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The Royal 

Set in the 1960s, this British medical drama follows the staff and patients of St Aidan's Royal Free Hospital.
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8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
2011   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   … See all »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Robert Daws ...  Dr. Gordon Ormerod 87 episodes, 2003-2011
Linda Armstrong ...  Sister Brigid 87 episodes, 2003-2011
Amy Robbins Amy Robbins ...  Dr. Jill Weatherill 87 episodes, 2003-2011
Denis Lill ...  Mr. Rose 87 episodes, 2003-2011
Wendy Craig ...  Matron 87 episodes, 2003-2011
Michelle Hardwick ...  Lizzie Hopkirk / ... 87 episodes, 2003-2011
Andy Wear Andy Wear ...  Alun Morris 87 episodes, 2003-2011
Michael Starke Michael Starke ...  Ken Hopkirk 63 episodes, 2003-2008
Paul Fox ...  Dr. Jeffrey 'Jeff' Goodwin / ... 43 episodes, 2003-2007
Zoie Kennedy Zoie Kennedy ...  Staff Nurse Meryl Taylor 40 episodes, 2003-2006
Scott Taylor Scott Taylor ...  Frankie Robinson / ... 38 episodes, 2004-2008
Natalie Anderson ...  Nurse Stella Davenport 36 episodes, 2005-2008
John Axon John Axon ...  Mr. Nigel Harper / ... 35 episodes, 2003-2005
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Storyline

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 goffpartners

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Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Trivia

Scott Taylor who plays ambulance driver Frankie Robinson is in fact an ambulance driver in real life. See more »

Goofs

Series 3 Episode 5 "Poison" Dr Ormerod says goodnight to Sister Brigid, then walks out of the door from Casualty to the Ambulance Bay. As he approaches the door, his coat is unbuttoned, but when he reaches the other side of the door it is completely done up. See more »

Quotes

Len Tebbit: [To Sister Brigid] Thank You Nurse, Err Nun, Err Nursey Nun, whatever you are.
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Connections

Referenced in Drama Trails: 'Bad Girls' to 'Cold Blood' (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Somebody Help Me
(Theme song)
Performed by Michael Starke
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The cliffhanger before shelving!
17 May 2020 | by ruthiespanglerSee all my reviews

Very disappointed why do this??? loved every episode of The Roral! I finally caught up on Britbox, living in Virginia... Why on earth did ITV shelve at such a truly critical point? What in the actual heck???


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Royal See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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