The Royal

The Royal

2003 - 2011,
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Episode Guide

  • The Royal - The Enemy Within (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    The Enemy Within

    Aisling's adoption is final; Dr. Ormerod helps a rough local family.

  • The Royal - Below the Surface (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Below the Surface

    The hospital may have to close due to the credit crunch; Dr. Weatherill takes a risk saving a homeless man trapped at a building site.

  • The Royal - A Hero of Our Time (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    A Hero of Our Time

    A builder disconnects the wrong pipes, causing a flood; a car crashes into the lake during Jack's fishing trip.

  • The Royal - Dead Air (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Dead Air

    A siege takes place during a girls' trip onboard a pirate radio ship; a leader recovers from a stroke.

  • The Royal - Manoeuvres (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:


    A day at the park ends in disaster for the Ormerod family; Dr. Ellis risks getting too involved with a troubled patient.

  • The Royal - Tutti Frutti (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Tutti Frutti

    A secret from Jean's past comes back to haunt her; Dr. Weatherill must break some news to a young couple; Alun may have found true love.

  • The Royal - Please Release Me (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Please Release Me

    A grieving family points a finger at Dr. Ormerod; Dr. Ellis deals with a situation at a prison; Faye overcomes her fear of needles.

  • The Royal - Should I Stay or Should I Go (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Should I Stay or Should I Go

    A new student nurse arrives; Lizzie falls for a motorcycle stunt rider.

  • The Royal - Any Old Iron (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Any Old Iron

    Nurse Susie Dixon falls for a rich playboy; Ormerod is asked to rescue a grieving widow.

  • The Royal - Safe as Houses (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Safe as Houses

    Drs. Ormerod and Weatherill take Brigid back to Ireland for Moira's funeral.

  • The Royal - These Foolish Things (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    These Foolish Things

    A schoolgirl's crush on her teachers spins out of control; Ormerod and Ellis attempt a daring cliff rescue.

  • The Royal - Counting Chickens (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    Counting Chickens

    Dr. Ellis finds out one of his patients has contracted a rare disease; Jack and Alun devise a plan to raise chickens.

  • The Royal - Compromising Positions (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Compromising Positions

    Susie makes a decision regarding her future; Dr. Burnett warns Bobby not to let his heart rule his head; Brigid tries to secure a future for Moira and her baby.

  • The Royal - The Best of Intentions (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    The Best of Intentions

    Susie's quick thinking saves the day; Weatherill figures out a would-be priest's problem.

  • The Royal - In the Air (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    In the Air

    Matron gets upset when she finds out what Susie has been up to; Dr. Burnett struggles with a dilemma; Mr. Rose faces a personal trial.

  • The Royal - Busman's Holiday (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Busman's Holiday

    Mr. Middleditch's birthday party is interrupted; Susie makes Carnegie an offer he can't refuse.

  • The Royal - Pastures New (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Pastures New

    Jack Bell saves the day when the hospital's boiler dies; an explorer makes an interesting discovery while staying at the Royal.

  • The Royal - Home From the Hill (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Home From the Hill

    Alun's new band plays their first gig; Burnett discovers his true feelings for Marian; Carnegie pulls some strings to get an injured patient into the Royal.

  • The Royal - Stolen Dreams (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Stolen Dreams

    Stella and Frankie get caught in an incident in town, and the event threatens their dreams.

  • The Royal - To Love and to Lose (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    To Love and to Lose

    Matron takes action to deal with her porter; Lizzie finds a soulmate; a family feud erupts into violence; Sister Brigid's faith is tested.

  • The Royal - Slings and Arrows (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Slings and Arrows

    Lizzie's housewarming unites staff members; Matron's new porter is getting too close for comfort; Dr. Nick Burnett wants a more-permanent position at the Royal.

  • The Royal - Blood's Thicker Than Water (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Blood's Thicker Than Water

    Ken's party; Mr. Rose takes a dip in the harbor; Ormerod and Weatherill realize the cause of a patient's trouble is closer to home.

  • The Royal - On the Road (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    On the Road

    Dr. Burnett uses Carnegie's private suite to treat the homeless; Jill Weatherill faces her demons; Matron prepares to welcome a new student nurse.

  • The Royal - Against All Odds (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Against All Odds

    A honeymooning couple's dreams of marital bliss are derailed; Marian is forced to travel with a hungover passenger; Dr. Weatherill is called to an emergency.

  • The Royal - Love and Loss (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Love and Loss

    The race to find a baby kidnapped from the hospital; the ghost of Fawcett Ward.

  • The Royal - Can't Buy Me Love (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Can't Buy Me Love

    Dr. Ormerod's father-in-law makes a bequest to the family; Ken makes a confession.

  • The Royal - Laura (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:


    Train crash leads to tragedy; Stella comes to terms with her past.

  • The Royal - Scabs (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:


    Crossing a picket line; a man with a guilty secret; promise to a late husband.

  • The Royal - Coming to the Boil (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Coming to the Boil

    Sister Brigid acts as a babysitter when Dr. Ormerod is called to deal with a major emergency.

  • The Royal - Starting Over (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Starting Over

    Welcome support for Stella; hippy commune; what Carnegie has in store for the hospital.

  • The Royal - Cursed and Blessed (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Cursed and Blessed

    Dangerous man who can't let go of the past; Dr. Goodwin thinks his future is in Africa.

  • The Royal - Doctor Who (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Doctor Who

    Job offer mix-up; Catherine sets Carnegie straight over their relationship.

  • The Royal - Fear of the Expected (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Fear of the Expected

    Carnegie attempts to solicit money from a patient for the new wing; alcoholic father.

  • The Royal - Hoping For the Best (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Hoping For the Best

    Mother becomes ill; touch-and-go meningitis; shocking announcement.

  • The Royal - Home and Dry (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Home and Dry

    Plans for Nkeshi face opposition; singing superstar requires a hospital stay.

  • The Royal - Absent Friends (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Absent Friends

    Dr. Wetherill returns to work; Dr. Goodwin faces the horrors of war.

  • The Royal - From This Day Forward (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    From This Day Forward

    A fishing trawler careens off track at a wedding reception; Mr. Carnegie must make a difficult choice; Dr. Weatherill goes into labor.

  • The Royal - Keep on Running (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Keep on Running

    Alun saves the day when a patient tries to handle matters himself; Dr. Goodwin and Dr. Makori grow closer; Mr. Carnegie realizes the Royal's role in the community.

  • The Royal - The Price of Progress (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    The Price of Progress

    Dr. Makori takes a crash course on Yorkshire folk; Stella deals with the confessions of a window cleaner; an x-ray machine breaks down.

  • The Royal - Winners and Losers (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Winners and Losers

    Mr. Carnegie and Catherine go to the races for their first date; Dr. Ormerod treats a boy twice in the same day.

  • The Royal - Waifs and Strays (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Waifs and Strays

    Dr. Goodwin treats a sick baby and uncovers some secrets; Dr. Rose and Dr. Ormerod have a boy's only adventure.

  • The Royal - Love Is All You Need (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Love Is All You Need

    Dr. Weatherill's competence is questioned when a day at the beach ends in tragedy for a local family.

  • The Royal - Letting Go (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Letting Go

    Someone tries to steal Frankie's motorbike; a family secret is revealed when a woman refuses admittance into the hospital.

  • The Royal - Fever (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:


    An outbreak of an infectious disease causes panic; Dr. Ormerod and Dr. Weatherill confront a personal crisis.

  • The Royal - Seeking Refuge (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Seeking Refuge

    Dr. Goodwin is accused of taking sides; a patient is admitted under a false name; something's wrong with Dr. Ormerod.

  • The Royal - Thinking Too Hard (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Thinking Too Hard

    Dr. Goodwin deals with a family dispute; Lizzie finds an admirer.

  • The Royal - Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Man (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Man

    Mr. Middleditch turns over management to a new administrator; Mr. Rose becomes the center of attention; minor accident.

  • The Royal - Better to Have Loved and Lost (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Better to Have Loved and Lost

    Dr. Ormerod returns to work; Mr. Middleditch makes a surprise announcement; a patient's desperate act.

  • The Royal - While the Cat's Away (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    While the Cat's Away

    Harper institutes an economy drive in the hospital; farm accident; Weatherill regrets quarreling with Ormerod.

  • The Royal - Sinking Feeling (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Sinking Feeling

    An unexpected turn disrupts Matron's plans for a new way of life; surprise visitor; Ormerod tries to save a fisherman trapped aboard a sinking trawler.

  • The Royal - The Way We Were (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    The Way We Were

    Goodwin rescues a pair of cavers; Nurse Taylor's dreams are shattered; Matron confronts a face from the past.

  • The Royal - Say a Little Prayer (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Say a Little Prayer

    Sister Brigid faces a dilemma; Dr. Weatherill finds the cause of a family tragedy; Nurse Taylor's future looks good, while Alun's does not.

  • The Royal - Everybody Needs Somebody (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Everybody Needs Somebody

    A thief attacks Matron; the hospital deals with a TB threat; Goodwin's reputation takes a beating.

  • The Royal - Sins of the Father (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Sins of the Father

    Ormerod is caught in a family tragedy resulting from a domestic dispute; Lizzie's new scooter; a new nurse.

  • The Royal - Duty Bound (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Duty Bound

    Goodwin learns that a woman scorned is a formidable enemy; Samantha takes drastic action to erase the past.

  • The Royal - It's What's on the Inside That Counts (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    It's What's on the Inside That Counts

    Dr. Weatherill faces an ethical battle when parents of an ill newborn refuse treatment; Samantha receives shocking news.

  • The Royal - The Rose Queen (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Rose Queen

    A simple case of food poisoning turns out to be more sinister; Frankie ensures an injured girl can still be the Festival Queen.

  • The Royal - No Room for Ravers (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    No Room for Ravers

    Alun learns the true cost of fame; Dr. Weatherill's visit to a reclusive patient unlocks wartime memories.

  • The Royal - Beggars and Choosers (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Beggars and Choosers

    Sister Brigid helps Rory; Goodwin risks his career to help a boy injured in a factory accident.

  • The Royal - For Better, for Worse (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    For Better, for Worse

    Jeff Goodwin uncovers serious problems as the wedding of Dr. Ormerod and Dr. Weatherill approaches.

  • The Royal - Home to Roost (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Home to Roost

    Ormerod and Weatherill lay Caroline's memory to rest; Mr. Rose tries a change of image.

  • The Royal - Doing Time (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Doing Time

    A prison van crashes; Alun and Ken stumble upon some ill-gotten gains.

  • The Royal - Reckoning (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:


    Routine tests on a teenage boy reveal a dark family secret.

  • The Royal - For Those in Peril (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    For Those in Peril

    Matron and Ormerod ensure a local hero gets the send-off he deserves; Brigid and Weatherill treat a young girl with problem parents.

  • The Royal - Holding on Tight (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Holding on Tight

    Dr. Rose's skills are put to the test; disastrous stag night on the beach.

  • The Royal - All the Fun of the Fair (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    All the Fun of the Fair

    A fortuneteller sees the staff's future; an accident has serious repercussions.

  • The Royal - Famous for a Day (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Famous for a Day

    Christmas brings chaos to the hospital; Dr. Ormerod witnesses a miracle.

  • The Royal - Cliffhanger (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Farming accident turns serious; Matron visits Brigid in the Convent; Dr. Ormerod helps hunters trapped on the cliffs.

  • The Royal - Skin Deep (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Skin Deep

    Brigid makes a decision concerning her future; Ormerod and Weatherill end their relationship.

  • The Royal - Poison (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:


    Ormerod's old friend suspects his wife of trying to murder him; Alun prepares to woo Samantha.

  • The Royal - Consequences (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:


    Dr. Goodwin's reputation is put at risk following a mining accident; Dr. Ormerod must decide about Caroline.

  • The Royal - Doing the Rounds (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Doing the Rounds

    Hearts race over a new arrival; Taylor helps a visitor with a difficult task.

  • The Royal - If Not for You (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    If Not for You

    Serious allegations are made against members of staff at The Royal.

  • The Royal - The Unbreakable Chain (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Unbreakable Chain

    A new nurse arrives; Ken and Alun help a farming family in trouble; Lizzie's diet goes awry.

  • The Royal - The Last Waltz (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Last Waltz

    Dr. Cherition and Meryl are put in charge of organizing the hospital ball.

  • The Royal - One of Those Days (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    One of Those Days

    Dr. Rose must perform an operation usually reserved for a neurosurgeon; Meryl fears she is pregnant; a 37 year-old woman has her first baby.

  • The Royal - Wishing and Hoping (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Wishing and Hoping

    A child is admitted to the Royal with whooping cough; Middleditch tries to sneak an iron lung into the hospital.

  • The Royal - Thicker Than Water (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Thicker Than Water

    A hunting trip leaves one brother fighting for his life; a pregnant woman arrives to deliver her baby.

  • The Royal - Snakes and Ladders (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Snakes and Ladders

    Harper takes his place and quickly gets under everyone's skin; Cheriton fights to change Geoffrey's treatment; a woman brings her dog in for treatment of snakebite.

  • The Royal - All at Sea (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    All at Sea

    Dr. Ormerod discovers his wife may have been leaving him; a young woman places Dr. Weatherill in a difficult position.

  • The Royal - Crash (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:


    Bus accident; Dr. Ormerod's wife sustains a head injury; Dr. Cheriton receives a job offer at a London hospital.

  • The Royal - Kiss and Tell (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Kiss and Tell

    Rumors circulate that the hospital may be closing; Dr. Ormerod expresses more than a professional interest in Dr. Weatherill.

  • The Royal - Immediate Care (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Immediate Care

    The hospital undergoes a time and motion study of procedures; leukemia patient; wedding; Greengrass' betting scheme.

  • The Royal - Sister of Mercy (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Sister of Mercy

    A newborn is found near the hospital; Russian patient; a health inspector monitors the hospital's practices.

  • The Royal - Coffin Fit (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Coffin Fit

    A patient with a heart condition disappears from the hospital; car accident; a coffin is full of smuggled cigars.

  • The Royal - Second Time Around (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Second Time Around

    A tragic car accident; a patient is relieved to learn his illness can be treated with medication; Janitor Hopkirk tries to hide the hospital's mouse problem.

  • The Royal - First Impressions (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    First Impressions

    Dr. Cheriton arrives at St. Aidan's Hospital for an interview; a patient's father challenges Dr. Weatherill.

  • The Royal - The Royal (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    The Royal

    A jazz band falls ill; man suspects his wife is trying to kill him; Alun tries to woo Samantha.

  • The Royal - The Royal (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    The Royal

    Dr. Goodwin looks into unconventional medicine; Dr. Ormerod must make a choice about Caroline.

  • The Royal - The Royal (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    The Royal

    A new arrival catches everyone's attention; Taylor must help with a difficult task.

  • The Royal - The Best Intentions

    The Best Intentions

    Susie's quick thinking saves the day when Matron reaches her lowest ebb.

  • The Royal - Maneuvers


    A family day out at the park ends in disaster for the Ormerods; Dr Ellis risks getting too involved with a patient in trouble; Lizzie attempts to improve her word power.

  • The Royal - The Royal

    The Royal

    Stella struggles with her ordeal; Catherine looks forward to married life away from the Royal; Goodwin thinks his future is in Africa.