Victorian Pharmacy

12:00 PM to 1:15 PM
Monday 29 April
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Season 1 Episode 1 of 4

Historian Ruth Goodman, Professor Nick Barber and PhD student Tom Quick recreate an authentic 19th-century pharmacy. They begin at the start of Queen Victoria's reign in 1837, with traditional remedies involving leeches, oil of earthworm and potions laced with cannabis and opium, before moving on to later discoveries, such as the Malvern water cure, the bronchial kettle and the invention of Indian tonic water

Victorian Pharmacy airs on Together TV at 12:00 PM, Monday 29 April.
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News ➝ Current Affairs
Documentary
Ruth Goodman
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Nick Barber
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Tom Quick
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