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Richard Fleeshman stars as fresh-faced Dr Andrew Manson in this long-running series set in the 1920s.

By A J Cronin. Dramatised by Christopher Reason
Episode 1
Andrew Manson, a newly trained doctor arrives in Drineffy, a South Wales mining town. He is to be an assistant to the elderly Dr Page. Manson
is idealistic and full of enthusiasm but this is soon tempered by reality when he meets the cynical Dr Denny another doctor in the town.
Set in the mid 1920s and based on A J Cronin's ground breaking novel, which partly inspired Nye Bevan to create the NHS.

Director - Gary Brown
Producers Gary Brown and Pauline Harris.

15 minutes

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Mon 11 Dec 2017 19:45

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Role Contributor
Manson Richard Fleeshman
Denny Julian Lewis Jones
Blodwyn Page Sue Jenkins
Dr Page Seamus O'Neill
Dr Griffiths Seamus O'Neill
Jenkins Simon Ludders
Mr Williams Simon Ludders
Mrs Williams Kath Weare
Woman Kath Weare
Old Thomas Simeon Truby
Director Gary Brown
Producer Gary Brown
Producer Pauline Harris
Writer Christopher Reason


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