The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs

A social experiment in which Dr Chris van Tulleken takes over part of a GP surgery and stops patients' prescription pills.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC One (2016 - now)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 2 episodes

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Episode 2

Episode 2x02; May 30, 2018

Dr Chris van Tulleken wants to understand why British children are taking three times more medication than they were 40 years ago. He looks into one of the biggest health crises facing young people - depression. The number of children in Britain bein

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x02: Episode 2May 30, 2018
2x01: Episode 1May 23, 2018
1x02: Episode 2Sep 22, 2016
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