Robert Merivel abandons his medical studies to revel in gluttony, indolence, & buffoonery at the court of King Charles II. He becomes King Charles' medic to the royal dogs, and is delegated to marry the royal mistress. When he falls in love with her, however, he is banished from court, leading to work in a Quaker Bedlam.
England -- Social conditions -- 17th century -- Drama.
England -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685 -- Drama.
Physicians -- England -- 17th century -- Drama.
Tremain, Rose -- Film adaptations.
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Downey, Robert, Jr., 1965-
Hoffman, Michael, 1956-
Howard, James Newton.
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Oxford Film Company.
Thewlis, David, 1963-
Tremain, Rose. Restoration.