Episode 1.4 - The Van

The new doctor, Prem Sharma, comes up with a cunning plan to diagnose the miners' health problems.

In-Depth Episode Synopsis

Warning: the below synopsis may contain spoilers

When a rather unusual van arrives in the village, the driver, a well-known rugby player, creates a real stir and it looks like the doctor's luck is changing for the better.

However, Richard Sharpe, the mine manager, is furious and does his best to turn the locals against the doctor and his X-ray van - although his wife, Sylvia Sharpe, is rather taken with the new driver.

Meanwhile, Gina gets some shocking news and the crucial green leather diary belonging to Dr Elwyn goes missing...

First Broadcast Details

Date:
Thu 18th November 2010
Time:
2:15pm
Channel:
BBC One
Length:
45 minutes

Main Repeats

  • Fri 31st Dec 2010 (4:45pm, BBC2)
  • Thu 27th Oct 2011 (2:15pm, BBC1)
  • Thu 14th Jun 2012 (5:45pm, BBC HD)
  • Sun 14th Dec 2014 (7:00pm, UKTV Drama)

Episode 1.4 Cast & Crew

Regular Cast
Sanjeev Bhaskar ... Dr. Prem Sharma
Ayesha Dharker ... Kamini Sharma
Mali Harries ... Megan Evans
Ifan Huw Dafydd ... Owen Griffiths
Jacob Oakley ... Dan Griffiths
Erica Eirian ... Sian Davies
Naomi Everson ... Gina Nicolli
Mark Williams (I) ... Richard Sharpe
Beth Robert ... Sylvia Sharpe
Alexander Vlahos ... Tom Evans
Gareth Bale ... Alun
Lee Mengo ... Bryn
Guest Cast
Kyle Rees ... Trystan
Clare Hingott ... Beryl
Gareth Jewell ... Rhys Stephens
Anwen Carlisle ... Cate
Writing Team
Bill Armstrong ... Writer
Production Team
Tim Whitby ... Director
Tom Ware ... Exec Producer
Deep Sehgal ... Exec Producer

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