He is rigid, surly and self-centered, but he is the only doctor in Portwenn. Martin Clunes stars as Doctor Martin Ellingham, a respected surgeon from London. Doc's career is hanging in the balance. His future as a GP is under scrutiny from the General Medical Council following complaints about his irascible approach to patients. Described as "one of the funniest and most entertaining shows on television". 3 DVD or blu-ray discs.
Episode 1: To the Lighthouse
Martin's medical career remains under scrutiny as a GMC representative has come to assess him and his surgery. Meanwhile, Al accidentally proposes to Morwenna, and Mrs Tishell has a new lease on life.
Episode 2: The Shock of the New
Dr Martin Ellingham's GMC report has arrived. He's required to pass three refresher courses, which will then decide whether he is deemed fit to practice, starting with a phlebotomy course.
Episode 3: S.W.A.L.K.
Ruth is concerned about becoming increasingly forgetful, and is even more perturbed when Martin offers to perform a mini mental state examination. Meanwhile, Louisa plans a special evening to celebrate Martin's birthday, and Al decides to throw Morwenna a surprise engagement party on the same night.
Episode 4: Paint It Black
Martin has his second GMC assessment; Buddy is missing; Ken's arrival doesn't bring good news for Al and Bert; Penhale isn't happy with the arrival of his predecessor.
Episode 5: Wild West Country
Doc Martin's medical career is still under scrutiny because of his pre-existing blood phobia, and he has to pass three new courses; Louisa focuses on her new career.
Episode 6: Equilibrium
Martin and Louisa attend their first fertility consultation; Penhale investigates a case of vandalism at a local surf school; Louisa prepares for her first supervised counseling session.
Episode 7: Single White Bevy
Caroline Quentin guest stars in this episode as local vet Angela Sim who has to consult Dr Martin Ellingham about a lump in her breast.
Episode 8: License to Practice
Wedding bells are ringing in Portwenn with the preparations for Morwenna and Al's wedding. But some last minute hitches threaten to jeopardise their big day.
Run Time: 6 ½ hours
Number of discs: 3
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Audio Format: 5.1 Dolby Digital
Disclaimer: Contains graphic medical situations
Disc 3: Bonus
• Coming Back to Cornwall (9 min.)
• Bert Large's Failed Ventures (9 min.)
• Meeting James Henry (9 min.)
• Weddings & Proposals (9 min.)
• Trivia Quiz (10 min.)
• Real or Rubbish (7 min.)
• Flip the Script - Series 8 (4 min.)
• Flip the Script - Series 9 (3 min.)
Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Eileen Atkins, Joe Absolom, Ian McNeice, John Marquez, Selina Cadell & Jessica Ransom