Sky Arts opens another Young Doctor’s Notebook

Sky Arts has ordered a second season of the most successful series in its history – A Young Doctor’s Notebook.

A Young Doctor's Notebook

A Young Doctor’s Notebook

Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe will reprise their roles as a Russian doctor during the Russian revolution and his younger self, respectively.

The 4×30′ comedy drama, inspired by Russian writer and playwright Mikhail Bulgakov, returns to the village of Muryevo in 1918 to find the young doctor battling against an all-consuming morphine addiction while his older self struggles with life in the hospital and Civil War.

It is produced by Big Talk Productions in association with Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt’s Point West Pictures. The executive producers are Hamm, Kenton Allen and Jon Mountague and the producer is Clelia Mountford.

The writers are Mark Chappell, Shaun Pye and Alan Connor.

BSkyB subscribers will be able to see A Young Doctor’s Notebook on Sky Arts later in 2013.

It is distributed by BBC Worldwide and will also air in the US on arts cable network Ovation.

Ovation will air the first season beginning in October.

Source: Sky Media