Part 1 History of the founding of the hospital in the early 1900s. Part 2 Series of interviews with past patients and staff from the 1950s. Part 3 Archive footage about the closure of the hospital. Part 4 Life in Didworthy after hospital closure. Written by
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In explaining the early days of the Sanatorium, a scene from a meeting of the Okehampton Board of Guardians is accurately re-created from newspaper archives and the actual minutes of the meeting, which are now held in the Exeter Records Office. The meeting was originally held in the Okehampton workhouse, which was demolished in 2008 The scene for the film was shot in the Guildhall, Totnes, Devon, UK. See more