Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr. Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film Saving Grace. The show is set in the fictional seaside village of Portwenn and filmed on location in the village of Port Isaac, Cornwall, England, with most interior scenes shot in a converted local barn. Five series aired between 2004 and 2011, together with a feature-length special that aired on Christmas Day 2006. Series 6 began airing on ITV on 2 September 2013.
Dr. Martin Ellingham
PC Joe Penhale
Martin prepares to face his hearing, but despite having closed the practice, he finds all his patients are trying to make appointments. An American tourist who visited Portwenn previously returns to the town, hoping to research her family tree. However, she also has a medical issue, and comes to the troubled doctor seeking his advice. Louisa goes to see Chris to find out how serious the situation is, while the townsfolk take steps to show Martin how much he is appreciated.
After having therapy to save their marriage in the last series, series eight sees Martin and Louisa face the challenge of living happily together with their baby James Henry. Doc's formidable Aunt Ruth is beginning to doubt the wisdom of going into business with Bert Large and his son Al. Bert is desperate to make his home distilled whisky a success, but there’s a shortage of customers willing to buy and guests are not exactly flocking to Al’s bed and breakfast. Wedding bells are ringing for unlucky in love PC Joe Penhale, but will the course of true love run smoothly at last for Portwenn’s police officer?