Medical drama series about brilliant neurosurgeon Gabriel Monroe.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
James Nesbitt ...  Gabriel Monroe 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Tom Riley ...  Lawrence Shepherd 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Sarah Parish ...  Jenny Bremner 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Thomas Morrison Thomas Morrison ...  Bradley 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Luke Allen-Gale ...  Daniel Springer 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Christina Chong ...  Sarah Witney 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Michelle Asante Michelle Asante ...  Kitty Wilson 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Andrew Gower ...  Andrew Mullery 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Susan Lynch ...  Anna Monroe 12 episodes, 2011-2012
Perry Millward Perry Millward ...  Nick Monroe 9 episodes, 2011-2012
Neil Pearson ...  Alistair Gillespie 6 episodes, 2012
Manjinder Virk ...  Sally Fortune 6 episodes, 2011
Tracy Ann Oberman ...  Lizzie Clapham 6 episodes, 2012
Liz Hume Dawson ...  Wickens 6 episodes, 2011
Lisa Millett ...  Jill McHeath 6 episodes, 2012
Alan Bentley Alan Bentley ...  Hospital Patient 6 episodes, 2012
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Medical drama series about brilliant neurosurgeon Gabriel Monroe.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

2011 (UK) See more »

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Dr. Monroe See more »

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Mammoth Screen See more »
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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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The hospital set was filmed in an old school in Leeds. It took 8 weeks for production designers to transform the school into St Matthew's Hospital. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.45 (2011) See more »

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An annoying UK version of 'House.'
17 March 2011 | by mark-newman-1See all my reviews

Hmmm... It's a (much needed, wink wink!) medical drama set in a hospital! The show is named after the 'brilliant' neurosurgeon who is a cynical, damaged but genius doctor who is constantly at odds with his colleagues and authority... Can YOU guess the name of the show? Well, you're wrong. It's called Monroe and it's an annoying copy of the US show House. But this time we have to endure an hour of a smug and antagonistic showoff who insists on telling everyone how good he is, rather than letting us find out for ourselves! If you can get past the awful British accents and the clichéd cast of supporting roles then you'll probably get stymied by the adolescent script and implausible story line...

One junior doctor says this to her boss at the end of an exhausting operation... "Coo - where did you learn to suture so fast!" Plenty of other annoyances, too. One patient buys his wife fruit knowing that she hates fruit because Monroe thinks it'll save their relationship, lots of students humiliated by their 'fantastic' God-like masters, scores of people in immaculate white coats whizzing importantly by and of course there is the fast walking conversations with people appearing from corridors to join in the fun. It's more like a well choreographed Andrew Lloyd Webber production...

It would be funny if it were a parody of House. It's rather sad that it isn't and that it actually got through the planning stages.


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