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History Centre for the History of Medicine



History of Medicine for laughs
A new 'near-the-bone' comedy-drama is showing on BBC2 on Tuesdays, set in the world of Victorian medicine in England. Quacks features a surgeon, an alienist, a dentist-anaesthetist and a frustrated female practitioner, as they experiment with new theories and techniques, and try to win fame and save lives.

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