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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Martin finds himself trapped by Annie Winton, whilst Louisa wonders about the breakdown of their therapy.

Further details

Doc Martin. Image shows from L to R: Louisa Glasson (Caroline Catz), Dr Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes). Copyright: Buffalo Pictures / Homerun Productions.

Martin finds himself trapped by Annie Winton who desperately wants him to try and save her husband Jim, who has recently been diagnosed as having terminal cancer.

Louisa is worried about Martin and wonders if the breakdown of their therapy could have led to him deciding to leave Portwenn for good.

PC Penhale drives Louisa up to Winton Farm, where they discover Martin performing a life-saving operation on Jim.

Martin and Louisa are reunited, but is it too late to save their marriage?

Broadcast details

Monday 2nd November 2015
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
    Eileen Atkins Aunt Ruth Ellingham
    Jessica Ransom Morwenna Newcross
    Robyn Addison Janice
    Emily Bevan Dr Rachel Timoney
    Ella Ainsworth Becky Trevean
    Guest cast
    Rory Wilton Chippy Miller
    Yasmin Wilde Min
    Gemma Jones Annie Winton
    Nicholas Lumley Jim Winton
    Richard Riddell Clemo Winton
    Christabel Muir Patient
    Writing team
    Jack Lothian Writer
    Evie Bergson (as Evie Bergson-Korn) Script Editor
    Lindsay Sharp Script Editor
    Production team
    Ben Gregor Director
    Philippa Braithwaite Producer
    Mark Crowdy Executive Producer
    Sandy Poustie Associate Producer
    Nick McPhee Editor
    Anthony Ainsworth Production Designer
    Colin Towns Composer
    Kirstie Falkous Creative Consultant Producer
    John Regier Creative Consultant Producer

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