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Luis Bayonas Luis Bayonas i(A143181 works by) (a.k.a. Jose Luis Bayonas)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Script-writer and occasional director/producer.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon G. P. ( dir. Peter Andrikidis et. al. )agent 1989 Australia : ABC Television Roadshow Coote and Carroll , 1989-1996 7819205 1989 series - publisher film/TV

G.P. is an Australian television series that ran for eight seasons. Set in and around a fictional general medical practice in an inner-city suburb, the storylines explore the professional and personal lives of the doctors and staff who worked there.

1992 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
form y separately published work icon A Country Practice ( dir. Igor Auzins et. al. )agent Sydney Australia : JNP Films Seven Network , 1981-1993 Z1699739 1981-1994 series - publisher film/TV

Set in a small, fictional, New South Wales country town called Wandin Valley, A Country Practice focused on the staffs of the town's medical practice and local hospital and on the families of the doctors, nurses, and patients. Many of the episodes also featured guest characters (frequently patients served by the practice) through whom various social and medical problems were explored. Although often considered a soap opera, the series was not built around an open-ended narrative; instead, the two one-hour episodes screened per week formed a self-contained narrative block, though many of the storylines were developed as sub-plots for several episodes before becoming the focus of a particular week's storyline. While the focus was on topical issues such as youth unemployment, suicide, drug addiction, HIV/AIDS, and terminal illness, the program did sometimes explore culturally sensitive issues, including, for example, the Aboriginal community and their place in modern Australian society.

Among the show's principal characters were Dr Terence Elliott, local policeman Sergeant Frank Gilroy, Esme Watson, Shirley Dean Gilroy, Bob Hatfield, Vernon 'Cookie' Locke, and Matron Margaret 'Maggie' Sloan. In addition to its regularly rotating cast of characters, A Country Practice also had a cast of semi-regulars who would make appearances as the storylines permitted. Interestingly, while the series initially targeted the adult and older youth demographic, it became increasingly popular with children over the years.

nominated Most Popular Series
won Most Popular Australian Drama
won Most Popular Drama Program
winner
won New South Wales: Most Popular Show
won Most Popular Drama Series
1984 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Program
1985 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Program
1986 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Program
1992 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Program
form y separately published work icon Fizz ( dir. Pino Amenta ) Sydney : Reg Grundy Enterprises , 1981 6040692 1981 single work film/TV crime
1982 won AWGIE Awards TV Series
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