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

The Indian Doctor

BBC One and BBC One Wales 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 5 - The Fete

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

Full synopsis

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

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


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

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
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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