A Young Doctor's Notebook. Image shows from L to R: Older Doctor (Jon Hamm), Young Doctor (Daniel Radcliffe). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

A Young Doctor's Notebook

Sky Arts comedy drama. 8 episodes (2 series), 2012 - 2013. Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Jon Hamm, Rosie Cavaliero, Adam Godley and Vicki Pepperdine.

Series 1, Episode 2

The inexperienced younger doctor is forced to carry out the operation of his career. His older self does little to ease his nerves.

Further details

The young doctor grows increasingly frustrated with his patients, who exploit his naivety and fail to heed his desperate warnings about the dangers of syphilis.

When an eight-year-old girl falls on a lathe, he is also forced to conduct a double amputation. Blinded with panic, his older self does little to put his nerves at ease as he prepares his blunt saw for the operation of his career.

Broadcast details

Thursday 13th December 2012
Sky Arts
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Daniel Radcliffe Young Doctor
    Jon Hamm Older Doctor
    Rosie Cavaliero Pelageya
    Adam Godley The Feldsher
    Vicki Pepperdine Anna
    Guest cast
    Shaun Pye Yegorych
    Tim Steed NKVD Agent Kirill
    Janine Duvitski Belladonna Zbinka (Old Woman)
    Rebecca Gethings Margarita (Mother)
    Colin Hoult Aleksandr (Father)
    Amara Mountford Little Natasha
    Steve Speirs Syphilitic Mikhail
    Writing team
    Mark Chappell Writer
    Shaun Pye Writer
    Alan Connor Writer
    Production team
    Alex Hardcastle Director
    Clelia Mountford Producer
    Kenton Allen Executive Producer
    Jon Hamm Executive Producer
    Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
    Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
    Matthew Justice Executive Producer
    Dan Cheesbrough Executive Producer
    Mark Henson Editor
    Dennis De Groot Production Designer
    Stephen Warbeck Composer

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