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 3 (BBC One Daytime), Episode 5 - Into The Light

Prem and Kamini uncover the real plan behind New Trefelin.

Further details

Prem and Emlyn begin to suspect foul play behind the collapse at the mine. If it is no accident, then Aled and Daf are the prime suspects, but they protest their innocence.

Robert pleads with Megan to leave Trefelin with him, but Prem confronts him with the truth about his past and Basil's real intentions. With Dan's help, Kamini uncovers the real story behind the plans for New Trefelin, leading Prem to challenge Basil to explain the brothers' real motives in returning home.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th November 2013
45 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 2nd March 2014 2:15pm BBC1
Sunday 8th March 2015 1:00am Drama
Sunday 8th March 2015 7:00pm Drama
Wednesday 27th January 2016 9:00am Drama
Wednesday 27th January 2016 4:00pm Drama
Thursday 18th February 2016 9:00am Drama
Thursday 18th February 2016 4:00pm Drama
Friday 19th February 2016 1:50am Drama
Friday 15th April 2016 3:10pm BBC2
Saturday 20th August 2016 1:40am Drama
Tuesday 13th September 2016 2:20am Drama
Thursday 29th September 2016 2:20am Drama
Friday 16th October 2020 1:45pm BBC1

Cast & crew

Sanjeev Bhaskar Dr. Prem Sharma
Matthew Aubrey Aled Williams
Sion Pritchard Daf Thomas
Ceri Murphy Graham
Ayesha Dharker Kamini Sharma
Mali Harries Megan Evans
Jacob Oakley Dan Griffiths
Erica Eirian Sian Davies
Dafydd Hywel Ceri Joseff
Alun Ap Brinley PC Emlyn Dawkins
William Houston Basil Thomas
Rhydian Jones Robert Thomas
Guest cast
Eiry Thomas Mrs Williams
Writing team
Rob Gittins Writer
Production team
Lee Haven Jones Director
Eryl Huw Phillips Producer
Tom Ware Executive Producer
Deep Sehgal Executive Producer
Gerard Melling Executive Producer
John Gillanders Editor
Venita Gribble Production Designer
Barnaby Taylor Composer

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