The Royal

Series 7 - 8. Pastures New

About this programme

8/12. Dr Burnett is called out to a dilapidated farmhouse, where a teenager is running a high fever and his family seems to be struggling to cope. As the staff try to diagnose the youngster's illness, his pregnant mother is rushed to the hospital with the same symptoms and is left fighting for her life. Meanwhile, Ormerod and Rose attend to Sir Edward Fawcett, an eccentric explorer who wants to hike around Mexico, despite having a condition that means his days of adventure are over. Medical drama, guest starring Brian Blessed and Phyllis Logan.

Cast and crew


Nurse Marian McKaig
Kari Corbett
Wendy Craig
Dr Gordon Ormerod
Robert Daws
Jack Bell
Gareth Hale
Lizzie Hopkirk
Michelle Hardwick
Dr Nick Burnett
Damian O'Hare
Mr Rose
Denis Lill
Susie Dixon
Sarah Beck Mather
Dr Jill Weatherill
Amy Robbins
Alun Morris
Andy Wear
Malcolm Watts
David Birrell
Simon Watts
James Baxter
Mary Watts
Angela Simpson
Sir Edward Fawcett
Brian Blessed
Bobby Sheridan
Christopher Coghill
Sister Brigid
Linda Armstrong
Lady George Fawcett
Phyllis Logan
David Beckford
Mark Montgomerie
Adam Carnegie
Robert Cavanah


Executive Producer
Keith Richardson
Ken Horn
Jonathan Critchley