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Jemma Redgrave ...  Eleanor Bramwell / ... 27 episodes, 1995-1998
Ruth Sheen ...  Nurse Ethel Carr / ... 27 episodes, 1995-1998
David Calder ...  Robert Bramwell / ... 24 episodes, 1995-1997
Kevin McMonagle Kevin McMonagle ...  Joe Marsham / ... 24 episodes, 1995-1998
Keeley Gainey ...  Kate 23 episodes, 1995-1997
Ben Brazier ...  Sidney Bentley 12 episodes, 1996-1997
Cliff Parisi ...  Daniel Bentley 11 episodes, 1995-1996
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In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. Eleanor Bramwell works under Sir Herbert Hamilton's supervision. She isn't happy. After he stupidly loses a perfectly healthy young mother, Eleanor decides it is time to make her mark in medical history. Mocked by fellow medical students and questioned by her father, Doctor Robert Bramwell, Eleanor is soon given a renovated building - by donation of the kind Lady Cora Peters - and begins her own infirmary - The Thrift. But with all odds against her, will she survive? Will she make her dream come true? Will her colleagues trust her? Written by <andrew_robertson@bigfoot.com>

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an amazing series
10 January 2000 | by evsoSee all my reviews

I have followed "Bramwell" since I started watching the mini-series on PBS's "Masterpiece Theatre" a few years ago. The depiction of a female doctor in Victorian England is very entertaining and groundbreaking. I strongly recommend it to anyone interested in period drama or the history of medical practice.


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