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.

Another series is in development.
Series 9, Episode 7 is repeated on ITV3 today at 8pm.

Series 2 - On The Edge

Birdwatchers disturb the peace of Portwenn in the search of a rare chough meanwhile Louisa's father arrives and Pauline plans to leave.

Further details

All is not well in Portwenn, home of Doctor Martin Ellingham, as the peaceful life in the village has been shattered by an invasion of tourists, eager for a sighting of a rare bird, which was discovered nesting on Aunt Joan's land.

Aunt Joan wants to keep the bird a secret to protect it from prospective egg thieves. But Bert Large lets slip to the local baker, who seizes the opportunity to revive his ailing business by making it a new attraction. Bert is also unwittingly caught up in the criminal activity, and his son Al is anxious to prove himself so he can propose to Pauline. Things are even worse for Doc Martin, as he finds himself held hostage, along with love interest Louisa.

Broadcast details

Monday 25th December 2006
120 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Martin Clunes Dr Martin Ellingham
Caroline Catz Louisa Glasson
Ian McNeice Bert Large
Joe Absolom Al Large
Selina Cadell Mrs Tishell
Stephanie Cole Joan Norton
Katherine Parkinson Pauline Lamb
Guest cast
Richard Johnson Colonel Gilbert Spencer
Chris O'Dowd Jonathan
Kenneth Cranham Terry Glasson
Jonathan Aris Gavin Peters
Paul Rider Baker
Nicholas Pegg Twitcher
Adam Bareham Fisherman
Writing team
Jack Lothian Writer
Production team
Ben Bolt Director
Minkie Spiro Director
Philippa Braithwaite Producer
Mark Crowdy Executive Producer

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