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 Episode06x08 Departure Aired: Oct. 21, 2013
Louisa is leaving for Spain, Bert and Jennifer's engagement party goes off with a bang, and Al is hailed as a hero for saving Caroline's lif …
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
- The set for the school where Louisa teaches is actually a restaurant that was originally a primary school.
- Martin Clunes admitted he always felt terribly guilty about having to chase and yell the stray dog that appears throughout the series for his scenes as he is a great lover of dogs in particular.
- In the UK the show has been a ratings success for ITV1, the third series achieving ITV1's best midweek drama performance in the 9pm slot since December 2004. The final episode of the third…
[show]In the UK the show has been a ratings success for ITV1, the third series achieving ITV1's best midweek drama performance in the 9pm slot since December 2004. The final episode of the third series was watched by over 10 million viewers and netted the programme's highest-ever viewing figures.