Dr Christian Will See You Now

Overview

Join Dr Christian Jessen for the ultimate health meets sex and relationships factual entertainment show as he throws open the doors to his all new, luxury, pop-up health clinic.

Dr Christian Will See You Now takes the drama, intensity and emotion of the natural precinct of the one-stop-shop health centre and translates it into a piece of bold, moving and heartfelt television. The series uses a fixed-rig set-up to create an authentic, observational environment for Dr Christian to diagnose, counsel and treat patients in 100% working doctor mode.

In each episode, a selection of carefully cast members of the public with pressing health problems put their private lives in the hands of Dr Christian and his larger-than-life, first-class medical team. Over the course of a single day, he helps each patient on the way to overcoming their life-changing conditions.

Playing the role of both doctor and counsellor, Dr Christian is creating the most honest and emotional health show there has ever been where nothing is off limits or taboo.

 

SERIES OVERVIEW

Each episode takes place in a single day. From the initial check-up to the specialist consultation, tests and treatment (if necessary), the viewers are with the characters every step of the way on this emotional and potentially life-changing journey.

The series explores the tension, emotion and drama of each contributor’s experience in intimate The fixed-rig set up captures all the finer details of the process – from Dr Christian’s emotional consultations to the personal moments between couples throughout the clinic.

Whilst Dr Christian is the only resident doctor, he regularly refers his patients to specialists, such as plastic surgeons and psychotherapists. These referrals all take place on the same day as the initial consultation, at the clinic.

Each episode cuts between all the different parts of the clinic for maximum tension and the odd bit of light relief. The series is also peppered with watercooler moments from around the clinicfeaturing the staff and the patients while they are in the waiting room.

 

Duration

  • 10 x 60'

Genre

  • Factual Entertainment

Producer

  • Firecracker Films

Commissioning Broadcaster

  • W (UKTV)

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Year of production

  • 2017