London Hospital 2009 | TV Show Watchlist
Medical archives from the Royal London Hospital inspire this early 19th-century drama set in London's East End.
Premiered: April 3, 2009
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All the secrets burst open, as Matron Luckes clashes with Sister Russell and Dr Culpin clashes with Bennett. In the dead of night a sweatshop catches fire, bringing in scores of injured children, and the staff struggle to avert tragedy.
Dr Culpin is powerless to help when Ethel Bennett rushes to her dying brother in a naval hospital. Sister Russell breaks the strict rules of Matron Luckes when she sneaks out of the London to help a young mother.
The London admits a woman brought in wearing pauper's clothes yet with silk underwear underneath. Meanwhile, the brilliant pioneer Dr Henry Head commits to performing a dangerous experiment on himself.
The strain of being 'married to the hospital' takes its toll on Sister Ada Russell. On one of the London's Jewish wards, Nurse Goodley finds herself increasingly drawn to the charismatic radical Saul Landau - but Saul has a life-threatening illness.
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- Premiered: April 3, 2009
- Rating: TV-14
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- Premise: Medical archives from the Royal London Hospital inspire this early 19th-century drama set in London's East End. (more)