The Royal is, in the 1960s, the local hospital for the North Yorkshire town of Elsinby. Its administrator T.J. Middleditch is a benevolent figure whilst the elderly matron is firm but fair with her ...
Jill cuts short her maternity leave to return to the Royal because of staff shortages and Matron notices that Catherine is avoiding Adam. Out in Africa Jeff makes a promise to a dying woman to create...
The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very ... See full summary »
A 1950s set, British drama series about life in the fictional Lancashire village of Ormston. The main focus of the series was the two doctors, father and son, who run the cottage hospital under the new National Health Service.
About a veterinarian and his family who travel to South Africa from England to a game reserve. The trip was to initially release a wild animal back into the wild but then the vet falls in ... See full summary »
British Drama aired 2003-2011. Total of 86 Episodes A dedicated staff of doctors and nurses care for patients at the fictional St. Aidan's Royal Free Hospital in the seaside town of Elsinby in this spinoff of the popular British show "Heartbeat." Set in the 1960s, the series focuses on the medical issues faced by patients and the moral dilemmas those emergencies bring about. Written by
The building used for the setting of the hospital (externally) is actually a residential property on Scarborough's south cliff esplanade. It's split into flats and cottages. See more »
Although she is a nun, Sister Brigid clearly has plucked eyebrows and is often shown wearing lipstick, all highly unlikely for a woman who has taken the veil. See more »
Life is very short, and very fragile. It's easy to let it go by and suddenly find that all the things you meant to do just never got done. When you're young, you think you've got forever. But you're dead for a very long time. That's all.
Dr. Jill Weatherill:
Is that advice?
One of the privileges of old age is you can talk nonsense and get away with it. You'll know if it's advice, or just nonsense.
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