A Country Practice (1981–1993)

Save the Last Dance for Me: Part 1 

The town, and especially the local ballet school, are anticipating the homecoming of dancer Sir Adrian Dormin. Sir Adrian is hospitalised shortly after his arrival, in perfect health, dramatically pronouncing he has returned home to die.

Director:

Peter Maxwell

Writers:

Suzanne Hawley (as Suzanna Hawley), Hugh Stuckey

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Katy Brinson Katy Brinson ... Ellie Fielding (as Kathleen Brinson)
Robert Helpmann ... Sir Adrian Dormin (as Sir Robert Helpmann)
Sheila Helpmann Sheila Helpmann ... Sybil Dormin
Lester Morris Lester Morris ... Shorty Price
Troy Williams Troy Williams ... James
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The town, and especially the local ballet school, are anticipating the homecoming of dancer Sir Adrian Dormin. Sir Adrian is hospitalised shortly after his arrival, in perfect health, dramatically pronouncing he has returned home to die. Dance teacher Ellie Fielding, a once promising dancer herself, hopes to have Sir Adrian come see her pupils and perhaps garner a donation for the ballet school. Bob, Cookie, Esme, and Maggie reform their syndicate to bet on a horse. The horse, a long shot, comes in but Shorty Price, who is back in business in the pub's bathroom, can't cover the bet and talks Bob and Cookie into accepting a horse in lieu of payment, but no one is impressed with the one-eyed nag the syndicate is left with. Hoping to turn around their fortunes, Bob and Cookie sneak the horse over to the Galloway Park stud farm for a late night rendezvous with Sybil Dormin's prize thoroughbred. A young boy's pet spider escapes into the hospital, keeping the staff on their toes - and the ...

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 1985 (Australia) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

JNP Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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