Jack Davenport stars as Otto Powell, a brilliant London surgeon in 1961, when doctors were treated like gods and acted the part. Itís a stylish story of a dark secret amid the complexities of the sexual revolution. In part one, Otto, a who is married to Elizabeth, has eyes for new nurse Angela. Angelaís sister, Jean, is engaged to Ottoís colleague Richard. Inspector Mulligan snoops around. Jean and Richardís marriage gets off to a rocky start. Otto makes a breakthrough with Angela. Mulligan gives Elizabeth a menacing message.