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Born and Bred
Genre Drama
Created by Chris Chibnall
Nigel McCrery
Starring James Bolam
Michael French
Jenna Russell
Charlotte Salt
Ross Little
Polly Thompson
Richard Wilson
Oliver Milburn
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 36 (List of episodes)
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BBC One
Original run 21 April 2002 – 3 August 2005
External links
Official website

Born and Bred is a light-hearted British drama series that aired on BBC One from 2002 to 2005. Created by Chris Chibnall and Nigel McCrery, Born and Bred's cast was led by James Bolam and Michael French, who play a father and son who run a cottage hospital in Ormston, a fictional Lancashire village in the 1950s. Bolam and French's characters are later replaced by characters played by Richard Wilson and Oliver Milburn.

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Plot

Born and Bred is based around the village of Ormston in Lancashire. The lead characters are Dr. Arthur Gilders and his son Tom, who together run the cottage hospital under the new National Health Service. Tom is married to Deborah, who is chairman of the Parish Council, and they have four children, Helen, Michael, Catherine and Philip. The hospital's nurse is Linda Cosgrove, who is married to the village policeman Len. The local pub is run by Phyllis Woolf and the village shop by Mr. Boynton. Other characters include station master Wilf Bradshaw. His daughter, Jean, owns the scrapyard, later married Eddie Mills, a mechanic. The local vicar in Reverend Brewer. Arthur and Tom leave the series and are replaced by Dr. Donald Newman and Dr. Nick Logan.

Episodes

Born and Bred first aired on 21 April 2002. After four series, a Christmas special and 36 episodes it ended on 3 August 2005. Each episode is 60 minutes long and aired on BBC One at the 8pm Sunday slot.

DVD releases

All episodes of Born and Bred have been released on DVD in the UK on Region 2, issued by Acorn Media UK.

External links

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Born and Bred
Genre Drama
Created by Chris Chibnall
Nigel McCrery
Starring James Bolam
Michael French
Jenna Russell
Charlotte Salt
Ross Little
Polly Thompson
Richard Wilson
Oliver Milburn
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 36 (List of episodes)
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BBC One
Original run 21 April 2002 – 3 August 2005
External links
Official website

Born and Bred is a light-hearted British drama series that aired on BBC One from 2002 to 2005. Created by Chris Chibnall and Nigel McCrery, Born and Bred's cast was led by James Bolam and Michael French, who play a father and son who run a cottage hospital in Ormston, a fictional Lancashire village in the 1950s. Bolam and French's characters are later replaced by characters played by Richard Wilson and Oliver Milburn.

Contents

Cast

Plot

Born and Bred is based around the village of Ormston in Lancashire. The lead characters are Dr Arthur Gilders and his son Tom, who together run the cottage hospital under the new National Health Service. Tom is married to Deborah, who is chairman of the Parish Council, and they have four children, Helen, Michael, Catherine and Philip. The hospital's nurse is Linda Cosgrove, who is married to the village policeman, Len. The local pub is run by Phyllis Woolf and the village shop by Mr Horace Boynton. Other characters include station master Wilf Bradshaw. His daughter, Jean, owns the scrapyard and later marries Eddie Mills, a mechanic. The local vicar is the Reverend Eustacius Brewer. Arthur and Tom leave the series and are replaced by Dr Donald Newman and Dr Nick Logan.

Episodes

Born and Bred first aired on 21 April 2002. After four series, a Christmas special and 36 episodes it ended on 3 August 2005. Each episode is 60 minutes long and aired on BBC One at the 8pm Sunday slot. ITV3 began broadcasting Born and Bred from April 2010.

DVD releases

All episodes of Born and Bred have been released on DVD in the UK on Region 2, issued by Acorn Media UK.

External links


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