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Slowly but surely, the young doctor abandons his dreams. His ambition to make medical discoveries is thwarted as his effort to fight a syphilis epidemic falters in the face of uneducated, ... See full summary »

Director:

Alex Hardcastle

Writers:

Mikhail A. Bulgakov (based on the short stories by) (as Mikhail Bulgakov), Mark Chappell | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Jon Hamm ... Older Doctor
Daniel Radcliffe ... Young Doctor
Rosie Cavaliero ... Pelageya
Adam Godley ... The Feldsher
Vicki Pepperdine Vicki Pepperdine ... Anna
Shaun Pye ... Yegorych
Tim Steed ... NKVD Agent Kirill
Janine Duvitski ... Belladonna Zbinka
Rebecca Gethings ... Margarita (Mother)
Colin Hoult Colin Hoult ... Aleksandr (Father)
Amara Mountford Amara Mountford ... Little Natasha
Steve Speirs ... Syphilitic Mikhail

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Slowly but surely, the young doctor abandons his dreams. His ambition to make medical discoveries is thwarted as his effort to fight a syphilis epidemic falters in the face of uneducated, hostile peasants. His spirit and sense of purpose remains unbroken, though, until he discovers how brutal day-to-day surgery can be when confronted with a gruesome and barbaric operation. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Quotes

Margarita: But he's a child! You can't just cut bits off!
Young Doctor: I'm not going to cut anything off. I'm going to gouge!
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Release Date:

13 December 2012 (UK) See more »

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Big Talk Productions See more »
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