Doctors in Distress
With a theme tune by Ian Levine.
Hidden camera show. Presented by Derek Thompson in character as Charlie Fairhead.
Actors that have appeared as doctors in television programmes are placed in difficult situations. They then have to use their skill and judgment to extricate themselves from the difficulties. Viewers then text (premium rate) to vote which celebrity has performed best. The winner gets a few hundred quid for their chosen charity.
Actors include Nigel from Eastenders (now in Holby); Sylvester McCoy, Christopher Timothy, Dr Legg (from Eastenders).
Scenarios include: waking up in house with unknown partner sharing bed; being chased by the police while going about daily business (possibly travelling home from shops); visiting a house and discovering “murder scene”; being diagnosed with horrible illness during routine medical examination, and the like.