Shortland Street

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Original run: 25 May 1992 – …

Country of origin: New Zealand

Genre: Drama, Medical

Network: 2 NZ

Watched by: 35 of 704 051 0%

Total running time: 3 months 6 days 21 hour 20 minutes

Episode duration: 22 minutes

IMDB rating: 4.8 of 10 850

MyShows rating: 2.25 of 5 12


Shortland Street is a serial medical drama centred around the lives and loves of the staff and patients of Shortland Street Hospital; an engaging and entertaining mix of medical crisis, human drama, romance and suspense. Set in the high-pressure environment of an inner city district hospital, Shortland Street follows the day to day romances and professional dilemmas of a team of caring professionals, committed to their patients, and to each other. The series has drawn acclaim for its handling of issues such as safe sex, AIDS, child abuse, alcoholism, cot death and suicide. Shortland Street is New Zealand's longest running drama series.

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