Wishing and Hoping

Wishing and Hoping

Director: Judith Dine

Year: 2003

Season: 2, Episode: 4

Episodes: 87

Plot: Mr. and Mrs. Barrie bring their young daughter Denise to the hospital for treatment for whooping cough. Her resultant death, because she was never vaccinated, causes panic as the Royal staff endeavour to immunise as many local children as possible. Mr. Rose operates on himself and Harper plans to cut costs by selling an ambulance whilst David has a weekend away with Staff Nurse Meryl Taylor.—don @ minifie-1
Original Title: Wishing and Hoping
Director: Judith Dine
Writer: Michael Russell
Producer: Ken Horn , David Nightingale , Keith Richardson
Type: episode
Year: 2003
Genres: Drama
Cast: Julian Ovenden , Michelle Hardwick , Zoie Kennedy , Andy Wear , Katy Clayton , Charlotte Radcliffe , Fiona Wass , Michael Begley , David Maybrick , Wendy Craig , Denis Lill , Michael Starke , Robert Daws , Linda Armstrong , Amy Robbins , Ian Carmichael , John Axon , Polly Maberly , Geoffrey Wilkinson , Honor Blackman
Runtimes: 48
Countries: United Kingdom
Languages: English
Color Info: Color
Original Air Date: 15 Jun 2003
Rating: 7.7
Votes: 19
Year: 2003
Akas: Wishing and Hoping (United Kingdom)
Synopsis: When a child is admitted to the Royal with whooping cough, the staff scramble to immunize schoolchildren. Middleditch (Ian Carmichael) tries to sneak an iron lung into the hospital. And NHS administrator Harper (John Axon) wants to get rid of an ambulance to save money by using taxis instead.
Cinematographer: Geoff Healey
Producer: Ken Horn , David Nightingale , Keith Richardson
Production Manager: Tony Edmondson
Art Direction: Jim Glen
Certificates: United States:TV-PG
Editor: Terry Warwick
Editorial Department: Mandy Miller
Sound Crew: Richard Lee , Gareth Hall , Helen Dickson , Alan Paling
Miscellaneous Crew: Paul Whitehead , Anna Kemp , Melanie Thornton , Leigh Lorriman
Costume Designer: Brian Castle
Make Up: Lynne Butterworth , Jo Gilyead
Assistant Director: Martin Curry , David MacDonald
Art Department: Judy Lysaght , David Flower , Bob Charlton , Paul Boyle , Clare Yates
Camera and Electrical Department: Michael Costelloe , Chris Heeley
Costume Department: Vicki Hales , Lucy Sampson
Production Design: Christopher Walker
Special Effects: Mike H.G. Bates , Mike Stringer
Script Department: Anita Christy , Jonathan Critchley , Karen Grimes
Location Management: Karen Milner , Alastair Don , James Muirhead
Seasons: Sue Jackson
Season: 2
Episode: 4
Number of Episodes: 87
Episode of: Wishing and Hoping
Special Effects Companies: Hybrid Enterprises