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
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Series Fun Facts
- 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.
- Fictional Portwenn is shot in the real village of Port Isaac in Cornwall between tourist seasons.
- A long running joke is the suggestive names of some of the minor patients (often referred to only by name and not actually seen) - for example, in Series 6 there was Dan Gleballs and Ben Twilley.