Broadcast between 1962 and 1971, Dr Finlay became a global sensation and a national institution, attracting 12 million devoted viewers in the UK alone. These surviving ten episodes are all that remain of the original second series, the rest were lost from the BBC archives. Set between the wars Series 2 sees the return of Bill Simpson as the forward thinking Dr Finlay now firmly established in the community, working alongside the orthodox Dr Cameron (Finlay s senior partner in their practice), played by Andrew Cruickshank. Janet, their unflappable housekeeper, played by Barbara Mullen. is courted by the irascible Dr Snoddie, played by Eric Woodburn, who disparages Finlay s modern methods at every opportunity he gets. The famous theme tune was Trevor Duncan s march from A Little Suite, which Time Out Magazine has cited as one of the best TV theme tunes ever !