Martin is surgeon, whose glittering career comes crashing down around him when he develops a phobia which prevents him conducting operations. He makes a life changing decision to retrain as a GP, and applies for a vacant post in the sleepy Cornish hamlet of Portwenn, where he spent childhood holidays.
Last Episode07x08 The Doctor Is Out Aired: Nov. 02, 2015
Louisa worries Dr Timoney's suggestion that she and Martin aren't meant to be together might have prompted him to leave Portwenn for good. Calling …
Doc Martin: Season 5, Episode #1 - Preserve the Romance
Martin drives Louisa and their baby son back to Portwenn, where the locals bring them presents. Diana Dibbs,…
Series Fun Facts
- Martin Clunes admitted he always felt terribly guilty about having to chase and yell at the stray dog that appears throughout the series for his scenes as he is a great lover of dogs in particular.
- Martin Clunes' wife, Philippa Braithwaite, is one of the producers on the show.
- The second series was dedicated to John Coleman (IV), props manager, who died when he fell from a cliff in Port Isaac during a break in the filming of the programme.