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 5 - The Fete

The South Welsh mining village of Trefelin is preparing for the annual summer fete.

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A lot is going on behind the scenes as the fete preparations continue. Prem Sharma is preparing to leave the village and Kamini, his wife, goes in search of Dan, who is missing, but finds more than she bargained for.

Megan pleads with Prem to stay and help the miners fight for justice and for their health. Meanwhile, Sharpe finally gets the promotion he's been chasing.

Matters come to a head as Prem takes on Sharpe once and for all in front of the whole village at the annual summer fete...

Broadcast details

Friday 19th November 2010
45 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 1st January 2011 5:15pm BBC2
Friday 28th October 2011 2:15pm BBC1
Friday 15th June 2012 5:45pm BBC HD
Sunday 21st December 2014 7:00pm Drama
Wednesday 13th January 2016 9:00am Drama
Wednesday 13th January 2016 4:00pm Drama
Wednesday 3rd February 2016 9:00am Drama
Wednesday 3rd February 2016 4:00pm Drama
Thursday 4th February 2016 2:40am Drama
Monday 4th April 2016 3:40pm BBC2
Saturday 6th August 2016 1:40am Drama
Saturday 27th August 2016 2:20am Drama
Monday 5th September 2016 7:10am Drama
Thursday 30th November 2017 3:45pm BBC2
Friday 2nd October 2020 1:45pm BBC1

Cast & crew

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
Dafydd Hywel Ceri Joseff
Alun Ap Brinley PC Emlyn Dawkins
Naomi Everson Gina Nicolli
Mark Williams Richard Sharpe
Beth Robert Sylvia Sharpe
Alexander Vlahos Tom Evans
Gareth Bale Alun
Lee Mengo Bryn
Guest cast
John Weldon Dafydd Lewis
Writing team
Bill Armstrong Writer
Production team
Tim Whitby Director
Tom Ware Executive Producer
Deep Sehgal Executive Producer

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