The Indian Doctor

The BEST episodes of The Indian Doctor

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

The life of a South Wales mining village is changed forever when a doctor and his wife arrive from the Indian sub-continent in the Sixties, in this new five-part period comedy drama for BBC One Daytime.

Last Updated: 4/28/2022Network: BBC One
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Immunity
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8.36
73 votes

#1 - Immunity

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/28/2012

Prem is under a lot of pressure to find and save Dan before it is too late.

Directors: Gwennan Sage
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Foreign Bodies
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8.25
76 votes

#2 - Foreign Bodies

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/27/2012

Prem Sharma and his wife Kamini await the arrival of his formidable mother-in-law, Pushpa who is paying a visit.

Directors: Gwennan Sage
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Trapped
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8.20
5 votes

#3 - Trapped

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/7/2013

Prem, Emlyn and Owen find themselves trapped underground following an unexplained accident at the mine. Basil continues to try and convince the villagers to exchange their deeds for new houses.

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Quarantine
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8.12
43 votes

#4 - Quarantine

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/1/2012

With Trefelin under quarantine, supplies are getting low. Despite Prem's attempts to piece together the evidence, the real source of the outbreak is still unknown. As one by one the miners who played cards in Ceri's barn fall victim to the virus, it seems that Dan knows more than he is letting on about how he fell ill.

Directors: Lee Haven Jones
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Desperate Measures
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8.10
10 votes

#5 - Desperate Measures

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/6/2013

Basil Thomas attempts to advise Sergeant Dawkins who he thinks is to blame following an act of sabotage. Sian decides that Ceri might be worth attempting to charm. Prem learns that against his advice, Owen has decided to go back to work at the mine which has some disastrous results..

Directors: Lee Haven Jones
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The Gold Rush
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8.08
39 votes

#6 - The Gold Rush

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/5/2013

The Thomas brothers attempt to convince the Trefelin inhabitants to agree their plan for a futuristic new town. Robert renews his acquaintance with former sweetheart Megan as Basil attempts to ingratiates himself with the villagers.

Directors: Lee Haven Jones
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The Source
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8.02
44 votes

#7 - The Source

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/2/2012

Reporters gather at the surgery to hear that the outbreak of smallpox in Trefelin is finally under control. But Prem is not convinced that they have managed to locate the real source of the disease, and so the village is still not safe.

Directors: Gwennan Sage
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Into The Light
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8.00
5 votes

#8 - Into The Light

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/8/2013

Prem and Emlyn find out that foul play is responsible for the collapse at the mine. Aled and Daf are the prime suspects, despite their protests of their innocence. Robert attempts to convince Megan to leave Trefelin with him, and it’s down to Prem to find out the real truth about his past.

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The Van
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7.96
75 votes

#9 - The Van

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/18/2010

The new doctor, Prem Sharma, comes up with a cunning plan to diagnose the miners' health problems.

Directors: Tim Whitby
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The Miracle
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7.93
43 votes

#10 - The Miracle

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/29/2012

Trefelin is deserted as Prem waits for a vaccination unit to arrive from Cardiff. But Reverend Todd is still determined that only he can save the village, and wastes no time in telling the villagers that God has stepped in where Prem's medicine has failed. The community seems oblivious to the deadly outbreak that it faces, and Prem seems to be losing the fight.

Directors: Lee Haven Jones
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The Fete
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7.90
77 votes

#11 - The Fete

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/19/2010

The village of Trefelin is preparing for the annual summer fete, but there's a lot going on behind the scenes. Dr Sharma is preparing to leave the village for good, and Mrs Sharma goes in search of the missing Dan - but she finds more than she bargained for. Sharpe has been promoted, and Megan pleads with Dr Sharma to stay and help the miners fight for justice. The series builds to a climax as the doctor takes on Sharpe once and for all...

Directors: Tim Whitby
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Young Hearts
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7.89
76 votes

#12 - Young Hearts

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/17/2010

The Indian Doctor's wife, Kamini Sharma, is still desperate to leave the village of Trefelin. But as she tries to escape, she finds herself becoming the only person who can help local tearaway Dan when he gets into trouble.

Directors: Tim Whitby
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The Diary
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7.87
79 votes

#13 - The Diary

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/16/2010

Colliery manager Richard Sharpe is still desperate to find a mysterious green leather diary left behind by Prem's predecessor, Dr Elwyn.

Directors: Tim Whitby
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The Arrival
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7.75
48 votes

#14 - The Arrival

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/15/2010

The sleepy Welsh mining village of Trefelin is in for a shock. When the local doctor dies, his replacement isn't quite what people expect - Prem Sharma is the Indian doctor.

Directors: Tim Whitby
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The Prodigals Return
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7.37
41 votes

#15 - The Prodigals Return

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/4/2013

When Basil and Robert Thomas, the sons of a local mine owner, return to the village they are welcomed with open arms, but Prem and his wife Kamini must face the prospect of possibly becoming outcasts once again.

Directors: Lee Haven Jones
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