Ten-part drama by Maggie Allen.
With Julia Watson and Christopher ScottIt is 1869 and Sophia Jex-Blake, appalled by the mortality rate among women and children, decides she must qualify as a doctor.
Sophia, in her determination to become a doctor, decides to focus her efforts on Edinburgh University.
With six determined women by her side, Sophia enters the portals of Edinburgh University.
When the University of Edinburgh fails to meet its obligation to the female medical students, Sophia decides to see what LONDON can offer.
Sophia Jex-Blake receives encouragement to establish her medical school in LONDON.
Eight years after Sophia Jex-Blake began her struggle to qualify as a doctor, she is in SWITZERLAND and about to achieve her dream.
Sophia has returned to set up a medical practice in Edinburgh.
The work is rewarding but arduous, and the death of her assistant hits her hard.
With the Edinburgh Hospital for women and children established, Sophia turns her attention to establishing a medical school for women.
With matters at the school getting out of hand, Sophia Jex-Blake finds herself in court again.
With a rival medical school for women in Edinburgh, Sophia Jex-Blake races to gain recognition for her students.