Doc Martin. Image shows from L to R: Louisa Glasson (Caroline Catz), Dr Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes). Copyright: ITV.

Doc Martin (2004)

ITV comedy drama about village life. 70 episodes (9 series), 2004 - 2019. Stars Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Joe Absolom and others.

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Series 4, Episode 7 is repeated on ITV3 tomorrow at 8pm.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Always On My Mind

Having been called out to see bed-bound Helen Pratt, her husband, Phil, accuses Doc Martin of killing her when she dies mid-examination. Pauline's attention is distracted from surgery work when she's invited to join the Portwenn volunteer lifeboat crew.

Further details

Irate husband Phil Pratt accuses Martin of killing his wife when he comes to their house to treat her. The doctor is in the middle of examining Helen when she suffers a suspected stroke, and before an ambulance can be called she's dead.

The Pratts' next door neighbour is Martin's Aunt Joan. She's devastated to discover her good friend Helen has died. Mr Pratt's anger leads to a feud between him and Joan, which begins with him spraying pesticides near her land. It's not long before an horrific accident on the farm leaves Mr Pratt desperately needing the doctor to save his life.

Meanwhile, back at the surgery, Pauline's attention is distracted from her job as a position has opened on the local lifeboat's volunteer crew, and she's next in line to try out for the position. Can she get fit in time? Ross seems to think she already is.

PC Mark has concerns of a very different kind when a road incident involving new villager Julie puts the pair back in each others' paths...

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th December 2005
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Martin Clunes Dr Martin Ellingham
    Caroline Catz Louisa Glasson
    Ian McNeice Bert Large
    Joe Absolom Al Large
    Stephanie Cole Joan Norton
    Katherine Parkinson Pauline Lamb
    Stewart Wright PC Mark Mylow
    Tristan Sturrock Danny Steel
    Angeline Ball Julie Mitchell
    Guest cast
    Finlay Robertson Ross
    Roger Lloyd-Pack Phil Pratt
    Jean Trend Helen Pratt
    Rebecca Callard Tricia Soames (Teaching Assistant)
    Derren Litten (as Derren Little) Tony (Tanker Driver)
    John Larson Mr Lewis
    Isabelle Barker Patient 2
    Mark Carey Patient 3
    Writing team
    Richard Stoneman Writer
    Production team
    Ben Bolt Director
    Philippa Braithwaite Producer
    Mark Crowdy Executive Producer
    Evie Bergson Editor
    John Stothart Editor
    Anthony Ainsworth Production Designer
    Jane Broomfield Production Designer
    Colin Towns Composer
    Kirstie Falkous Creative Consultant
    John Regier Creative Consultant

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