Doctors: S21E137 – Rock and a Hard Place
Thursday 4 June 2020
BBC One: 13:45

  • Produced by Carol Harding
  • Written by Maggie Innes
  • Directed by Steve M Kelly


Ayesha’s attempt to buy herself some time backfires.

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Tanya risks making things worse when she defends Ruhma.

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Sid meets a student who’s unusual obsession traps him between a rock and a hard place.

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Ayesha hands in her notice to Daniel, Zara and Bear, giving them a month’s notice.

Student Ricky has ambitions to enter the world Rock, Paper Scissors championship.

Ruhma finds an email that she has overlooked which is from her manager requesting a meeting today.

Ayesha informs Zara that she needs to leave next week instead and Zara even shocks herself with her response.


  • Ade Ajibade as Mala Stokes
  • Ashley Rice as Dr Sid Vere
  • Bharti Patel as Ruhma Carter
  • Dex Lee as Bear Sylvester
  • Elizabeth Dermot Walsh as Dr Zara Charmichael
  • Jamie-Rose Monk as Deborah Kovak
  • Laura Rollins as Ayesha Lee
  • Leila Mimmack as Tanya Rees
  • Matthew Chambers as Dr Daniel Granger
  • Max Lohan as Ricky Pratchet
  • Paul Bazely as Grahame McKenna
  • Sunjay Midda as Shak Hanif