List of Doctors characters (2011)

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The following is a list of characters who first appeared in the BBC soap opera Doctors in 2011, by order of first appearance.

Mrs Tembe[edit]

Main article: Mrs Tembe

Jay Moffat[edit]

Jay Moffat
Doctors character
Portrayed by Jay Turner
First appearance 26 January 2011
Last appearance 27 January 2011
Introduced by Peter Eryl Lloyd
Classification Former; guest
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Home Letherbridge

Jay Moffat is a fictional character in the BBC soap, Doctors. He first appeared in a two part special entitled 'In The Queen's Arms' Part 1 & 2 which were originally aired on 26 and 27 January 2011 and is portrayed by Jay Turner.

Jay is killed in a hit-and-run outside a pub on New Year's Eve. A year later, the pub is derelict, and Danny (Jay's brother) wants to run a marathon in memory of him. Dr. Jimmi Clay (Adrian Lewis Morgan) thinks he may be pushing it though. Danny and Jay's ex-girlfriend Sam don't like the way the neighborhood is going, and are shocked when the pub is bought and the new owners want to turn it into an Asian establishment. Then Sam reckons the new owners are responsible for Jay's death.

Lucy Vaughn[edit]

Lucy Vaughn
Doctors character
Portrayed by Joanne Farrell
First appearance 11 February 2011
Last appearance 25 February 2011
Introduced by Peter Eryl Lloyd
Classification Former; guest
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Occupation University Lecturer
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Lucy Vaughn was a fictional character in the BBC soap, Doctors. She first appeared on 11 February 2011 and last appeared on 25 February 2011. She was portrayed by Joanne Farrell. Lucy was the University Lecturer of Jack Hollins (Nicolas Woodman) and she had a short relationship with him. Unaware to Jack, Lucy was married to Grant Myers, but Lucy said they were in a stale marriage and that she took pity on Grant.

Angie Briggs[edit]

Angie Briggs
Doctors character
Portrayed by Den Woods
First appearance 17 February 2011
Last appearance 14 April 2011
Introduced by Peter Eryl Lloyd
Classification Former; recurring
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Angie Briggs was a fictional character in the BBC soap, Doctors. She first appeared on 17 February 2011 and last appeared the day after on the 18 February 2011, she was portrayed by Den Woods. She made a brief return on 14 April 2011 at a party where her old friend, Karen Hollins (Jan Pearson) also attended. She is the single Brummie friend of Karen's, she tries to get Karen to constantly date other men, when Karen and her husband Rob Hollins (Chris Walker) are separated.

Dafydd Llewellyn[edit]

Dafydd Llewellyn
Doctors character
Portrayed by Richard Corgan
First appearance 4 March 2011
Last appearance 17 March 2011
Introduced by Peter Eryl Lloyd
Classification Former; guest

Dafydd "Daf" Llewellyn was a fictional character in the BBC soap, Doctors. He first appeared on 4 March 2011 and last appeared on 17 March 2011, he was portrayed by Richard Corgan. Daf was the childhood friend of Dr. Jimmi Clay (Adrian Lewis Morgan). He travelled the world and has never decided to settle down. He is a womanizer and flirted continuously with Cherry Malone (Sophie Abelson), even after she told him she didn't feel the same way. It was discovered that Daf was trying to get Jimmi to pay for a holiday to Spain for him, but Cherry found out and the friendship was over.

Ryan Murphy[edit]

Ryan Murphy
Doctors character
Portrayed by Kaine Barr
First appearance 7 April 2011
Last appearance 17 May 2011
Introduced by Peter Eryl Lloyd
Classification Former; recurring
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Occupation Sercurity Guard
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Ryan Murphy is a fictional character in the BBC soap, Doctors. He first appeared on 7 April 2011 and is portrayed by Kaine Barr. Ryan is a security guard and saw Imogen Hollins (Charlie Clemmow) attempt to steal a few bracelets, he told her that she must go on a date with him, or he'll tell the police what she did. It was later revealed on their date that he likes making pottery and he doesn't get on with his father, as he is an alcoholic.

Freya Wilson[edit]

Kevin Tyler[edit]

Kevin Tyler
Doctors character
Portrayed by Simon Rivers
Duration 2011–14
First appearance 11 May 2011
Last appearance 30 October 2014
Introduced by Peter Eryl Lloyd
Classification Former; regular
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Occupation General practitioner

Dr. Kevin Tyler is a fictional character in the BBC soap opera Doctors. He is portrayed by Simon Rivers and made his first appearance on 11 May 2011.

He first appeared on 11 May 2011 at a job interview at The Mill Health Centre where he met Dr. Freya Wilson (Lu Corfield); they both instantly disliked each other. Kevin was mentored by Dr. Daniel Granger (Matthew Chambers).

Lauren Porter[edit]

Lauren Porter
Doctors character
Portrayed by Alexis Peterman
First appearance 5 August 2011
Last appearance 20 September 2011
Introduced by Peter Eryl Lloyd
Classification Former; recurring
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Occupation Receptionist
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Lauren Porter is a fictional character in the BBC soap opera, Doctors. She was portrayed by Alexis Peterman, and made her first appearance on 5 August 2011, and last on 21 September 2011.

After Mrs. Tembe (Lorna Laidlaw) leaves on holiday, Julia Parsons (Diane Keen) contacts a daughter of an old friend, Lauren Porter. On her first day she immediately attracts the attention of all the practise members, particularly Dr. Kevin Tyler (Simon Rivers), but only disdain from Dr. Freya Wilson (Lu Corfield). Kevin instantly takes interest in Lauren, and tries to win her over by offering her dinner, but she turns him down. In August 2011, a patient waiting to see Dr. Jimmi Clay (Adrian Lewis Morgan) brings her pet rat to the surgery for comfort, which scares Kevin away. Lauren agrees to look after the patient's rat, placing it in a box, feeding it bread. Later, Lauren catches a homeless man named Dennis (Andy Devine) washing his hands and feet in the toilets at The Mill. Freya has words with Lauren after she makes a stereotypical judgement of Dennis. Lauren later agrees to see if Dennis has checked into a homeless shelter Freya recommended. However, she goes home and later tells Freya that Dennis hadn't followed her advice. Lauren continued to bully Imogen Hollins (Charlie Clemmow), wind up Kevin and clash with Imogen's mother Karen (Jan Pearson) when she finally confronted her over her antics. But her lover, Harrison Kellor (James Larkin), was furious when she gleefully admits that she has been cheating on him, and eventually murdered Lauren in a rage.

Harrison Kellor[edit]

Harrison Kellor
Doctors character
Portrayed by James Larkin
Duration 2011–12
First appearance 11 August 2011
Last appearance 21 September 2012
Introduced by Peter Eryl Lloyd
Spin-off
appearances
Fallout: Part 1
Fallout: Part 2
Fallout: Part 3
Fallout: Part 4
Fallout: Part 5
Classification Former; recurring
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Occupation Forensics/Crime Scene Investigator
Home Prison

Dr. Harrison Kellor first appeared on 11 August 2011 and is portrayed by James Larkin. Harrison is a forensics specialist at Letherbridge police station. He begins a relationship with Elaine Cassidy (Janet Dibley). After admitting that he is married, his marriage and relationship with Elaine both end. Having given Jack Hollins (Nicolas Woodman) work experience in his forensics laboratory, he starts up a new relationship with receptionist Lauren Porter (Alexis Peterman). When he finds out that Lauren had a relationship with Dr. Kevin Tyler (Simon Rivers), he murders her. He is then sent to prison.

Return[edit]

In August 2012, it was announced that Larkin had reprised his role.[1] Larkin is to appear in a week of episodes airing on the Red button as Harrison changes his plea for Lauren's murder to not guilty.[1] Elaine will be in "shock" and Alex Redmond (Stuart Laing) asks for help from Elaine, "which puts her in a difficult position".[1] A statement said, "Discovering that Alex's wife went missing after an affair with Harrison, Elaine is forced to consider that he may have killed other women too. Plagued by phone calls from Harrison in prison, will Elaine be able to confront her former lover and resist his charms?".[1] Series producer Mike Hobson finished in saying, "Lauren's murder was one of Doctors most popular storylines, and this Red Button event picks up on one of the show's most chilling villains, building across the week to a dramatic conclusion".[1] The first episode is to air on 17 September.[1] His return will also serve as the exit storyline for Elaine.[2]

Marina Bonnaire[edit]

Marina Bonnaire
Doctors character
Portrayed by Marian McLoughlin
Duration 2011–12
First appearance 25 October 2011
Last appearance 5 March 2012
Introduced by Peter Eryl Lloyd
Classification Former; recurring
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Occupation Health visitor
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Marina Bonnaire was a fictional character in the BBC soap opera, Doctors. She was portrayed by Marian McLoughlin and made her first on-screen appearance on 25 October 2011, she made her last appearance on 5 March 2012.

It was announced in spring 2011, that a new Nurse/ Health Visitor was to join the cast later on in the year. In August it was confirmed that Marian McLoughlin was to play the part. She was introduced to be the love interest of long-standing regular, Dr. Heston Carter (Owen Brenman). Marina is the new Health Visitor at The Mill Health Centre. She is well-liked by most staff, especially Heston whom she is in a relationship with. Because of her relationship with Heston, receptionist Mrs. Tembe (Lorna Laidlaw) has become very jealous of her, as she too has feelings for Heston. In November 2011, she moved into Heston's house, to son Ian's disapproval, but Ian did help move her things into his house.

During their relationship Marina became volatile and dispassionate towards Heston, and had very short temper. A culmination of all these things led to Heston deciding to end things between them. He asked Marina to leave the house, so she ended up back at her son Ian's place in the hope she could stay. Ian however saw that she was in the wrong, and told her she had landed herself in this mess.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Kilkelly, Daniel (29 August 2012). "'Doctors' lines up Red Button specials for Harrison return". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 30 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (3 September 2012). "'Doctors': Three departures confirmed". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 3 September 2012. 

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