Doctors (soap opera)

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Doctors is a British television soap opera. It is broadcast every day from the BBC.


The series takes place in the fictional city Letherbridge. In it, the missions and operations of the doctors of a medical center as well as the everyday work of the hospital staff of the adjacent Universitätschirugie be shown.

Doctors started in 2000 with Christopher Timothy as Dr. Brendan McGuire. Timothy, who was already known for the role of Dr. James Herriot in the television series "All Creatures Great and Small " (All Creatures Great And Small ), but the series left in May 2006.


Energy produced by the BBC Birmingham since 2000 in series is continuously broadcast on BBC One. Unlike other British soap operas there were lengthy interruptions until 2007 during the summer months. Originally the series in the " Pebble Mill Studios " the BBC was filmed in Edgbaston. But in the fourth year of the series filming the Pebble Mill studios were closed and so the production moved to the "BBC Drama Village grounds " in Selly Oak to. Other parts of the program, such as the police station are rotated since on the BMS World mission compound also known as IMC International Mission Centre in Weoley Park Road 24 in Selly Oak.

Since 16 February 2009, Doctors will be shown in high definition on the BBC HD channel, each at 18 clock.

The soap opera has an audience between 1.5 and 2 million viewers, with an audience of over 25% per episode. But since 2009 Doctors has increased its share and now the mission of 3.5 million television viewers followed each episode. This corresponds to an audience per episode of 50%.

The series Doctors is the only British soap opera, in which each episode is given a separate title.


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