The Royal

Seasons

The Royal

Season 1

Series one originally aired on ITV1 in January 2003. A newly qualified doctor arrives at the hospital, only to discover nobody was expecting him, and Dr Jill Weatherill's competence is questioned during a home visit.

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Season 2

A new run of six episodes for series two aired on ITV1 from May 2003. Gordon turns to Jill for comfort as he struggles to cope following the coach crash that left his wife with serious injuries. Greengrass is also shocked to discover he has a long-lost daughter.

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Season 3

The drama returned for a third series with 14 new episodes in November 2003. A student nurse causes a stir when she arrives in the middle of the night, while Jill delivers a Down's syndrome baby for parents who don't want anything to do with the child.

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Season 4

After a lengthy absence, series four aired on ITV1 in December 2004. Jill and Gordon's wedding day arrives, but the proceedings are disrupted by an explosion at a nearby care home.

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Season 5

Series five's 12 episodes originally aired on ITV1 in March 2006. Ian Carmichael left the show when his character, Mr Middleditch, handed over his job to a new administrator.

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Season 6

In series six, some scenes were filmed in Africa where Jeff faces the horrors of war and makes a promise to a dying woman. Back in England, Jill returns to work after having a baby. Ian Carmichael made two guest appearances during the series.

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Season 7

After another lengthy absence, series seven aired in June 2008. Nurse Marian McKaig (Kari Corbett) is travelling on a train that crashes. A shortage of staff at the hospital puts the casualty department under pressure when the crash victims begin to arrive. Michael Starke left the show and Ian Carmichael made two guest appearances during the series.

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Season 8

ITV1 suspended the production of both 'Heartbeat' and 'The Royal' in March 2009. The first three episodes of 'The Royal' in series eight were originally shown in July 2009, but the remaining episodes did not start airing until June 2011, even though they had been filmed in 2008. Ian Carmichael made his final guest appearance when the series returned in 2011. He had died after a long illness in February 2010.

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Cast

Freddie JonesTerence MannIan CarmichaelSharon DucePaul CopleyJames NobleRichard JohnsonFrances TomeltyGeorge IrvingJames GreenePhilip Martin BrownGabrielle DrakeElizabeth SpriggsPrunella ScalesMichael JaystonJim NortonPhyllis LoganTony BrittonRichard ToddJudy CornwellSusan HampshireDerek FowldsJames FaulknerHonor BlackmanRosemary LeachKenneth CopeBrian BlessedTony HaygarthGlynis BarberBill MaynardTom GeorgesonPaul BrookeEileen O'BrienKenneth ColleyJames QuinnFreda DowieGeoffrey WilkinsonJohn FinnChristopher VilliersLisa HowardJackie DowneyFrank MillsAngela ThorneTerence HardimanAmy RobbinsRobert BlythePhyllida LawPeter GunnJack DeamKate RutterJune WhitfieldBerwick KalerMary Jo RandleDave HillBarrie RutterClaire KingTony SlatteryTony MaudsleyBen MillerKathryn HuntCaroline CarverGeoffrey HutchingsSean ChapmanMaggie O'NeillAmelia CurtisSophie LeeMarshall LancasterJane GurnettRonnie McCannTristan SturrockBenjamin WhitrowAndrew AbrahamsAdam FogertyNiall O'BrienJudi JonesTrevor PeacockRosalind AyresGeorge CostiganDerrick O'ConnorJake MitchellJohn BoweGerard HoranAnna MadeleyJasper BrittonStephen MapesAndrew DunnWilliam IlkleySam CallisFrancis MatthewsMartin CompstonMichael BegleyKaty CavanaghLorraine CheshireGraeme HawleyRichard RidingsSally SheridanStefan BoothBarbara MartenSamantha PowerSiobhan FinneranRobert DawsSean WardAngela ForrestMichael StarkeCharlie BrownFrancis MageeTim WyltonStephen MooreMorris PerryJohn FlanaganJoanna SwainAdam AllfreyRita MayNatalie AndersonDenis LillSerge SoricJulia SwiftCharlotte WakefieldMatthew BeardMatthew McNultySarah BarrandChristopher RozyckiToby WaltonAnna BrewsterSusie AmyJulian OvendenSteve EvetsWilliam SimonsGuy BurnetAlan DavidBobby BallRachel DaviesKeith CliffordDanny SzamMartin WalshMalcolm RaeburnAnn RyeVictoria ScarboroughJames DohertySorcha CusackKatherine KellyAnthony ByrneCharlie HardwickDaragh O'MalleyRoger MorlidgeLewis Owen McGibbonAlwyne TaylorHazel DouglasThelma BarlowSamuel BarnettBob MasonFine Time FontayneWendy CraigPeter GabrielPaul PopplewellPeter BensonGareth HaleVincenzo NicoliTom MannionLee BattleSacha ParkinsonShaun DooleyDamian O'HareRaymond PickardRobert CavanahJane HowJeff RawleMatthew ParishSeamus O'NeillThomas FrereEileen DaviesStuart WolfendenLisa HoggGeorgia TaylorSian BreckinRichard BurkeKevin DoyleMargaret JackmanChristian CookeJohn Lloyd FillinghamRocky MarshallHeather BleasdaleGeoffrey BanksTim DantayChris GascoyneGary WhelanEmma PollardPhilip BirdKen BradshawJoe O'ByrneJohn BranwellMichael HodgsonScott TaylorJudy FlynnStephen BentBilly BoylePaul SimpsonRichard ColeDavid MaybrickJo-Anne StockhamRachel MitchemAndrew EllisTed RobbinsThomas AldersleySally CarmanLaurie HagenNeil McDermottSimon HepworthTony PittsKari CorbettSydney WadeDavid WalkerSheridan SmithRay AshcroftEmma StansfieldPaul FoxAmy MorganMyfanwy WaringPaul OpacicElizabeth RiderChike OkonkwoJonathan WrightSue WallaceNicky EvansGemma HarveyBernard LathamCraig CheethamDavid RoperSusan McArdleAlison MacJonathan MasonMark CameronCharles DaleJacqueline PiltonJulie GloverRyan HawleySarah AnnisTom CharnockJune BroughtonJoseph PhillipsPhilip OlivierAshley LloydJodie McEneryJacqueline BoatswainKelly WenhamMark MontgomerieJohn SackvilleAbbie SaltStuart WadeBruce McGregorJan HarveyJack ShawLucy RobinsonAmanda HennessyPhilip RowsonMartin OldfieldRachel WarrenJimmy AkingbolaMaggie TagneyMatthew SteerAndrew WestfieldJacqueline NaylorWilliam TravisMarie CritchleyCaroline O'NeillCraig GazeyTerence HarveyDaniel CaseySean McKenzieGordon KaneDean SullivanPaul GabrielCarole CassidyChristopher FountainJenny FunnellNaomi RadcliffeColin WellsBernard GallagherDavid TelferDavid FleeshmanAlan MeadowsChristine MooreSusan CooksonJim WhelanPaul LoughranNicola BoltonSimon AshleyAngela CrowDennis BlanchNeil BoormanTricia PenroseMark JordonJames BaxterAlice BarryPolly MaberlyTony MooneySimon MolloyAndrew ReadmanSteve GartiPeter ArmitageGwyneth PowellTracie BennettIfan MeredithJohn LightbodyStephen ChapmanLisa MillettJohn AxonSteve HillmanEmma LowndesStuart McGuganDaymon BrittonRebecca JohnsonCaroline StrongJames DaffernRachel LeskovacLinda ArmstrongMichelle HardwickAnnie HulleyKatherine Dow BlytonRobert LawrensonGeorgina MellorPatrick ConnollyLiam FoxOliver FarnworthLauren DrummondCaroline HardingToby SawyerMark StrattonJohn De MainJames LaurenJessica HarrisJulie RileyPaul WarrinerOliver MellorJonathan MagnantiSheree MurphyChristopher CoghillJanine BirkettChris BrailsfordKaty ClaytonPaula LaneDominic RickhardsGordon Langford-RoweOlwen MayAndy WearZoie KennedyJoel ParryCathy SaraAlex SmithTara MoranCatherine TyldesleyDavid MacCreedyDavid WilliamsAndonis AnthonyMeriel ScholfieldAnne HornbyChristopher WrightElspeth CharltonJames MairRandal HerleyStefanie WillmoreOlivia JardithMorgan GeorgeGeorge NevilleDarren JohnsonEric PottsEric PottsStacey SampsonStacey SampsonNicholas BlaneNicholas BlaneMark PepperTim FallowsTim FallowsPhilip LightfootKarl HaynesAndy AbrahamsGlynn MillsHelen AshworthPhil JervisIan McHaleSally Ann MatthewsChristopher GouldingConrad NelsonSteve MoneyTara BerwinCharlie De'AthAngela LonsdaleMelissa SindenMatthew LewneyBasienka BlakePenny CapperEmma BisphamRichard HansellEmily FleeshmanJohnny LeezeAndrew GroseAndrew LangtreeNorman GregoryDave DuttonSarah KirkmanMarc FinnSteven HillmanGiles FordAmy SearlesBeatrice CominsCharlotte RadcliffeFiona WassMary CunninghamMatthew BoothLouise HowellsJohn ElkingtonPhillippa WilsonKatherine McGolpinCharlotte ThorntonPeter RylandsPhil AtkinsonThomas HudsonLaura LonsdaleNed IrishHelen PovedaKatie DoveKatie MatthewsKirsha SouthwardJudy HawkinsMaike LyndenLorraine SassDan ArmourDeborah McAndrewJosh MoranTony MonroePhil CorbittGraham MacDuffMadlena NedevaElizabeth KellyDaniel FelthamSophie FosterSimon WillmontLiam TobinKayleigh StephensonCarol HoltSarah RutherfordMeneNicola GardnerJohn FlitcroftAnthony BessickPolly MaberleyEve SteeleJohn Martin-ShawBill RodgersMatthew ValentineVanessa RosenthalSimeon TrubyCheryl Marie DixonSarah Beck MatherLottie WardOliver BeamishDavid BirrellMeryl HamptonKeith WoodasonDaniel JillingsWesley TheobaldSmug RobertsAngela SimpsonPeter LorenzelliAndy MooreMichael BoltCharles McCurdyKeith LaddNiall RefoyTerrance HillyerJoanna RidingPeter BarichBlair PlantStephanie RoscoeCraig ShepherdEmily PolletGordon AlcockOrla CottinghamJosie OwenMarcus RomerCaroline CleggKananu KirimiEmma AshtonEithne BrowneKatie PearsonJimmy ReddingtonAlison SwannRoger ButcherJane LoweStephanie WaringMatt StubbsSarah CattleDean BardiniStuart RichmanJames WignallAnna-Jane CaseyDuncan BartonNatalie KennedyJamie ThurstonSue JenkinsRitchie GibsonClaire RedcliffeJudith BarkerSimon LawsonWill TaceyPeter AshBilly MackTed HoldenJamie ClarkeLaura MeredithMalcolm TomlinsonMark EntwistleAmie TittertonSelina ChiltonJanice McKenzieAmanda EllisHelena BlairFleur WardMaeve LarkinSusan TwistCatherine KinsellaDaniel PapeDawn FinnertyCallum StantonAmanda HealerEdward CookeHolly ScourfieldSeth BarracloughHarley BartlesAnnie MilesSara RoacheDarryl ClarkRobert CavanaghKate WoodTom Clarke-HillJarrod CookeKate WilliamsonGerry HinksAlex ElliotRobert AngellMichael ByrchFreya CopelandJoanne RowdenMairead ConneelyJack SandleJordan AtkinsonJoe SwitalskiJuliet SealRobert WhelanClare McGlinnHarry MacDonaldSamuel James HudsonDean McGonagleTerrell KayFreddie BoltJeni Howarth-WilliamsDavid BusfieldLauren Leak-SmithIsabella Eades-JonesJoseph LambHarvey Leak-SmithAbena AyivorReni OluwadareMark NobleSean WilsonTrevor Dwyer-LynchChris GarnerJorden BennieJulian KayThomas FoxPaula WolfendenRebekah ManningSimon HaywardElianne ByrneBailey WilliamsSophia Amber MooreSophie CarrigillJoanne VenetRachel SmithDanny GregoryMark JardineJake FitzpatrickMark HallettIan ChampionHayley MasonTravis YatesThomas James FoxKelly WestMark PrenticeLaura AyresAnnie FitzmauriceMichael CahillJodie-Leah ThompsonElaine GloverDominic GatelyChloe CampbellMartha Myers LoweAlasdair CraigJoshua HanlonClara DarcyStephanie LeeEmily ThorntonChloe ProctorElle TaylorHollie WadeGuy ParryStephanie DooleyPhilip HazelbyDavid Maxwell BrownAaron EastwoodDavid BeckfordLyndsey Lewis-SmithSusan CormackJessica RamsayMatthew HallGerard FletcherDianna MayAmy LythgoeTom O'SulleabhainDiana MayWai Kee ChanMonica SayersReece AbbottRhiannon HowdenGlenda McKayEmma GregoryKeeleigh TedfordThomas LillywhiteLiz CarneyDaniel FineEmily CorselliSam KaneDaryl Cook