What time is Doc Martin on ITV, who is in the cast with Martin Clunes and what’s series eight about?


DOC Martin fans will be pleased to hear their favourite show is returning very soon.

But what do we know about Series 8? And when is it on? Here’s what we have found out…

 Martin Clunes returns as Doc Martin

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Martin Clunes returns as Doc Martin

When does Doc Martin start on ITV?

Doc Martin returns to our screens TONIGHT, Wednesday October 4.

It is on ITV1 at 9pm, or ITV1+1 at 10pm.

If you miss Doc Martin you can watch it at again on the ITV Hub.

What can we expect from the new series of Doc Martin?

Martin Clunes returns to play the nation’s favourite grumpy medic in a brand new series of Doc Martin for ITV.

He stars as Dr. Martin Ellingham, the GP with a brusque bedside manner and a phobia of blood, in eight new episodes of the hugely 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 alongside guest stars Art Malik, Caroline Quentin and Sigourney Weaver.

 Martin has been playing the grumpy Doc for 13 years

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Martin has been playing the grumpy Doc for 13 years

Who is Martin Clunes?

Martin reprises his role as Dr. Martin Ellingham, but before this show, he was famous for many others.

He shot to fame as Gary Strang in Men Behaving Badly.

Martin then starred in William and Mary.

He is also the voice of Kipper the Dog in the animated series, Kipper.

 Dame Eileen Atkins plays Doc Martin’s formidable Aunt Ruth

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Dame Eileen Atkins plays Doc Martin’s formidable Aunt Ruth

Who joins Martin Clunes in Doc Martin’s main cast?

The show features an all-star cast…

  • Caroline Catz plays Doc Martin’s wife and local school headmistress, Louisa Ellingham
  • Dame Eileen Atkins plays Doc Martin’s formidable Aunt Ruth
  • Ian McNeice plays Bert Large
  • Joe Absolom plays his son Al
  • John Marquez is back as Portwenn PC Joe Penhale
  • Jessica Ransom plays the Doc’s receptionist Morwenna Newcross
  • Selina Cadell plays pharmacist Mrs Tishell
 This will be the penultimate series

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This will be the penultimate series

Will there be another series of Doc Martin after Series 8?

There will be one final series after this one.

Series 9 will be the last one of this popular show.

The show will conclude its run in the autumn of 2018 after 13 years.

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