TheTVDB.com
Site Rating:
1 rating

Victorian Pharmacy

In a unique experiment, historian Ruth Goodman, Professor Nick Barber and PhD student Tom Quick are recreating an authentic 19th-century pharmacy. The team discover the world of the pharmacy at the beginning of Queen Victoria's reign in 1837; a world where traditional remedies, such as leeches, oil of earthworm and potions laced with cannabis and opium, held sway. After sampling some of the old ways, the team venture into new discoveries, such as the Malvern water cure, the bronchial kettle for curing coughs, and the invention of Indian tonic water.

Information

First Aired: July 15, 2010
Air Day: Thursday
Air Time: 21:00
Runtime: 60 minutes
Network: BBC Two
Genre: Documentary
Special Interest




Seasons

Specials 1 All

Banners

Fan Art

Posters

Actors

Nick Barber

as Presenter
Request DMCA takedown

Ruth Goodman

as Presenter
Request DMCA takedown

Tom Quick

as Presenter
Request DMCA takedown