Doctors: S22E07 – Loss or Absence
Thursday 25 February 2021
BBC One: 13:45

  • Produced by Simon J Curtis
  • Written by Jeremy Hylton Davies
  • Directed by Jennie Paddon

Karen and Rob are devastated as the consequences for Tom, Ella and Simon become evident.

Ruhma tries to help a hopeful father-to-be and his partner when the reality of their situation is revealed.

Rob and Karen, at the police station, know Tom and Ella are being questioned. Rob and Karen reel at the days events. Karen is on the phone to Daniel, filling him in. Daniel’s equally shocked. Karen, emotional, feels useless to help.


  • Anjela Lauren Smith as Carole Simmons
  • Bharti Patel as Ruhma Carter
  • Chris Walker as Rob Hollins
  • Jan Pearson as Karen Hollins
  • Kate Somerton as Jane Goodwin
  • Laurence Saunders as Vincent Manning
  • Lily-Mae Evans as Ella Robson
  • Matthew Chambers as Dr Daniel Granger
  • Max True as Tom Robson
  • Paul McQuaid as Phil Addison
  • Tom Lister as Simon Robson