British Comedy Guide

The Indian Doctor. Dr. Prem Sharma (Sanjeev Bhaskar). Copyright: Rondo / Avatar.

The Indian Doctor

BBC One comedy drama. 15 episodes (3 series), 2010 - 2013. Stars Sanjeev Bhaskar, Matthew Aubrey, Sion Pritchard, Ceri Murphy, Ayesha Dharker, Mali Harries, Ifan Huw Dafydd and others.

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.

Broadcast details

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

Full synopsis

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...

Repeats

  1. Thursday 30th December 2010 at 17.30 on BBC2
  2. Wednesday 26th October 2011 at 14.15
  3. Wednesday 13th June 2012 at 17.45 on BBC HD
  4. Sunday 7th December 2014 at 19.00 on Drama
  5. Monday 11th January 2016 at 09.00 on Drama
  6. Monday 11th January 2016 at 16.00 on Drama
  7. Monday 1st February 2016 at 09.00 on Drama
  8. Monday 1st February 2016 at 16.00 on Drama
  9. Tuesday 2nd February 2016 at 02.40 on Drama
  10. Thursday 31st March 2016 at 15.40 on BBC2
  11. Thursday 4th August 2016 at 01.40 on Drama
  12. Monday 15th August 2016 at 07.00 on Drama
  13. Thursday 25th August 2016 at 02.20 on Drama

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

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