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Get Well Soon. Image shows from L to R: Roy Osborne (Matthew Cottle), Brian Clapton (Eddie Marsan). Copyright: BBC.

Get Well Soon

Get Well Soon. Image shows from L to R: Bernard Walpole (Neil Stacy), Brian Clapton (Eddie Marsan), Roy Osborne (Matthew Cottle), Ivy Osborne (Anita Dobson). Copyright: BBC.

Get Well Soon

Sitcom set in a 1947 tuberculosis sanatorium, based on the meeting of comedy-writing powerhouse team Ray Galton and Alan Simpson

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1997
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Matthew Cottle, Eddie Marsan, Anita Dobson, Samantha Beckinsale, Robert Bathurst, Patsy Rowlands, William Osborne, Michael Troughton and others
Writers
Ray Galton and John Antrobus
Director
Christine Gernon
Producer
Philip Kampff

It's 1947 and Roy Osborne is admitted to a tuberculosis sanatorium. Expecting a stay of "a few weeks" (out by Easter!), he'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.

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