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

Date
Thursday 13th December 2012
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky Arts
Length
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
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