Doc Martin Blog

Cottage Used as Aunt Ruth’s House on Doc Martin up for Sale

October 18, 2017

Ever wanted to live in the real Port Wenn, Port Isaac?  For a cool £400,000 (about $527,310 USD), you can buy Aunt Ruth’s cottage!  The cottage used in the TV series is officially up for sale. Read more here.

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Our Summer Intern Watched 7 Seasons of Doc Martin in 4 Days

September 21, 2017

  Our summer intern, Kat, watched all seven seasons of Doc Martin in only four days (of her own accord!).  Here is her story in her own words: I’m here to tell you that watching the entirety of Doc Martin in four days is possible, and I know because I did it. If you don’t […]

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Series 8 Premiere Date Announced

September 8, 2017

The wait is almost over!  Doc Martin Series 8 will premiere exclusively on Acorn TV on September 21, 2017.   The streaming service will air one episode a week,  the day after the episode premieres on TV in the UK.

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New Series 8 Documentary: It’s Always Sunny in Portwenn

September 1, 2017

EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK: Go behind the scenes of the all new Doc Martin Series 8 with this Acorn TV exclusive documentary: It’s Always Sunny in Portwenn! After 13 years of production and 8 series, the cast and crew reflect on their time in Port Isaac working on Doc Martin and the family dynamic the team […]

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Martin Clunes: Islands of Australia Now on DVD!

May 18, 2017

Beloved actor Martin Clunes, star of the hit TV series Doc Martin, is on a quest to discover the islands of Australia. With over 8,000 to choose from, Clunes—an avid nature and animal lover—selects 16 of the best to explore in this three-part series. Beginning in the iconic city of Sydney, he also travels to […]

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Doc Martin to Return for 2 More Seasons, Then End

January 14, 2017

Good news and bad news, Doc Martin fans.  The good news is that Doc Martin will definitely return for series 8 and 9, but the bad news is that it will officially come to an end after that.  Here is the official statement from Doc Martin‘s producers: We are very excited to be able to […]

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WFYI British Telly Club Visits Port Isaac and Meets Ian McNeice

September 14, 2016

I had the unique experience of traveling this month to the UK with members of the WFYI/Indianapolis British Telly Club to visit several locations where British drama & comedies are shot.  The highlight for me was our stop in Port Isaac (aka Portwenn), the charming North Cornwall fishing village where the Doc Martin and Poldark […]

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Doc Martin First Aired 12 Years Ago Today

September 2, 2016

Doc Martin first aired on ITV September 2, 2004, making the show 12 years old today!   The series was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr. Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film Saving Grace.  Here’s to many more years!

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Royal Couple Visit Port Isaac and Meet the Cast of Doc Martin

July 20, 2016

  Apparently Charles and Camillia are big fans of the show! Yesterday, they made a stop in Port Isaac (the real Port Wenn) as part of their tour of Cornwall and met with the cast and crew of Doc Martin!  Port Isaac receives a lot of tourists and fans of the show, but this might […]

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Doc Martin Series 8 Rumors

January 19, 2016

The Mirror reports that there may be an eighth (though possibly final) series coming!  There was speculation that the seventh series would be the last, though thanks to good ratings in the UK, another season may be commissioned.  There is no official word yet, but the rumors are looking good! Read more here.

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Seven Grumpy Seasons Pledge Special

January 6, 2016

Revisit your favorite Doc Martin moments and go behind the scenes of series 7 with Seven Grumpy Seasons a Doc Martin pledge special airing on public television.  Check your local public television station’s schedule to find out when you can watch.  

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Doc Martin Series 7 on DVD & Blu-ray

December 8, 2015

Doc Martin Series 7 is now available on DVD & Blu-ray!  Pick up your copy here.

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A Is for Acid Now Streaming on Acorn TV

December 4, 2015

Calling all Clunatics!  If you want more Martin Clunes, Acorn TV has got you covered. Acorn TV is streaming A Is for Acid, a British TV movie starring the Doc Martin actor.  Clunes garnered critical accolades for his portrayal of John George Haigh, the notorious Acid Bath Murderer who stalked 1940s London. Also starring Keeley Hawes (Line of […]

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Editor’s Pick: Series 7, Ep. 8 Clip

November 20, 2015

In this clip from the final episode of Doc Martin Series 7, Gemma Jones (Harry Potter films, Bridget Jones’s Diary) guest stars as the desperate wife of one of the Doc’s patients. Will the Doc make it out alive? Episode 8: The Doctor Is Out

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