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Top comedy writers Ray Galton (Hancock, Steptoe & Son) and John Antrobus (Spike Milligan) prescribe a healthy dose of fresh air and farce in this comedy set in a tuberculosis sanatorium in 1947. And such is their reputation, they have attracted some of Britain’s most popular actors to star in it: Anita Dobson (EastEnders), Samantha Beckinsale (London’s Burning), Matthew Cottle (Game On, A Perfect State) and Eddie Marsan (Game On) . At Edgehill Sanatorium, TB cuts across social barriers and brings together men and women from all walks of life. Friendships develop, visitors come and go, romance blossoms and animosities spring up overnight. The War may have ended, but Roy Osbourne’s troubles have only just begun. With no cure on the horizon, he’s is in for a long stay. His roommate Brian, an Edgehill veteran, is a cynical cockney whose illness has not affected his appetite for women or food. Other patients include the eccentric Squadron Leader Fielding; know-it-all Norman Tucker and the pious Reverend Padre – no wonder Roy is so gloomy. The arrival of a glamorous widow is just what the doctor ordered! With her exclusive Fortnum and Mason food packages and promise of romance, life is looking up – until Roy’s mother Ivy starts interfering. Sharp scripts, unforgettable characters and black humour make the medicine go down very well indeed!

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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play  The comic everyday lives of a group of patients doctors nurses and ancillary staff at a National Health Service hospital during the post-war period One day in 1947 Roy Osborne (Matthew Cottle) is admitted to a TB sanatorium He thinks he&39;ll only be there for a few weeks then finds that it could be several years before he can leave Sitcom set in a 1947 tuberculosis sanatorium based on the meeting of comedy-writing powerhouse team Ray Galton and Alan Simpson It&39;s 1947 and Roy Osborne is admitted to a tuberculosis sanatorium Expecting a stay of a few weeks (out by Easter!) he&39;s shocked at the realisation that he could be resident for more than a year Finding himself sharing a room with Brian Clapton the two soon become firm friends

All six episodes of the 1997 British television comedy series starring Matthew Cottle and Eddie Marsan. Set in the aftermath of World War II, the series follows the lives of a group of doctors, nurses and patients at a tuberculosis sanatorium. The episodes are: 'The New Arrival', 'Snowbound', 'Tucker's Gambit', 'Sons, Mothers, Lovers and Others', 'The Whist Drive' and 'Poison Ivy'.

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