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 7, Episode 1 is repeated on ITV3 on Monday at 10:35am.

Series 3, Episode 3 - City Slickers

A family of city slickers seeking a new life by the sea look set to disrupt the tranquillity of Portwenn.

Further details

Anthony and Terri Oakwood and their son Sam move in next door to Louisa Glasson having bought their house from recently widowed Mrs Averill.

The family is unconventional in their lifestyle and their arrival upsets Louisa, Martin and the other locals. They manage to gatecrash an intimate dinner Louisa has prepared for her and Martin. With their romantic plans ruined, the disgruntled doctor makes a hasty exit leaving Louisa to deal with the neighbours from hell.

During the move from her old house, Mrs Averill has lost her cat. She's lonely without her pet. Desperate for company she goes to see the doctor suffering from a rash. She thinks she is suffering from eczema. True to form Doc Martin sends her away with ointment and little sympathy.

Broadcast details

Monday 8th October 2007
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Martin Clunes Dr Martin Ellingham
Caroline Catz Louisa Glasson
Ian McNeice Bert Large
John Marquez PC Penhale
Stephanie Cole Joan Norton
Katherine Parkinson Pauline Lamb
Joseph Morgan Mick Mabley
Guest cast
Eileen Essell Mrs Averill
Karl Theobald Anthony Oakwood
Amy Marston Terri Oakwood
James Cronin Sam Oakwood
Michael Garner Mr Clyde
Sarah Buckland Mrs Clyde
Writing team
Richard Stoneman Writer
Production team
Ben Bolt Director
Philippa Braithwaite Producer
Mark Crowdy Executive Producer

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