The Indian Doctor. Dr. Prem Sharma (Sanjeev Bhaskar)
The Indian Doctor

The Indian Doctor

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One / BBC One Wales
  • 2010 - 2013
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

Period comedy drama starring Sanjeev Bhaskar as an Indian doctor who finds work in a South Wales mining village in the 1960s. Stars Sanjeev Bhaskar, Matthew Aubrey, Sion Pritchard, Ceri Murphy, Ayesha Dharker and more.

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Series 1, Episode 3 - Young Hearts

The Indian Doctor's wife, Kamini Sharma, is still desperate to leave the village of Trefelin. But as she tries to escape, she finds herself becoming the only person who can help local tearaway Dan when he gets into trouble.

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The Indian Doctor. Image shows from L to R: Kamini Sharma (Ayesha Dharker), Dr. Prem Sharma (Sanjeev Bhaskar). Copyright: Rondo / Avatar

The Indian Doctor's wife, Kamini Sharma, is still desperate to leave the village of Trefelin. But as she tries to escape, she finds herself becoming the only person who can help local tearaway Dan when he gets into trouble.

With the previous doctor's green leather diary found, Prem's friendship with Megan deepens as she translates it from Welsh into English and they realise that Dr Elwyn's diary holds vital clues to the deteriorating health of the local miners.

When Prem questions the mine manager Sharpe about the miners' health, Sharpe tries to persuade the doctor that health hazards are just an unfortunate part of a miner's job.

Meanwhile Gina, Prem's receptionist, is falling recklessly in love with Tom...

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 17th November 2010
Time
2:15pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
45 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 30th December 2010 5:30pm BBC2
Wednesday 26th October 2011 2:15pm BBC1
Wednesday 13th June 2012 5:45pm BBC HD
Sunday 7th December 2014 7:00pm Drama
Monday 11th January 2016 9:00am Drama
Monday 11th January 2016 4:00pm Drama
Monday 1st February 2016 9:00am Drama
Monday 1st February 2016 4:00pm Drama
Tuesday 2nd February 2016 2:40am Drama
Thursday 31st March 2016 3:40pm BBC2
Thursday 4th August 2016 1:40am Drama
Monday 15th August 2016 7:00am Drama
Thursday 25th August 2016 2:20am Drama
Wednesday 29th November 2017 3:00pm BBC2
Wednesday 29th November 2017 3:30pm BBC2 Scot
Wednesday 30th September 2020 1:45pm BBC1

Cast & crew

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 Richard Sharpe
Beth Robert Sylvia Sharpe
Alexander Vlahos Tom Evans
Writing team
Bill Armstrong Writer
Production team
Tim Whitby Director
Tom Ware Executive Producer
Deep Sehgal Executive Producer

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