Richard Fleeshman stars as fresh-faced Dr Andrew Manson in the second series set in south Wales in the 1920s.
By A J Cronin. Dramatised by Christopher Reason
Andrew Manson, a newly trained doctor is established now in Drineffy, a South Wales mining town and has taken on all of his elderly and ailing employer's patients. When he assists personally in helping the sick Dr, Page, it causes jealousy and friction with Dr. Page's sister. Though Manson has fallen in love and feels like he can take on the world, much to the irritation of his friend and narrator, Dr. Denny.
Set in the mid 1920s and based on A J Cronin's ground breaking novel, which is said to have partly inspired the creation of the NHS.
Produced by Pauline Harris and Gary Brown
Directed by Gary Brown.