Darkly comic drama series about life on an NHS geriatric ward.
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Jo Brand ...
 Nurse Kim Wilde (14 episodes, 2009-2012)
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 Dr. Pippa Moore (14 episodes, 2009-2012)
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 Sister Den Flixter (14 episodes, 2009-2012)
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 Matron Hilary Loftus / ... (14 episodes, 2009-2012)
Joshua Mbaka ...
 Unnamed Part / ... (7 episodes, 2009-2012)
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Darkly comic drama series about life on an NHS geriatric ward.

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Based on Jo Brand's personal experience as a mental health nurse. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 22 September 2011 (2011) See more »

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A great bit of true to life comedy.
2 February 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Set on a geriactric ward in a NHS hospital..Getting On is one of the best comedies of 2010. Jo Brand is a funny woman and turns out to be a great comic character actor. She is so convincing as the as the ward's dogsbody, the portrayal is as true to life as you will get and without being reminded Jo Brand was a former psychiatric nurse..this part must be written on her experiences. Joanna Scanlan and Ricky Grover are great and Vikki Pepperdine just brilliant. This first series is possibly the best and funniest scripts I have seen for a while. I am writing this on just seeing the first three episodes on DVD. I have just ordered the second series and hope it is as good as the first.

What I have seen so far 'Getting on' is as good as 'The Office'..I hope it gets even better. The BBC seem to be putting on a lot of good stuff of late. This certainly has cheered me and a few others up these dark winter nights.


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