Brian Jackson: Doctors

Date - 22 January, 2014, All News Television

Brian Jackson is Jonesy Dalmond in today’s instalment of Doctors on BBC One at 13:45.

Emma encounters an elderly jazz singer whose contagious joie de vivre is covering a grim reality, and helps her to make a life changing decision. Al meets the perfect woman, but can he stop himself picking fault where there is none?

Set in the fictional midlands town of Letherbridge, the series has been sunning for 13 years, picking up a variety of different nominations and awards.

Doctors films in Birmingham and follows the lives of the staff and patients at the busy Mill Health Centre and Campus Surgery. The format of each episode typically sees the doctors and nurses of the practice meeting their patients, both at the surgeries and on house calls, dealing with their medical complaints alongside other continuing story lines.

The series is produced by BBC Birmingham, with the first episode broadcast on 27th March 2000. It was created by Chris Murray, developed by Mal Young and originally produced by Carson Black.

Brian’s episode will be available on BBC iPlayer from tomorrow.


Brian Jackson has had a remarkable and varied career, from worldwide recognition as ‘The Man From Del Monte’ to appearing in the award winning Afore Night Come and The Wars of the Roses for the Royal Shakespeare Company, directed by Sir Peter Hall.

From appearing alongside Ginger Rogers in the musical Mame in the West End’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Brian has gone on to appear in well over 100 plays, including numerous productions for the RSC and The Old Vic. He most recently appeared in the No 1 UK Tour of Dad's Army.

Brian's feature film debut was in Carry On Sergeant with other notable screen appearances in Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda, Le Baiser/The Kiss, Sherlock Holmes, Ealing Comedy, Cash and Curry, Shadowchaser, Ivanhoe, The Long Goodbye and While She Slept.

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