Dr Clare Scott was a character in Emmerdale Farm in 1973. She appeared in 19 episodes. She first appeared at the end of Episode 61 (21 May 1973) when Sam Pearson went to see the doctor about his chest and last appeared that October although she remained in Beckindale until 1977 when she was replaced by Dr Jacobs. Dr Scott was born in London in 1942/43 and is the daughter of Sir Gerald Scott. She took over from 70 year old Dr Grant when he retired to Eastbourne and developed a friendship with Jack Sugden. Dr Scott was played by Joanna Tope.
Dr Claire Scott was born Claire Scott in London in 1942/1943. She was the daughter of Sir Gerald Scott and Mavis Scott and followed her father into the medical profession. She was posted to Beckindale in Yorkshire in 1973.
30 year old Dr Scott took over from 70 year old Dr Grant when he retired to Eastbourne in May 1973 and she developed a friendship with Jack Sugden. She also helped Charlie Nelson when he twisted his ankle and suggested that he go into an old peoples home. She last appeared in Episode 105 (22nd October 1973).
Dr Scott was not seen on screen after 1973 but was mentioned a few times until she left Beckindale in 1977. In March 1976 Dr Evans treated car crash victim Heather Bannerman at Emmerdale Farm while Dr Scott was still the village GP. Perhaps she was unavailable that day. Although Dr Scott was mentioned as being in attendance in April 1976 when Bella Ryland was dying of cancer.
By 1978, Dr Scott had left Beckindale and was never seen or heard from again.
First appearance Episode 61 (21 May 1973)
Last appearance Episode 105 (22nd October 1973)
Full Name: Claire Scott
Father Sir Gerald Scott
Mother Mavis Scott
- Episode 61 (21 May 1973)
- Episode 62 (22nd May 1973)
- Episode 63 (28th May 1973)
- Episode 70 (19th June 1973)
- Episode 71 (25th June 1973)
- Episode 73 (2nd July 1973)
- Episode 74 (3rd July 1973)
- Episode 75 (9th July 1973)
- Episode 76 (10th July 1973)
- Episode 77 (16th July 1973)
- Episode 91 (3rd September 1973)
- Episode 92 (4th September 1973)
- Episode 93 (10th September 1973)
- Episode 94 (11th September 1973)
- Episode 95 (17th September 1973)
- Episode 98 (25th September 1973)