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 1, Episode 3 is repeated on ITV3 on Monday at 8pm.

Series 3, Episode 7 - Happily Ever After

It's business as usual for Dr Martin Ellingham even though it's his wedding day. He opens the surgery as normal to a stream of patients, including one of the bridesmaids.

Further details

It's business as usual for Dr Martin Ellingham even though it's his wedding day. He opens the surgery as normal to a stream of patients, including one of the bridesmaids.

Louisa's best friend Isobel, who is heavily pregnant, is hit in the eye with a party popper as Roger Fenn, who is giving Louisa away, raises a toast to the bride to be. The doctor prescribes eye-drops, and a patch to cover the injury. An eye patch with a bridesmaid's dress is not a good look.

Then Martin offends the local vicar who is due to conduct the wedding ceremony. He suggests he has a drink problem. But when he goes to the church to try to placate him, Martin catches him red handed with a bottle of whisky.

The vicar stumbles as Martin tries to take the bottle away from him, falls over, and fractures his pelvis. As the ambulance takes him to hospital, Martin must find a replacement with just three hours to go.

Notes

This episode is the first episode of Doc Martin to get into BARB's top five.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 5th November 2007
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
60 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
John Marquez PC Penhale
Stephanie Cole Joan Norton
Katherine Parkinson Pauline Lamb
Jeff Rawle Roger Fenn
Guest cast
Amanda Abbington Isobel
David Ryall Vicar
David Bamber Mr Porter
Nicholas Day Dry Cleaner
Michael Wynne Mr Wishaw
Howard Coggins Mr Elliott
Writing team
Jack Lothian Writer
Production team
Ben Bolt Director
Philippa Braithwaite Producer
Mark Crowdy Executive Producer
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