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Doc Martin

  • Episode: 

    1 of 8

  • Title: 

    Series 7
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Mon 07 Sep 2015
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    9.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 37 2015 : Sat 05 Sep - Fri 11 Sep
  • Channel: 

    ITV
  • Status: 

    Returning
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Series overview
 
Martin Clunes returns to Cornwall to play the nation’s favourite grumpy medic in a brand new series of Doc Martin for ITV.
 
Martin Clunes reprises his role as Dr. Martin Ellingham, the GP with a brusque bedside manner and a phobia of blood, in eight new episodes of the ratings winning drama produced by Buffalo Pictures, and set in the idyllic, sleepy hamlet of Portwenn in Cornwall.
 
Picturesque Port Isaac on the North Cornwall coast is the setting for this popular series.
 
Caroline Catz plays Doc Martin’s wife Louisa. The couple married in the last series, but their marital harmony was short lived. After a life-threatening incident, Louisa decided to take their son James Henry to stay with her mother in Spain while they try to work out their problems.
 
Also returning for this new series are Dame eileen Atkins as the Doc’s formidable Aunt Ruth, Ian McNeice as Bert Large, Joe Absolom as his son Al, Jessica Ransom as receptionist Morwenna Newcross and Selina Cadell as pharmacist Mrs Tishell.