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The Bishop's Appendix

Episode 5 of 6

Comedy. John falls in love with Nicola Bell from the apothecary, but she is promised to another man. Can John see off his rival?

For the first time since losing his wife, John falls in love - with Nicola Bell from the apothecary. But their whirlwind romance is
thrown into jeopardy when Nicola reveals she is promised to another man, the wealthy Lord Thornycroft. Can John see off his rival?

Robert has a seemingly unsolvable case - the Bishop of Lambeth needs his appendix removed or he will die. But he won't agree to pain relief or surgery. Meanwhile, William is put under pressure to prove that his methods can cure madness, so he ropes in the pub landlord to play mad and fake some results.

30 minutes



Role Contributor
Mrs Roberts Rebecca Gethings
John Tom Basden
Caroline Lydia Leonard
William Mathew Baynton
Mina Lisa Jackson
Robert Rory Kinnear
Matron Selina Griffiths
Bishop Of Lambeth Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Dr Wyatt David Bamber
Landlord Geoff McGivern
Fitz The Guard Andy Linden
Nicola Bell Miranda Hennessy
Mrs Agar Marcia Warren
Mr Agar James Laurenson
Working Girl 1 Sarah Hoare
Working Girl 2 Bunmi Mojekwu
Director Andy De Emmony
Producer Imogen Cooper
Executive Producer James Wood
Editor Robin Peters
Composer Ian Arber
Writer James Wood
Executive Producer Justin Davies
Production Company Lucky Giant
Stunts Lee Charles
Stunts William Mackay
Stunts Anthony Skrimshire
Stunts Mark Strange
Stunt coordinator Gary Arthurs


  • Tue 12 Sep 2017 22:00
  • Thu 16 Aug 2018 22:00
  • Thu 16 Aug 2018 23:45
  • Thu 23 Aug 2018 22:00

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