List of Doctors characters

Doctors is a British medical soap opera which began broadcasting on BBC One on 26 March 2000.[1] Set in the fictional West Midlands town of Letherbridge, the soap follows the lives of the staff and patients of the Mill Health Centre, a fictional NHS doctor's surgery, as well as its sister surgery located at a nearby university campus. The following is a list of characters who currently appear in the programme, listed in order of first appearance. In the case that more than one actor has portrayed a character, the current actor portraying the character is listed first.

Doctors currently has a core cast of twelve regular characters: business manager Bear Sylvester (Dex Lee); partners and practitioners Daniel Granger (Matthew Chambers) and Zara Carmichael (Elisabeth Dermot Walsh); general practitioners Jimmi Clay (Adrian Lewis Morgan), Emma Reid (Dido Miles), Al Haskey (Ian Midlane) and Sid Vere (Ashley Rice); consultant midwife Ruhma Carter (Bharti Patel); advanced nurse practitioner Luca McIntyre (Ross McLaren); receptionists Karen Hollins (Jan Pearson) and Valerie Pitman (Sarah Moyle) and police sergeant Rob Hollins (Chris Walker). As well as the regular cast, Doctors also features appearances from numerous recurring and guest characters. These currently include: relatives Izzie Torres (Bethan Moore); Joe Granger Carmichael); Shak Hanif (Sunjay Midda); Eve Haskey (Rachel Bell) and Laurence Richards (Rishard Beckett); security guard Barry Biglow (David Perks); police constable Pat Dyson (Dawn Butler); prison guard Vincent Manning (Laurence Saunders) and police sergeant Harriet Shelton (Carley Stenson).

Present charactersEdit

Regular charactersEdit

Character Actor Role First appearance Ref.
Jimmi Clay Adrian Lewis Morgan General practitioner, force medical examiner, counsellor 5 September 2005 [2]
Daniel Granger Matthew Chambers General practitioner, partner 9 July 2007 [3]
Karen Hollins Jan Pearson Head receptionist 23 February 2009 [4]
Zara Carmichael Elisabeth Dermot Walsh General practitioner, partner 4 June 2009 [5]
Rob Hollins Chris Walker Police sergeant 24 July 2009 [6]
Emma Reid Dido Miles General practitioner, force medical examiner 2 October 2012 [7]
Valerie Pitman Sarah Moyle Receptionist 15 October 2012 [8]
Al Haskey Ian Midlane General practitioner 13 November 2012 [9]
Sid Vere Ashley Rice General practitioner, first responder 27 April 2015 [10]
Ruhma Carter Bharti Patel Senior sister and consultant midwife 15 October 2015 [11]
Bear Sylvester Dex Lee Business manager 18 November 2019 [12]
Luca McIntyre Ross McLaren Advanced nurse practitioner 24 February 2021 [13]

Recurring and guest charactersEdit

Character Actor Role First appearance Ref.
Izzie Torres Bethan Moore Relative 15 December 2008 [14]
Maizey Corbett
Jasmin and Nicole Parkinson
Barry Biglow David Perks Security guard 9 April 2010 [15]
Joe Granger Carmichael Oliver Falconer Relative 13 February 2012 [16]
Roman Law
Kaiden and Kori Leigh Miles
Corey and Luka Donnelly
George Black
Nathaniel Arthur Stocks
River Mahjouri
Harrison and Lily-Sue Horbury
Olivia and Oscar Wilson
Emily and Lewis Whitehouse
Shak Hanif Sunjay Midda Relative 14 December 2015 [17]
Eve Haskey Rachel Bell Relative 6 March 2017 [18]
Pat Dyson Dawn Butler Police constable 2 June 2017 [19]
Laurence Richards Rishard Beckett Relative 24 May 2019 [20]
Vincent Manning Laurence Saunders Prison guard 10 January 2020 [21]
Harriet Shelton Carley Stenson Police sergeant 28 April 2021 [22]
Nathan Sallery James Barriscale Love interest 6 May 2021 [23]

Former charactersEdit

Former regular charactersEdit

Character Actor First appearance Last appearance
Anoushka Flynn Carli Norris 26 March 2000 19 May 2000
Ruth Harding Yvonne Brewster 26 March 2000 30 April 2001
Joanna Helm Sarah Manners 26 March 2000 1 June 2001
Rana Mistry Akbar Kurtha 26 March 2000 1 June 2001
Steve Rawlings Mark Frost 26 March 2000 1 June 2001
Caroline Powers Jacqueline Leonard 26 March 2000 1 June 2001
Beth Carlyle Valerie Gogan 19 October 2001 3 April 2002
Katrina Bullen Tabitha Wady 3 September 2001 22 May 2002
Kali Hamanda Nicole Arumugam 23 November 2001 22 May 2002
Alex North Tim Downie 4 March 2002 25 November 2002
Oliver Berg Laurence Penry-Jones 2 September 2002 1 September 2003
Carolina Shaw Ela Kay 18 September 2002 1 September 2003
Debbie McQueen Emma Fildes 2 October 2003 16 February 2004
Jude Carlyle Natalie J. Robb 3 September 2001 19 March 2004
Jake McQueen Travis Oliver 1 August 2003 22 June 2005
Tasha Verma Shabana Bakhsh 5 October 2004 18 April 2005
Jack Ford Steven Hartley 23 November 2004 18 April 2005
Ben Kwarme Ariyon Bakare 3 September 2001 13 June 2005
Nathan Bailey Akemnji Ndifornyen 16 February 2004 13 June 2005
Claire Thompson Tara Coleman-Starr 6 October 2000 18 November 2005
Helen Thompson Corrinne Wicks 26 March 2000 16 December 2005
Marc Elliot Tom Butcher 5 October 2001 16 December 2005
Elizabeth Croft Jaye Griffiths 3 January 2006 24 April 2006
Sarah Finch Andrea Green 10 May 2004 27 April 2006
Kate McGuire Maggie Cronin 26 March 2000 26 May 2006
Mac McGuire Christopher Timothy 26 March 2000 26 May 2006
Faith Walker Eva Fontaine 11 May 2001 15 June 2006
Greg Robinson Ben Jones 30 April 2003 13 April 2007
Donna Parmar Martha Howe-Douglas 24 April 2006 11 May 2007
Liam McGuire Tim Matthews 6 December 2001 17 December 2007
Nick West Michael McKell 6 March 2006 8 October 2008
Jess Adams Shivarna Mitra 5 March 2001 7 January 2009
George Woodson Stirling Gallacher 7 January 2003 27 March 2009
Ronnie Woodson Seán Gleeson 17 January 2003 27 March 2009
Vivien March Anita Carey 17 May 2007 27 March 2009
Archie Hallam Matt Kennard 21 August 2007 27 April 2009
Melody Bell Elizabeth Bower 30 July 2007 4 June 2009
Lily Hassan Seeta Indrani 28 October 2008 31 March 2010
Charlie Bradfield Philip McGough 5 January 2010 23 September 2010
Michelle Corrigan Donnaleigh Bailey 8 June 2006 13 August 2010
Joe Fenton Stephen Boxer 4 September 2006 10 December 2010
Ruth Pearce Selina Chilton 18 April 2008 4 January 2011
Simon Bond David Sturzaker 13 May 2009 6 April 2011
Freya Wilson Lu Corfield 11 May 2011 18 June 2012
Elaine Cassidy Janet Dibley 30 August 2010 28 September 2012
Cherry Malone Sophie Abelson 6 April 2009 19 October 2012
Jas Khella Vineeta Rishi 21 August 2012 29 November 2013
Chris Reid Nathan Wright 23 October 2012 11 April 2014
Mandy Marquez Danielle Henry 10 February 2012 7 October 2014
Kevin Tyler Simon Rivers 11 May 2011 30 October 2014
Jack Hollins Nicolas Woodman 4 August 2009 19 December 2014
Howard Bellamy Ian Kelsey 28 May 2012 26 October 2015
Niamh Donoghue Jessica Regan 1 May 2014 1 April 2016
Anthony Harker Adam Astill 18 December 2015 20 April 2016
Amanda Vardalis Emma Samms 14 October 2005 1 June 2018
Penny Stevenson Cerrie Burnell 30 May 2018 27 June 2018
Heston Carter Owen Brenman 14 October 2008 12 November 2018
Mrs Tembe Lorna Laidlaw 5 January 2011 13 February 2019
Becky Clarke Ali Bastian 5 February 2019 6 November 2019
Julia Parsons Diane Keen 13 January 2003 27 March 2020
Ayesha Lee Laura Rollins 30 September 2014 5 June 2020

Former recurring and guest charactersEdit

Character Actor First appearance Last appearance
Candy Williams Leanne Wilson 19 April 2001 1 June 2001
Mavis Ryder Elaine Donnelly 3 October 2001 6 October 2003
Harry Fisher Sean Arnold 6 September 2004 29 October 2004
Mr. Julian Carter Mark Holden 21 November 2005 2 December 2005
Rico Da Silva Felix D'Alviella 24 March 2006 13 April 2007
Tony Corrigan Ian Blower 10 May 2007 16 May 2007
Mike Kelsey James Carlton 2 September 2008 28 October 2008
Bracken Woodson Jessica Gallacher 16 December 2005 27 March 2009
Scott Nielson Sam Heughan 30 September 2009 23 November 2009
Ivor Juggins Steven O'Donnell 4 January 2010 21 January 2010
Sissy Juggins Debbie Chazen 4 January 2010 21 January 2010
Sapphire Cox Ami Metcalf 23 February 2010 31 March 2010
Vera Corrigan Doña Croll 10 May 2007 10 August 2010
Sue Bond Tessa Peake-Jones 3 September 2009 12 January 2011
Howard Bond Neil McCaul 3 September 2009 12 January 2011
Lisa Torres Michelle Lukes 28 January 2009 28 March 2011
Eva Moore Angela Lonsdale 18 October 2007 16 September 2011
Lauren Porter Alexis Peterman 5 August 2011 28 September 2011
Akono Mezu Emmanuel Idowu 13 January 2012 3 February 2012
Malcolm Malone Jeremy Swift 31 January 2012 14 February 2012
Paula Malone Tracey Childs 31 January 2012 14 February 2012
Marina Bonnaire Marian McLoughlin 25 October 2011 7 March 2012
Aliona McGregor Catriona Toop 28 April 2012 18 April 2012
Patrick McGuire Alan McKenna 16 November 2000 16 May 2012
Chloe McGuire Siena Pugsley 13 September 2010 16 May 2012
Martin Millar Miles Anderson 3 April 2012 18 May 2012
Jed Grey Paul Shelley 18 January 2010 14 September 2012
Helen Callaway Jade Williams 17 September 2012 20 September 2012
Harrison Kellor James Larkin 11 August 2011 21 September 2012
Alex Redmond Stuart Laing 18 September 2012 21 September 2012
Kingsley Apollo Charlie Hollway 13 September 2012 24 September 2012
Grace Jacobs Naomi Battrick 5 September 2012 1 October 2012
Franklyn Ward Steven Meo 10 February 2012 1 November 2012
Terry Woods Tom Roberts 9 November 2009 21 November 2012
Nadia Ahmed Hema Mangoo 23 November 2012 11 January 2013
Laura Tyler Rebecca Lacey 4 December 2012 11 January 2013
Zarif Khan Asif Khan 10 December 2012 11 January 2013
Sam Reid Grant Masters 21 December 2012 27 March 2013
Alex Collier Hannah Waterman 18 July 2012 27 March 2013
Thomas Tembe Jude Akuwudike 26 April 2013 1 May 2013
Sonia O'Neil Ruth Millar 22 April 2013 14 May 2013
Dave Cartwright Steve Jackson 24 April 2013 14 May 2013
Barbara Land Isabelle Amyes 26 September 2012 20 May 2013
Liam Slade Ryan Prescott 29 May 2013 22 July 2013
Cynthia Green Celia Montague 1 February 2012 19 August 2013
Fleur Rogers Sandra Huggett 16 September 2013 11 October 2013
Gloria Newton Carol Holt 16 October 2013 30 October 2013
Sigourney Newton Anna Nightingale 16 October 2013 1 November 2013
Aran Chandar Davood Ghadami 18 October 2012 29 November 2013
Hermione Benford Rebekah Manning 9 January 2014 24 February 2014
Lois Wilson Lu Corfield 27 February 2014 18 March 2014
Tom Cooper Seth Jee 6 December 2010 16 May 2014
Josh Robson Matthew Wait 30 April 2014 18 August 2014
Toni Macpherson Esther Hall 15 July 2014 4 September 2014
Oliver Clarke Roger May 16 May 2011 30 September 2014
Poppy Conroy Claudia Jessie 9 September 2014 14 October 2014
Gary Lucas Iain Fletcher 23 October 2013 24 February 2015
Franc Christophe Daniel Schutzmann 18 November 2014 24 February 2015
Andy Johnson Gabriel Paul 12 November 2014 27 February 2015
Tracey Buxton Natasha James 20 January 2015 10 March 2015
Heather Irvine Rebecca Grant 2 March 2015 1 May 2015
Michael Burnett Milo Twomey 5 May 2015 26 June 2015
Sean Donoghue Shane O'Meara 29 July 2015 12 August 2015
Andy Weston Ian Mercer 13 August 2015 10 September 2015
Daisy Murray Michelle Bonnard 27 August 2015 11 September 2015
Desmond Noakes Michael Bott 13 August 2015 14 September 2015
Hayden Connor Sean Browne 11 September 2015 13 October 2015
Viv Marchant Martine Brown 23 August 2013 28 October 2015
Brian Miles David Hounslow 9 October 2009 4 March 2016
Ben Owens James Daffern 11 March 2016 1 April 2016
Paul Cuthbert Andrew Moss 14 April 2016 10 June 2016
Rhiannon Davis Lucy-Jo Hudson 14 April 2016 10 June 2016
Marion Granger Susan Wooldridge 15 January 2009 7 September 2016
Seb Gooder Miles Yekinni 5 October 2016 4 November 2016
Rosie Griffiths Natasha Cottriall 2 November 2016 30 January 2017
Max Bauman Tom Wells 22 November 2016 30 January 2017
Tyler Green David Atkins 19 October 2016 2 February 2017
Adam Reynolds Taro Bahar 6 December 2016 17 February 2017
Mrs Merriam Doreen Mantle 20 July 2012 1 March 2017
Karl Lee Jimmy Roye-Dunne 30 March 2017 25 April 2017
JJ Kenright Neal Barry 17 February 2017 30 May 2017
Sierra Lee Kaya-Louise Stewart 16 October 2014 28 June 2017
Millie Price
Brenda Lee Andrea Gordon 16 October 2014 4 September 2017
Amber Harvey Lisa Ellis 13 June 2017 4 September 2017
Megan Sharma Ritu Arya 18 April 2017 14 September 2017
Jane Fairweather Patricia Potter 21 April 2016 11 October 2017
Lynette Driver Elizabeth Rider 4 August 2009 12 October 2017
Austin Lonsdale Reis Bruce 18 October 2017 13 December 2017
Tom Stanton Dominic Power 25 October 2017 13 December 2017
Carlene Lonsdale Rebecca Raybone 13 October 2017 13 December 2017
Lily Baker Cherrelle Skeete 30 October 2017 3 January 2018
Besa Kotti Aruhan Galieva 12 December 2017 12 January 2018
Will Hurran Robin Morrissey 11 January 2018 16 February 2018
Erin Anderson Laura Ainsworth 18 January 2018 30 January 2018
Ben Galadima Michael Fatogun 18 January 2018 9 March 2018
Tariq Amiri Chaneil Kular 7 June 2018 10 September 2018
Mr. Smail Neil Grainger 19 September 2018 26 September 2018
Leo Tomas Aaron Fontaine 10 September 2018 10 October 2018
James Coulter Daniel Kerr 20 April 2018 12 October 2018
Gordon Clement Steven Elder 15 February 2013 13 February 2019
Enzo D'Agostino Jack Derges 18 April 2019 8 May 2019
Estelle Vere Suzette Llewellyn 12 April 2019 29 May 2019
Tye Vere Daniel Hill 12 April 2019 29 May 2019
Alia Hanif Lisa Ambalavanar 14 October 2015 3 September 2019
Mandy Thandi
Theresa Sutton Ibinabo Jack 5 September 2019 18 September 2019
Phil Sutton Jack Bennett 5 September 2019 18 September 2019
Ray Hopkins Bruce Alexander 17 September 2019 27 September 2019
Adam Regan Edward MacLiam 21 October 2019 17 December 2019
Gareth Regan 13 November 2019 17 December 2019
David Klarfeld Simon Schatzberger 21 January 2020 24 January 2020
Bowser Nicholas Aaron 20 January 2020 10 February 2020
Lena Baker Josephine Butler 30 November 2016 17 February 2020
Abz Baker Amy Bowden 21 February 2020 5 March 2020
Jaime Mallinson Joe Ashman 27 February 2020 5 March 2020
Lex Whitmore Eleanor House 24 February 2020 5 March 2020
Eileen Richards Rachel Atkins 17 March 2020 20 March 2020
Chloe Margrave Tanya Loretta-Dee 19 December 2019 24 March 2020
John Butler Richard Huw 19 December 2019 24 March 2020
Harvey Marshall Louis Dempsey 16 March 2020 24 March 2020
Jasmine Dajani Lara Sawalha 19 February 2020 7 April 2020
Doug Machin Michael Hobbs 11 June 2019 15 April 2020
Leon Sharma Jonas Khan 6 January 2020 30 April 2020
Mark Rees Kiefer Moriarty 11 May 2020 15 May 2020
Su Turtle Sam Battersea 12 April 2018 20 May 2020
Imogen Hollins Charlie Clemmow 4 September 2009 12 June 2020
Jayden Hunt Ciaran Stow 30 April 2020 2 November 2020
Tanya Rees Leila Mimmack 11 May 2020 12 November 2020
Deborah Kovak Jamie-Rose Monk 26 May 2020 18 November 2020
Grahame McKenna Paul Bazely 4 May 2020 18 November 2020
Carrie Wade Sarah Ovens 1 April 2020 16 December 2020
Aashiq Sawney Raj Ghatak 16 November 2020 11 February 2021
Lily Walker Verity Rushworth 9 June 2020 22 February 2021
Tom Robson Max True 23 November 2020 25 February 2021
Ella Robson Lily-Mae Evans 23 November 2020 25 February 2021
Maisie Wilson Silvia Presente 1 March 2021 23 March 2021
Anita Chandola Hannah Khalique-Brown 1 March 2021 23 March 2021
Miranda Evans Ruthie Henshall 25 March 2021 22 April 2021
Ricky Delaine Neil Roberts 26 February 2016 5 May 2021

Lists of characters by year of introductionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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