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Sophia Jex-Blake MD

Sophia Jex-Blake finally has her medical degree and sets up her own practice in Edinburgh. But there are challenges ahead. Stars Julia Watson.

By 1876, Sophia finally has a medical degree and sets up her own practice, but the challenges ahead lead her to question her very calling...

Sophia Jex-Blake's campaign to become a doctor continues in this true story of a late 19th century pioneer in Maggie Allen's ten-part dramatisation.

Julia Watson stars as Sophia Jex-Blake; Tina Gray as Mrs Jex-Blake; Joanna Monro as Ursula Du Pre; Sara Coward as Isabel Thorne; and Christopher Scott as Mr Norton.
Director: Sue Wilson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.

15 minutes