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United Kingdom released, PAL-Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Box Set, Interactive Menu, Multi-DVD Set, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: This lavish period drama tells the story of Eleanor Bramwell (Jemma Redgrave), a pioneering female doctor in the late nineteenth century, and the struggles she has with her friends, her colleagues and society. Determined to take the medical profession out of the dark ages, her strongly held opinions often draw her into conflict with the chief surgeon, a man keener on tradition than he is on progress .Also starring David Calder and Robert Hardy. This box set contains all 4 series, in 27 stunning episodes over 8 discs. Series 1 This award-winning series follows the fortunes of Eleanor Bramwell (Jemma Redgrave) who sets her heart and her sights on becoming a leading surgeon - an ambition unheard of for women in Victorian England. Her father Robert (David Calder) would like Eleanor to join him in his respectable private practice but his daughter has plans of her own which take her from the decadent drawing rooms of elite Victorian society to the shocking deprivation of the slums in the East End of London. Eleanors forward thinking makes her enemies amongst the medical establishment. But her energy and commitment also win her friends. As Eleanor consolidates her professional standing in the hostile medical world, in her private life, she becomes romantically involved with a charismatic Irish physician, a man considered a scheming opportunist by her father. Bramwell is based on fact, and produced with the greatest attention to detail. Eleanor Bramwell is modelled on real doctors, and the stories are drawn from documented cases in the 1890s. The result is a series in the finest tradition of period drama. Bramwe...