Doc Martin returns to Portwenn on public television

The 5th season of the everyone’s ‘curmudgeonly lovable’ Doc has recently begun to broadcast on public television stations, your home for Doc Martin in the States.  FYI, North Texas viewers of KERA can see the premiere of series 5 this coming Saturday, May 5 at 7:00pm CT. For long-time fans of the Doc Martin series […]

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Making a Portwenn ‘house call’ to the set of Doc Martin

Patients of Dr. Martin Ellingham finally received word this week that the new season of Doc Martin will begin on Monday, 12 September, in the UK (ITV). In the States, on public television, we can now, with virtual certainty, announce that Dr. Martin Ellingham will resume making house calls in Portwenn beginning in April 2012. […]

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A real-life Doc Martin, w/out the curmudgeon part

Despite the fact that Dr. Lawrence Barnes is not afraid of blood, he doesn’t kick stray dogs and is not even close to being as curmudgeonly as Dr. Martin Ellingham, a.k.a. Doc Martin, “Doc Barnes” is leading a seemingly familiar mid-20th century doctor’s life to his fictional counterpart. Working surgeries between the two fishing villages […]

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