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

Doc Martin (2004)

ITV comedy drama about village life. 62 episodes (8 series), 2004 - 2017. Stars Martin Clunes, Buffy Davis, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice and others.

Series 7, Episode 2 - The Shock Of The New

After Martin's first session with psychotherapist Dr Rachel Timoney, we see he may have met his match: if anyone is going to be able to help Martin change, then Dr Timoney seems well qualified.

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Doc Martin. Dr Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes). Copyright: Buffalo Pictures / Homerun Productions.

Louisa's return further raises questions around their relationship: in order to stay together, perhaps they need to spend more time apart, until they have worked through their issues.

Meanwhile, Al welcomes his first fishing guests, but an uninvited one means that a good review is definitely not guaranteed.

Bert decides to try to boost trade at the restaurant by joining an online voucher scheme, and offering a 2 for 1 lobster special with the help of Gus, a local fisherman. Morwenna thinks her responsibilities in the surgery have increased, and asks Martin for a pay rise.

Louisa, her return to work at school imminent, has to find a new babysitter to look after James Henry, and reluctantly decides to offer Janice a trial.

Aunt Ruth has to face up to the fact that there is no escaping the ageing process, but doesn't want Martin to be constantly making her accept her health limitations.

PC Penhale receives his new police issue Taser, but Portwenn does not exactly present opportunities to use it.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 14th September 2015
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
60 minutes

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    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
    Eileen Atkins Aunt Ruth Ellingham
    Jessica Ransom Morwenna Newcross
    Robyn Addison Janice
    Emily Bevan Dr Rachel Timoney
    Ella Ainsworth Becky Trevean
    Guest cast
    Melanie Walters Heather Merchant
    Bruce Alexander Paul Merchant
    Jason Baughan Fisherman Gus
    June Marlow Mrs Chubbin
    Yasmin Wilde Min
    Fiona Mason Female Tourist
    Benjamin Symes Young Husband
    Rebecca Hulbert (as Rebbeca Hulbert) Young Wife
    Emma Handy Estate Agent
    Julie Neubert Mrs Harris
    Emma Spurgin Hussey Clare Milson
    Writing team
    Julian Unthank Writer
    Evie Bergson (as Evie Bergson-Korn) Script Editor
    Lindsay Sharp Script Editor
    Production team
    Nigel Cole Director
    Philippa Braithwaite Producer
    Mark Crowdy Executive Producer
    Nick McPhee Editor
    Anthony Ainsworth Production Designer
    Colin Towns Composer

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