Casualty 1909 (2009– )
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Episode #1.5 

The receiving room doctors treat a woman who has obviously tried to terminate her pregnancy, very much an illegal act in 1909 England. Dr. Culpin is sympathetic despite the legalities of ... See full summary »

Director:

Mark Brozel

Writer:

Simon Block

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Cherie Lunghi ... Eva Luckes
Sarah Smart ... Ada Russell
Charity Wakefield ... Ethel Bennett
Paul Hilton Paul Hilton ... Henry Percy Dean
William Houston ... Millais Culpin
Nicholas Farrell ... Sydney Holland
David Troughton ... Hurry Fenwick
Anton Lesser ... Dr. Henry Head
Lydia Leonard ... Laura Goodley
Tom Hughes ... Dr. Harry Ingrams
Jo Hartley ... Anna Baker
Eleanor Bron ... Miss De Burgh
Eamon Geoghegan Eamon Geoghegan ... Hospital Steward
Imogen Bain Imogen Bain ... Mrs. Anderson
Caroline Harding Caroline Harding ... Edith Dean
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The receiving room doctors treat a woman who has obviously tried to terminate her pregnancy, very much an illegal act in 1909 England. Dr. Culpin is sympathetic despite the legalities of the situation and Sister Ada Russell takes an interest in the woman's well-being. Nurse Ethel Bennett rushes off to a Naval hospital where her brother is recovering from an appendicitis operation he underwent in South Africa. What she finds there is filth, malnourishment and a lack of modern facilities and medicines that is shocking given the sacrifice these men have made for their country. Matron Eva Luckes thinks she has a solution not only to the problem of the Naval hospital but for Nurse Laura Goodley who, as her assistant, feels she is no longer working in the profession she loves but is now essentially a clerk in the Matron's office. Dr. Head continues his experiment with interesting results. Dr. Dean's addiction to cocaine is well-known throughout the hospital and it is clear that it is ... Written by garykmcd

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Release Date:

12 July 2009 (UK) See more »

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Casualty 1900's Theme Song
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Written by Rohan Stevenson
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