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Casualty 1909

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Matron Eva Luckes returns in the powerful series from the London hospital, dramatised from original records.

Revolution grips the East End as an explosion brings fears of a bomb, and Ethel Bennett and Dr Millais Culpin struggle to control the angry victims. When detectives arrive, Matron Luckes and Chairman Sydney Holland fear the hospital is in danger of becoming an extension of Scotland Yard.

Meanwhile, Sister Ada Russell battles with irascible star surgeon Mr Henry Dean, whose addiction to cocaine is an open secret. And ambitious young Dr Ingrams faces catastrophe in the operating theatre. Show less

Contributors

Matron Eva Luckes:
Cherie Lunghi
Ada Russell:
Sarah Smart
Dr Millais Culpin:
William Houston
Sydney Holland:
Nicholas Farrell
Hurry Fenwick:
David Troughton
Ethel Bennett:
Charity Wakefield
Henry Dean:
Paul Hilton
Dr Harry Ingrams:
Tom Hughes
Producer:
Bryn Higgins
Director:
Bryn Higgins
Nurse Granger:
Dorothy Atkinson
Deborah Lynch:
Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Nellie Bowers:
Tessa Parr
Frederick Smith:
Kenneth Colley
Mrs Anderson:
Imogen Bain
DSI Hatton:
Tim Woodward
Bomb Victim:
Simon Harvey
Bomb Victim:
Meryl Hampton
Mrs Perkins:
Louise Perez
Stepanovs:
Jon Lolis
Mr Hubnar:
Ian Conningham

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