The queen mother plans to visit Britannia Hospital, but administrator Vincent Potter has problems to solve first. Outside, there's a union boss who won't let in any food trucks, and also a protest against private patients. Inside, the kitchen staff has joined the protest, and resident loony Professor Millar is prepping a medical demonstration that's sure to shock the queen mum. Meanwhile, reporter Mick Travis is secretly documenting it all.
Leonard Rossiter, Graham Crowden, Malcolm McDowell, Joan Plowright, Jill Bennett, Marsha Hunt, Frank Grimes, Brian Pettifer, John Moffat, Fulton Mackay, Vivian Pickles, Barbara Hicks, Peter Jeffrey, Catherine Willmer, Mary Macleod, Robin Askwith, Dave Atkins, Mark Hamill, Peter Machin, Marcus Powell, John Bett, Gladys Cosbie, Rufus Collins, Ram John Holder, Jim Findlay, Pauline Melville, Kevin Lloyd, Robert Pugh, Robbie Coltrane, Dandy Nichols, Tony Haygarth, Jagdish Kumar, Richard Griffiths, Charmian May, Valentine Dyall, Roland Culver, Betty Marsden, Ted Burnett, Gabrielle Lloyd, Barbara Flynn, Errol Shaker, Liz Smith, Robin Davies, Paul Kember, Rosemary Martin, Ellis Dale, Maggie Ollerenshaw, Patsy Byrne, David Daker, Edward Peel, Alan Bates, Arthur Lowe, Salmaan Peer, Janette Foggo, Cora Kinnaird, Burt Caesar, Paul Cooper, Di Langford, James Stephens, Major Wiley, T.P. McKenna, John Gordon Sinclair, Elizabeth Bennett