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The Indian Doctor 

When a sleepy 1960s Welsh mining town's only doctor dies, the only replacement the union representative could find arrives, straight from India. To everyone's surprise, he's better educated... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Jacob Oakley Jacob Oakley ...  Dan Griffiths 15 episodes, 2010-2013
Mali Harries Mali Harries ...  Megan Evans 15 episodes, 2010-2013
Sanjeev Bhaskar ...  Dr. Prem Sharma 15 episodes, 2010-2013
Ayesha Dharker ...  Kamini Sharma 15 episodes, 2010-2013
Ifan Huw Dafydd Ifan Huw Dafydd ...  Owen Griffiths 15 episodes, 2010-2013
Erica Eirian Erica Eirian ...  Sian Davies 14 episodes, 2010-2013
Alun ap Brinley Alun ap Brinley ...  Sgt. Emlyn Dawkins / ... 12 episodes, 2010-2013
Dafydd Hywel ...  Ceri Joseph 11 episodes, 2010-2013
Naomi Everson Naomi Everson ...  Gina Nicolli / ... 10 episodes, 2010-2012
James Morgan James Morgan ...  Miner / ... 10 episodes, 2010-2012
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When a sleepy 1960s Welsh mining town's only doctor dies, the only replacement the union representative could find arrives, straight from India. To everyone's surprise, he's better educated and more cultured then anyone they know, yet friendly and eager to help. His wife however looks down on the 'peasants', compared to viceregal Delhi, and wants him to move to London. Written by KGF Vissers

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UK

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English

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15 November 2010 (UK) See more »

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Az indiai orvos See more »

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excellent drama - more please!
19 November 2010 | by UKkevSee all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised by the wonderful cast, stunning scenery, accurate and thoughtful storytelling, and gorgeous HD picture quality. This really belongs in prime-time on a Sunday night because there are so many storyline threads that were not able to be resolved in just five 45 minute episodes, and I need to know what happens next to all the characters! With ITV foolishly cancelling Heartbeat and The Royal, the BBC should take advantage of this and commission another series of this feel-good family drama now. The cast were wonderful, very likable, and the 1963 setting - complete with a musical soundtrack of the day - was pure heaven.

Please, please, please BBC - let's have more of this series please and preferably in an early Sunday evening time-slot.


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