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Distant Shores 

A successful London plastic surgeon is forced to adjust to rural life in a bid to save his marriage as his wife accepts a six-month veterinary research job on a small Northumbrian island called Hildasay.
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Series cast summary:
Peter Davison ...  Bill Shore 12 episodes, 2005-2008
Samantha Bond ...  Lisa Shore 12 episodes, 2005-2008
Matthew Thomas Davies Matthew Thomas Davies ...  Harvey Shore 12 episodes, 2005-2008
Claudia Renton Claudia Renton ...  Kate Shore 12 episodes, 2005-2008
Berwick Kaler ...  Brendan 12 episodes, 2005-2008
Emma Fildes Emma Fildes ...  Laney 12 episodes, 2005-2008
Craig Heaney ...  Mick 12 episodes, 2005-2008
Yvette Rowland ...  Else 12 episodes, 2005-2008
Gareth Thomas ...  Charles / ... 11 episodes, 2005-2008
Judi Earl Judi Earl ...  Geraldine 10 episodes, 2005-2008
Rosalind Bailey Rosalind Bailey ...  Beryl 10 episodes, 2005-2008
Les Wilde Les Wilde ...  Trevor 8 episodes, 2005-2008
Connie Hyde Connie Hyde ...  Christine 6 episodes, 2008
Tristan Gemmill ...  Duncan / ... 6 episodes, 2005
Justin McDonald ...  Ben McCallister 6 episodes, 2005
Gavin Blackburn Gavin Blackburn ...  Villager 6 episodes, 2005
Lewis Denny Lewis Denny ...  Dennis 6 episodes, 2005
Steven Pacey Steven Pacey ...  Martin 5 episodes, 2008
Oliver Boot ...  Jake 5 episodes, 2008
John Woodvine ...  Old Man Smith 5 episodes, 2005
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A successful London plastic surgeon is forced to adjust to rural life in a bid to save his marriage as his wife accepts a six-month veterinary research job on a small Northumbrian island called Hildasay.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Kaukaiset rannat See more »

Filming Locations:

Northumberland, England, UK

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Granada Television See more »
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Runtime:

(6 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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A Little Gem that keeps me watching.
17 May 2006 | by bsobottkaSee all my reviews

Have found this series by accident on Vision TV in Canada. Have enjoyed Peter Davison in The Last Detective and was pleased to see another series starring Peter. Unfortunately I have started this at Series Two and have not seen the first.

The scenery is beautiful, the stories and acting extremely natural -something it seems only the British can do. There is terrific development each week of the characters and the plots are very realistic. It is not hard to get drawn into the series with such a strong and talented cast. The story lines in Series 2 have all been well written and I look forward to each weekly episode. This series has strong bones and could continue for many more seasons.

Hoping for Series 3 - I will be watching along with many other Candians.


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