Martin Clunes shines in his role as Dr. Martin Ellingham, the GP with a brusque bedside manner and a phobia of blood, in the enormously successful dramedy produced by Buffalo Pictures and set in the idyllic Cornish hamlet of Portwenn.
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PROGRAMMING NOTE: Doc Martin will be taking a break from our schedule from Feb. 10 through March 17, 2021 as we premiere a brand new series starring Dawn French (The Vicar of Dibley), The Trouble with Maggie Cole. The Doc will be back in his weekly appointment time of Wednesdays at 10pm ET starting March 24 for an encore presentation of Season 5.
SEASON 9 SYNOPSIS (LATEST SEASON)
Martin Clunes returns to play the nation’s favourite grumpy medic in a brand new series of Doc Martin.
He stars as Dr Martin Ellingham, the GP with a brusque bedside manner and a phobia of blood, in eight new episodes of the successful drama produced by Buffalo Pictures, and set in the idyllic hamlet of Portwenn in Cornwall.
Picturesque Port Isaac provides the beautiful backdrop for the popular series, with all regular members of the cast reprising their roles.
Caroline Catz plays Doc Martin’s wife, Louisa Ellingham, who has resigned from her job as headmistress at the local school to pursue a new career in child counselling.
Returning to this ninth series, Dame Eileen Atkins plays Doc Martin’s formidable Aunt Ruth. Ian McNeice is back to play Bert Large, with Joe Absolom as his son Al. John Marquez is PC Joe Penhale, Jessica Ransom is the doctor’s receptionist Morwenna Newcross and Selina Cadell is pharmacist Mrs Tishell.
They are joined by special guest stars Danny Huston, Conleth Hill, Caroline Quentin and Tom Conti. Danny plays Robert Brooke, a man who is shot by a farmer who thinks he is stealing eggs. Caroline returns to the series to star as vet Angela Sim, Conleth plays a GP who comes to assess Martin and Tom Conti plays Bernard Newton, an eminent surgeon who is also assessing the Doc.
DOC MARTIN ON LOCATION FOR SEASON 9