The waiting’s over! After a two-year break, series six of ITV’s award-winning comedy-drama Doc Martin premieres on Monday, 2 September at 9pm. And wedding bells are ringing in Portwenn as Martin Clunes returns to Cornwall to play the nation’s favourite grumpy medic.
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 successful drama produced by Buffalo Pictures and set in the idyllic hamlet of Portwenn.
All the regular members of the cast return for this popular series, filmed in the picturesque North Cornwall village of Port Isaac. Caroline Catz plays Doc Martin’s long-suffering love interest and local school headmistress, Louisa Glasson.
At the end of the last series the couple’s baby boy James was kidnapped by well-meaning but deranged pharmacist Mrs Tishell. The nightmare brought them closer together and prompted a marriage proposal from the Doc to Louisa, for a second time. As the new series begins Portwenn is buzzing with arrangements for the wedding of the Doc and Louisa. Will they finally tie the knot, or will the villagers have to put the confetti back in the box again?

Martin’s refusal to talk about his father’s death has added to the strain…

Already concerned about Martin’s inability to sleep and the resurfacing of his blood…

Louisa is understandably rather nervous about the return of pharmacist Mrs Tishell to…