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.
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Series Fun Facts
- Martin's entire wardrobe consists of suits and shirts; the only time he is not in a suit is at bedtime and will even wear suits on his days off.
- 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.
- The doctor's surname, Ellingham, is an anagram of the surname of the programme's creator, Dominic Minghella.