show on Thursdays October 1 1992 Thursdays and Fridays for half hour episodes at 3.20pm. Central axed the show on Thursday March 25 1993 and replaced it with Shortland Street. The programme was shown in a daily 3.20pm slot Tuesdays to Fridays and had the hour long episodes split into two to accommodate the half hour slot. This was a popular format for screening acquired Australian material as had been used with A Country Practice, E Street, Blue Heelersand headLandby UK broadcasters.
* 1992 -
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity CommissionTV Drama Award presented to the ABC TV, Bruce Best(Producer)cite web|title= 1992 Human Rights Medal and Awards |publisher= Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission|url= http://www.humanrights.gov.au/hr_awards/1992.html |accessedate= 2007-08-11]
*Mr. William Sharp - (Michael Craig)
*Dr. Robert Sharp - (John McTernan)
*Dr. Steve Harrison - (
Michael O' Neill)
*Dr. Cathy Mitchell - (
*Dr. Chris Wright - (Peter Bryant)
*Dr. Maureen Riordan - (
*Julie Winters - (
*Michael Winters - (Brian Rooney)
* [http://colsearch.nfsa.afc.gov.au/nfsa/search/display/display.w3p;adv=yes;group=;groupequals=;holdingType=;page=0;parentid=;query=138710;querytype=;rec=0;resCount=10 G.P. at the National Film and Sound Archive]
* [http://www.lm.net.au/~fsteiny/gp_home.html "G.P." Episode List]
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