The Indian Doctor

THE INDIAN DOCTOR is a comedy drama set in the 1960s, when a South Wales coal mining community is changed forever following the death of the local doctor, whose replacement comes as quite a shock to the villagers. High-flying Delhi graduate Dr. Prem Sharma (Sanjeev Bhaskar -The Kumars at No. 42; Paddington 2) and his wife, Kamini (Ayesha Dharker - Indian Summers, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones), eschew a glamorous lifestyle in London for the sleepy Welsh village of Trefelin. Once in Wales, they quickly become embroiled in the lives of the villagers, although the regal Kamini is determined they are leaving as soon as possible. It won't be smooth sailing as Prem quickly starts to realize that things are not quite as they should be. Featuring appearances by Mark Williams (Father Brown), Mali Harries (Hinterland), and Mark Heap (The Trouble witt Maggie Cole).

The Indian Doctor By Episode

  • The Arrival (#101)

    High-flying Delhi graduate Dr. Prem Sharma and his wife Kamini first move to the UK after being wooed by dreams of riches and glamour, only to find themselves residing in a small Welsh mining village.

  • The Diary (#102)

    Colliery manager Richard Sharpe (Mark Williams - Father Brown) is desperate to get hold of a mysterious diary left behind by Prem's predecessor Dr.

  • Young Hearts (#103)

    The Indian Doctor's wife, Kamini Sharma, is still desperate to leave the village of Trefelin.

  • The Van (#104)

    When a rather unusual van arrives in the village, the driver, a well-known rugby player, creates a real stir and it looks like the doctor's luck is changing for the better.

  • The Fete (#105)

    A lot is going on behind the scenes as the fete preparations continue.

  • Foreign Bodies (#201)

    Dr. Prem Sharma and his wife Kamini nervously await the arrival of his dreaded mother-in-law, Pushpa.

  • Immunity (#202)

    Dr. Prem Sharma finds himself under pressure to track down and save Dan before it is too late.

  • The Miracle (#203)

    Trefelin is deserted as Prem waits for a vaccination unit to arrive from Cardiff.

  • Quarantine (#204)

    With Trefelin under quarantine, supplies are getting low.

  • The Source (#205)

    Reporters gather at the surgery to hear that the outbreak of smallpox in Trefelin is finally under control.

  • The Prodigals' Return (#301)

    Trefelin, the sleepy Welsh Valleys town in which Prem set up practice three years ago, is rudely awakened by the throaty roar of an American sports car carrying returning prodigals Basil and Robert Thomas, sons of the erstwhile local mine owner.

  • The Gold Rush (#302)

    As the suave doctor Robert renews his acquaintance with childhood sweetheart Megan, older brother Basil ingratiates himself with villagers eager to exchange their house deeds as a deposit on a swanky house in his new development.

  • Desperate Measures (#303)

    Sian decides that farmer Ceri might be worth ensnaring with her feminine charms - at least if he really has come into some unexpected money - and Robert is doing his best to woo his old girlfriend Megan, much to Emlyn's alarm.

  • Trapped (#304)

    Basil's continuing drive for villagers to exchange their deeds for new houses is reaping great results, and a visit to Sian's shop suggests he may be in for an unexpected investment from an unlikely source.

  • Into The Light (#305)

    Robert pleads with Megan to leave Trefelin with him, but it's down to Prem to discover the real truth about his past.


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