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Penny Cook…

Penny Cook is a graduate of NIDA. She is perhaps best known for her television work, particularly as Vicky the vet in A Country Practice and Elly Fielding in E Street.

Other television acting credits include The Restless Years, The Flying Doctors, GP, Young Lions, All Saints, Dance Academy, Neighbours and Rake.

Penny has been involved in nearly 40 stage productions including Hating Alison Ashley, The Heidi Chronicles, I Ought to Be in Pictures, Macbeth, Away, An Ideal Husband, Ladies in Lavender, Footloose, and Oklahoma.

She was a presenter on the travel show The Great Outdoors, guest host on Tonight Live with Steve Vizard in the 90s, and is now often found MC-ing conferences and charity events.

Penny is an originating and life member of Griffin Theatre Company, and has been an Australia Day Ambassador for over 20 years.

Penny is extremely proud to be Chair of Monkey Baa Theatre Company www.monkeybaa.com.au.

…as Nurse Unit Manager Carol Little

As Head Nurse of the hospital, Carol is like a drill sergeant, bellowing orders to her nurses, but always there to help when the going gets tough. She's hard to impress, but loyal to those she respects.