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

Doc Martin (2004)

  • TV comedy drama
  • ITV
  • 2004 - 2019
  • 70 episodes (9 series)

Comedy drama following the trials and tribulations of a socially challenged surgeon turned GP working in Cornwall. Stars Martin Clunes. Stars Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Joe Absolom, Selina Cadell and more.

  • Final series begins filming in February 2022

Doc Martin trivia

The doctor's surname, Ellingham, is an anagram of the surname of the programme's creator, Dominic Minghella.

Source: IMDb

The second series was dedicated to John Coleman, props manager, who died when he fell from a cliff in Port Isaac during a break in the filming of the programme.

Source: IMDb

There are references in the show to people being "a bit Bodmin". This is a reference to the fact that the town of Bodmin was once the centre of mental health care for the South West.

Source: IMDb

Series 8 was dedicated to John Anthony Downer, 1950 - 2016.

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