A Country Practice (1981–1993)

Defence of the Realm: Part 1 

Cris is faced with a medical and personal dilemma when his sister Stephanie comes to visit.


Chris Adshead


Steve J. Spears


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Episode credited cast:
Shane Porteous ... Dr. Terence Elliott
Lorrae Desmond Lorrae Desmond ... Shirley 'Dean' Gilroy
Brian Wenzel Brian Wenzel ... Sergeant Frank Gilroy
Georgie Parker ... Sister Lucy 'Gardiner' Tyler
Michael Muntz Michael Muntz ... Dr. Cris Kouros
Joan Sydney Joan Sydney ... Matron Margaret 'Maggie' Sloan
John Tarrant John Tarrant ... Matt Tyler
Kate Raison ... Cathy Hayden
Joyce Jacobs Joyce Jacobs ... Esme Watson
Gordon Piper Gordon Piper ... Bob Hatfield
Syd Heylen Syd Heylen ... Vernon 'Cookie' Locke
Georgina Fisher Georgina Fisher ... Jessica 'Jessie' Kouros
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matt Day ... Julian 'Luke' Ross
Gosia Dobrowolska ... Marianna Kubik
Adrian Norman Adrian Norman ... Mr. Lexell


Pollution and the environment become issues in the Valley following Lucy's visit to the local tip. Cris is faced with a medical and personal dilemma when his sister Stephanie comes to visit. Matron Sloan is being evasive about the reason for her day off with Mary Sheridan. Terence's old flame Marianne Kubik is called back to Wandin Valley by matron Sloan when Terence hurts his back. A potential scandal surrounds the discovery of contaminated hospital waste at the tip. Matron Sloan attends a naturalization ceremony. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance





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1989 (Australia) See more »

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