Marking the 70th anniversary of the birth of the NHS, acclaimed poet Owen Sheers has penned a day-in-the-life drama focussing on an NHS hospital. An all-star cast play patients and staff, whose stories are part inspired by real-life experiences.

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Here's everything you need to know about The NHS: to Provide All People.

When is The NHS: to Provide All People on TV?

The NHS: to Provide All People is on BBC2 on Saturday 30th June at 8pm.

What's the BBC drama about?

Made by the team behind Aberfan: the Green Hollow, the drama pays tribute to Aneurin Bevan's 70-year legacy, dramatising staff and patients' lives over the course of a day in an NHS hospital.

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Based on interviews with NHS workers, ranging from cleaners to brain surgeons, the stories deal with birth, death and everything in between. Michael Sheen stars as a porter, while Martin Freeman plays a surgeon. Tamsin Greig is a GP and Torchwood alumna Eve Myles is a nurse.


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