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Year: 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Episode #1.1

22 May 1995
Eleanor Bramwell is determined to be a doctor, in spite of the unfriendly attitudes of universally male doctors. When visiting friend Victoria insists Eleanor examine her, she diagnoses syphilis and tells Victoria, infuriating her husband Lord Edward. Sir Herbert diagnoses hysteria and plans an ovariectomy, an operation with a horrifying mortality rate.

Season 1, Episode 2: Episode #1.2

29 May 1995
Eleanor and Nurse Carr set up the infirmary funded by Lady Peters. Eleanor operates for a strangulated hernia on a man who threatened her. Dr. Bramwell's lady friend Peggy Heart collapses on stage.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell

Cliff Parisi ... Daniel Bentley

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Tony Haygarth ... Frank Harrison
Andy Linden ... Paul

Shirley Anne Field ... Peggy Heart

Keeley Gainey ... Kate

Michele Dotrice ... Lady Cora Peters
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham

David Shelley ... Caslow
Sally-Ann Curran ... Nursing Mother (as Sally Ann Curran)

Patrick Godfrey ... Bishop of Stepney
Jane Wood ... Polly Harrison
Ian Liston ... M.C.

Season 1, Episode 3: Episode #1.3

5 June 1995
Eleanor, her father, and the clinic staff try to save a woman in labor but are astonished when they discover her husband is black. Dr. Bramwell chews out Eleanor for the poor equipment and then gives her some of his own scalpels. Eleanor faces the dilemma of what to do with the motherless black baby.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Michele Dotrice ... Lady Cora Peters
Karen Frawley ... Claire Carter

Cliff Parisi ... Daniel Bentley

Idris Elba ... Charlie Carter

Keeley Gainey ... Kate
Catherine Clarke ... Night Nurse
Phil Atkinson ... Constable
Nora Connolly ... Martha
Mick Barnfather ... Sergeant

Season 1, Episode 4: Episode #1.4

12 June 1995
Neurologist Dr. Hunter volunteers to help at the Thrift and actually shows up. He seems taken with Eleanor and she enjoys his company, but his ulterior motives threaten Eleanor's peace of mind. Nurse Carr is smitten with an 8-year-old thief.

Jemma Redgrave ... Dr. Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Dr. Robert Bramwell

Cliff Parisi ... Daniel Bentley
David Finch ... Workman

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr
Luke Strain ... Tom
Frankie Jordan ... Mary Warner

James Larkin ... Dr. Frederick Hunter

Michele Dotrice ... Lady Cora Peters
Kevin McMonagle ... Dr. Joseph Marsham
Ian Lindsay ... Reginald Bird

Keeley Gainey ... Kate
George Malpas ... Harry
Gooey Law ... Gravedigger

Jake Wood ... Policeman

Season 1, Episode 5: Episode #1.5

19 June 1995
Oswald Grimes forces Dr. Bramwell to treat him with electricity. Eleanor takes a tubercular patient to his family's posh home, although he claims his legal wife is in love with his brother. The family commits him to a brutal asylum.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr
Wendy Nottingham ... Annie
Duncan Bell ... Bertie Armstrong
Richard Simpson ... George

Ian Carmichael ... Oswald Grimes

Keeley Gainey ... Kate

Cliff Parisi ... Daniel Bentley
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham

Anthony Calf ... Andrew Armstrong
Leo Dolan ... Clulow
Abigail McKern ... Sylvia Armstrong
Iain Mitchell ... Mr. Benn

Kenneth W Caravan ... In Patient Reading Book (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: Episode #1.6

26 June 1995
Marsham thinks injured Wilf has a broken neck and Lady Peters arranges for Sir Herbert to Xray him. Sir Herbert embarrasses Eleanor and uses Wilf to teach his students, resulting in serious Xray burns. Lady Peters tries to have the Thrift work with Sir Herbert's East London Hospital, but Eleanor realizes Sir Herbert wants to take it over. Lady Peters collapses with what Sir Herbert diagnoses as spastic colon but Eleanor and Dr. Bramwell are convinced she has appendicitis.

Season 1, Episode 7: Episode #1.7

3 July 1995
Dr. Bramwell considers Major Hyde an ideal suitor for Eleanor, and is delighted when he proposes. Bentley becomes interested in Kate. The doctors don't know whether Stebbings' unpleasant behavior is normal or signifies brain damage. Stebbings attacks Eleanor, and Dr. Bramwell and Major Hyde want to wean Eleanor away from the Thrift.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Episode #2.1

15 April 1996
Eleanor and her father are involved in a subway accident, and Eleanor must amputate Peter Mills' crushed leg in order to save his life. Caring for him afterward in the infirmary, he seems to be falling for her while his brothers interfere with ill people coming for medical care. But when the thugs openly take over the Thrift, neither Bramwell can stand up to them.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell
Tom Georgeson ... Peter Mills
Charles Dale ... Duncan
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Billie North ... Violet Kelly
Sarah London ... Mrs. Kelly
Stephen Tate ... Harry
Sidney Mitchell ... Paperboy
Christopher Leaver ... Station Master
Chris Barnes ... Train Guard
Stanley Kowalski ... Navvy

Cliff Parisi ... Daniel Bentley
Andrew Dunford ... Mr. Kelly
Graham Kent ... Mick Mills

David Westhead ... Paul Mills

Keeley Gainey ... Kate
Howard Goorney ... Sava Mordoch
Louis Costa ... Boy (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 2: Episode #2.2

22 April 1996
Urged by her father, Eleanor applies for a clinical assistant position at St. Jude's Hospital. Dr. O'Neill opposes her hiring until she demonstrates her knowledge and willingness to learn. Eleanor cares for Lucy, a 12-year-old pregnant prostitute who wants an abortion. Dr. O'Neill offers Eleanor a job as his registrar. But when Dr. O'Neill sends away an injured and bleeding Lucy, Eleanor is torn between the desire to work with a dedicated scientist and her need to care for the poor.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell
Tilly Brooke ... Lucy (as Matilda Brooke)
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham
Peter Jonfield ... Monty

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Cliff Parisi ... Daniel Bentley
Sarah Whitlock ... Mrs. Wilson

Keeley Gainey ... Kate
Richard Kane ... Dr. Arthur James

Andrew Connolly ... Dr. Finn O'Neill
Daniel Strauss ... Dr. Cedric Rolls (as Dan Strauss)
Philomena Matheson ... St. Jude's Nurse

Dennis Banks ... St. Jude's Porter

Season 2, Episode 3: Episode #2.3

29 April 1996
Sir William proposes his friend Robert for membership in the Royal College of Physicians. Robert's sister Emily reappears after running off with a married man 20 years earlier and stealing their mother's jewels and money. Mr. Marsham's little girl Molly is treated at the Thrift for a broken leg and then develops diphtheria.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell
Richard Pasco ... Sir William Fredericks

Andrew Lincoln ... Martin Fredericks

Keeley Gainey ... Kate

Cheryl Campbell ... Emily Coxon
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham

Cliff Parisi ... Daniel Bentley

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr
Kate Morgan ... Sylvia Marsham

Zizi Strallen ... Molly Marsham (as Zizi Vaigncourt-Strallen)
Charles Simon ... Mr. Porteous
Ian Brimble ... Wiltshire Man
Luke Kidd ... Dead Child

Season 2, Episode 4: Episode #2.4

6 May 1996
Eleanor and Robert treat several cases of cholera in the Thrift, and Eleanor has to report them to Robert's old adversary (and current Medical Officer) Finn O'Neill. O'Neill treats the patients with a new formula of his own, which may be lifesaving - or deadly.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Cliff Parisi ... Daniel Bentley
Vincent Wong ... Mr. Tielyn
Lee Nichols ... Harry
Robert Lang ... Lord Palfrey
Brenda Dowsett ... Lady Palfrey
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham

Andrew Connolly ... Dr. Finn O'Neill
Geoffrey Beevers ... Dr. Ernest Chivers
Peter Theedom ... Robson
Jacek Jezierzanski ... Polish Immigrant
Barbara Rogacka ... Polish Woman (as Barbara Rogacka-Dunaj)
Toby Salaman ... Finch

Keeley Gainey ... Kate
Reginald Stewart ... Baxter (as Reg Stewart)

Season 2, Episode 5: Episode #2.5

13 May 1996
Eleanor offers to help visiting lecturer Guy le Saux find orphaned children to start new lines in Canada. His wife Kathleen suffers from unexplained bruises, but insists Guy is a genius.

Season 2, Episode 6: Episode #2.6

20 May 1996
Eleanor's old nanny comes to visit. Eleanor and Joe rescue a carnival attraction, a young girl with "the world's largest brain" - an enormous cyst deforming her head. Eleanor and Joe disagree about whether to remove the cyst, a cosmetic procedure. When Eleanor talks Robert into operating, they find something unexpected. Meanwhile, Nanny is irritating Kate and Nurse Carr.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham

Ron Cook ... Percy Banks
John Bardon ... Middle Aged Man
Christine Ellerbeck ... Mrs. Banks

Ross McCall ... Man in Cap

Keeley Gainey ... Kate
Eve Pearce ... Nanny Pat

Sarah-Jane Potts ... Rose Tully (as Sarah Jane Potts)
Susan Field ... Elderly Lady

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Ben Brazier ... Sidney Bentley
John Cater ... Dr. Cuthbert Woolfendon
Margaret Jackman ... Patient

Season 2, Episode 7: Episode #2.7

27 May 1996
A friend of Marsham's brings an injured woman to the Thrift, but Eleanor is surprised to discover the patient is really a man, and Marsham is convinced he is a male prostitute, and a fellow patient attacks him. Meanwhile, Robert's friend Mrs. Quayle is enamored of evangelist Sullivan and is convinced Robert needs saving.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell

Ben Brazier ... Sidney Bentley

Robert Glenister ... Charles Sheldon

Hans Matheson ... Frederick Hackett

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr
Mark Lambert ... Jack Beamish
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham

Keeley Gainey ... Kate

Joanna David ... Mrs. Elizabeth Quail

Robert Pugh ... Mr. Sullivan

Season 2, Episode 8: Episode #2.8

3 June 1996
Eleanor meets Finn O'Neil at a seaside resort, but Robert hears of Eleanor's "cousin" Finn. Bitterly disappointed, Robert tells Eleanor there is nothing of her mother left in her, and Eleanor moves out. Sidney insults Nurse Carr and Eleanor fires him. Finn proposes to Eleanor, but confesses he is being named as co-respondent in a divorce trial and he plans to take a position in Chicago until the trial is over. Robert invites Eleanor to move back so she can be married from her own home.

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Episode #3.1

21 April 1997
A brewery worker brings a 15-year-old co-worker in, both scalded. Finn shows up to spend only one night in London before a trip to France, and Robert explains to Eleanor why he can't stay at their house.

Season 3, Episode 2: Episode #3.2

28 April 1997
Robert enjoys a weekend of shooting at Mrs. Costigan's country estate, although he recognizes another guest, noted physician Aubrey Savier, as an entrenched rival for Mrs. Costigan's affections. Joe Marsham considers a new position. Mrs. Costigan's infant nephew becomes ill, and she refuses Robert's recommendation of surgery. Instead, she insists on calling in Dr. Savier, who says inflation will be adequate, which Robert considers too dangerous.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell
Harry Saks ... Andrew the Footman (as Harold Saks)
Maureen Beattie ... Alice Costigan

Tim Woodward ... Aubrey Savier
Frankie Cosgrave ... Nancy (as Frankie Cosgrove)
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham
Robert Smith Jones ... William (as Robert Jones)
Sheila Burrell ... Mrs. Lomax

Andrew Connolly ... Dr. Finn O'Neill

Keeley Gainey ... Kate

Ben Brazier ... Sidney Bentley

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Season 3, Episode 3: Episode #3.3

12 May 1997
Eleanor tries desperately to replace Mr. Marsham. Kate shows her new boyfriend the Bramwells' house. Mrs. Marsham is diagnosed with advanced breast cancer.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham
Kate Morgan ... Sylvia Marsham

Keeley Gainey ... Kate

Danny Dyer ... Danny

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Ben Brazier ... Sidney Bentley
Christopher Ettridge ... Mr. Fairfax
Katie Donnison ... Vicky Marsham
Harriet Norcott ... Florence Marsham
Joanna Songi ... Molly Marsham

Richard McCabe ... Osborne

Season 3, Episode 4: Episode #3.4

19 May 1997
An abusive husband sends his wife to the Thrift yet again. Finn returns with news that breaks Eleanor's heart. The Thrift hosts a Jubilee party. When the beaten wife takes action to protect herself, she must run away to prevent her arrest. Eleanor confronts Emmaline O'Neill at the Jubilee Ball.

Season 3, Episode 5: Episode #3.5

2 June 1997
During Eleanor's absence the Thrift staff is overworked. At the suggestion of Mrs. Costigan Robert takes on a young woman who hopes to be a medical student, thinking she could help out. Dr. Marsham is not impressed. Nurse Carr is finding it more and more difficult to take care of her demented old mother.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell (credit only)

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Ben Brazier ... Sidney Bentley
Patsy Byrne ... Mrs. Mills
Maureen Beattie ... Alice Costigan
Gwenllian Davies ... Tilly Carr

Berwick Kaler ... Stanley Collard
Alexandra Lilley ... Charlotte Adler
Keith Clifford ... Mad Mo

Martin Herdman ... Policeman

Season 3, Episode 6: Episode #3.6

9 June 1997
Eleanor continues her slow recovery at the home of her best friend Isobel and her husband. While visiting the poor village school, Eleanor discovers an outbreak of measles. One of those stricken is the teacher's assistant and Kilshaws' under-nanny, 15-year-old Sarah, who is expecting and refuses to name the father.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

Jonathan Bailey ... William Kilshaw

Julian Wadham ... Charles Kilshaw
Brian Hickey ... Mr. Jameson
Joanna Roth ... Isobel Kilshaw
Amanda Bairstow ... Jane

Andrew Connolly ... Dr. Finn O'Neill
Laura Crossley ... Sarah Mole

Ken Bones ... Mr. Herne
Sonia Ritter ... Mrs. Loach
Benjamin Ponting ... Sam Loach
Lynn Whitehead ... Mrs. Jenkins

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Season 3, Episode 7: Episode #3.7

16 June 1997
The elder Dr. Bramwell plans to open a practice on Harley Street. He then proposes marriage to Mrs. Costigan. His banker's wife, a demanding patient, reveals more than her hypochondria to Robert.

Season 3, Episode 8: Episode #3.8

23 June 1997
A faith healer divides the Thrift into believers and non-believers. Dr Marsham is particularly upset by his interference. Still grieving, he sends his daughters away to stay with their aunt.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell
Sebastian Abineri ... George Rawlings
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Ben Brazier ... Sidney Bentley
Katie Donnison ... Vicki Marsham
Siobhan Hayes ... Daisy Jenner
Diane Adderley ... Aunt Gwen
Joanna Songi ... Molly Marsham
Harriet Norcott ... Florence Marsham

David Bradley ... Charles Matthews

Keeley Gainey ... Kate

Ruth Posner ... Polish Ginny

Season 3, Episode 9: Episode #3.9

30 June 1997
Robert serves on the Re-Vaccination Committee. When Emmaline comes to the Bramwells' house for help, they suspect she may have a reaction to Finn's vaccination experiments. Finn gives Eleanor another reason to be done with him.

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell

David Calder ... Robert Bramwell
Maureen Beattie ... Alice Costigan

Patrick Godfrey ... Bishop of Stepney
Edward Jewesbury ... Mr. Porlock

Andrew Connolly ... Dr. Finn O'Neill
Colin Higgins ... Angry Clergyman

Paloma Baeza ... Emmaline O'Neill
Marilyn Finlay ... BMA Lady

Keeley Gainey ... Kate

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

George Russo ... Lab Assistant

Season 3, Episode 10: Episode #3.10

7 July 1997


Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: Our Brave Boys

15 June 1998
Eleanor Bramwell is adjusting to life on her own after her father's wedding. She is engaged to Dr. Marsham, but still unsure whether this is the right thing to do. She meets Major Quarrie when she is asked to examine new army recruits enlisting to fight the Boer war in Africa. After a fight with Joe Marsham she seduces the Major....

Jemma Redgrave ... Eleanor Bramwell
Kevin McMonagle ... Joe Marsham

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Jenny Agutter ... Mrs. Bruce
David Bark-Jones ... Major Guy Quarrie

Timothy West ... Colonel Kindersley
Iain Robertson ... Tom Watkins
Peter Russell ... Jake - Begging Veteran
David Hatton ... Crowd Ranter
Eamon Boland ... Sergeant Nelson Reid
Lee Nettleingham ... Matkin's Cronies

Clive Brunt ... Matkin's Cronies

Neil Maskell ... Manky Matkin
Joerg Stadler ... Jan
Susan Field ... Jan's Landlady
Michael Webber ... Waterman
Kit Jackson ... Music Hall Narrator

Cheryl Hall ... Vonnie

Season 4, Episode 2: Loose Women

18 June 1998
A brothel fire causes dark secrets to be revealed and the relationships between Eleanor, Joe and Major Quarrie to be finally resolved.

Jemma Redgrave ... Dr. Eleanor Bramwell
Kevin McMonagle ... Dr. Joe Marsham

Ruth Sheen ... Nurse Ethel Carr

Jenny Agutter ... Mrs. Bruce
David Bark-Jones ... Major Guy Quarrie

Colin Welland ... Mr. Barclay
Thelma Whiteley ... Nun
Eamon Boland ... Sergeant Nelson Reid
Hal Cruttenden ... Tubbs
Penny Morrell ... Mrs. Landers
Ellie Kirk ... Dora (as Eleanor Kirk)
Louise Germaine ... Rose
Sadie Shimmin ... Nurse Smythe
Genevieve Walsh ... Milly
Annie Cowan ... Polly

Tim Potter ... Crispin

Annie Cooper ... Jane
Abigail Hayes ... Daisy
Victoria Willing ... Prostitute

Cheryl Hall ... Vonnie
Andy Linden ... Albert
Jane Staiano ... Skater (uncredited)

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