It is bittersweet, Yes the TV show Doc Martin has been renewed for a tenth season. However, this 10th season will be the final for the show. This was revealed by the star actor Martin Clunes in September 2020, stating that “All good things have to come to an end.” The show produced by Phillipa Braithwaite has been an overall success with high viewership, ratings, and accolades.
It won the British Comedy Award for Best TV Comedy Drama in the year 2004. The TV show has been a fan favorite for viewers of the network ITV, giving the network viewership as high as 10.37 million per episode. Created by Dominic Minghella, Doc Martin is somewhat of a spin-off from the show titled Saving Grace, where Dr. Martin Bramford first appeared.
Now that the previous season has ended, fans are buzzing with excitement about what’s in store for the upcoming season. Wondering what will happen next? Look no further, as we’ll provide you with all the juicy details you need to know – from the release date and cast, to the thrilling trailer and a recap of the previous season’s highlights.
Is ‘Doc Martin Season 10’ finale of the series?
The production team has finally decided it’s time to close this successful drama. This season will be returned for the last time.
Actor Martin Clunes and his real wife Philippa Braithwaite have disclosed why they’ve felt that is the time for this series to finish.
They have enjoyed producing the Doc Martin series. When they debuted the series in 2004 They never have thought how much fans would love the grumpy Doc. The series has enthusiastic followers all over the world and they are happy that Doc Martin has always been in the number one position.
In a joint statement with writer Philippa Braithwaite on September 7, the actor remarked, “We have adored making nine seasons of Doc Martin.” We could never have predicted how much our dedicated viewers would love the grumpy Doc when we first debuted the series in 2004.
The series has a devoted following in the United Kingdom and around the world, and we are delighted that Doc Martin has consistently topped the ratings. However, after sixteen years, we believe it is time to bid our final goodbyes to Portwenn. In 2021, we will film the tenth and last series, and we are really excited to return to Cornwall to shoot it.
Martin previously stated in an interview with I Heart British TV that he would “probably retire” after next season’s production.
However, the destiny of Doc Martin and its dedicated followers remains an intriguing mystery that only time can unravel.
Doc Martin Season 11 Release Date: When will it air?
The highly-anticipated 11th season of Doc Martin still remains a mystery, with no official release date announced yet. But fear not, fans! It’s rumored that an announcement is just around the corner, possibly arriving in mid 2024. Keep your eyes peeled for updates on the release of one of the most beloved medical dramas of all time.
There are also chances for a spin-off if the season does not get renewed for a 11th installment. Although the hit show may have ended, the team behind it is already teasing possible spin-offs and prequels to keep you hooked.
Series producer Phillipa recently hinted at the potential for new adventures in an interview with Daily Mail Weekend Magazine, and lead actor Martin even joked about a prequel focused on the origin story of Doc Martin himself – tentatively titled “Baby Doc.”
It seems like the team has plenty of ideas up their sleeves. Will we see a spin-off series? Only time will tell, but it’s definitely worth keeping an eye out for more exciting developments.
Before we delve into further details of Season 11, let us have a quick look at the recap, review and rating of the previous season.
Doc Martin Season 10 Recap:
In the last series of Doc Martin, our beloved doctor made a tough decision to resign from being Portwenn’s GP after the General Medical Council called his medical career into question due to his fear of blood. However, this final series sees the Doc pushing himself to face his phobia head-on and questioning whether he made the right choice in resigning.
Doc Martin Season 10 Review:
The highly anticipated final season of Doc Martin premiered on ITV last September 7th, marking the end of an era for fans of the show. Consisting of 8 episodes that critics and viewers alike have hailed for their heartwarming and humorous portrayal of life in a small town, this season has undoubtedly left audiences on the edge of their seats.
With Martin Clunes delivering yet another stunning performance as the titular character, it’s no wonder why this show’s blend of comedy and drama has received such high praise. And while we may bid farewell to Doc Martin after the Christmas special this December, the memories we’ve made along the way will truly last a lifetime.
Doc Martin Season 10 Rating:
Doc Martin’s latest season has been garnering high praise and rave reviews. Critics are saying that Martin Clunes has truly outdone himself, effortlessly bringing his character to life while adding a new depth and range to his acting. According to a review in Daily Mail UK, this season is a true masterpiece, giving it a perfect score of 5/5. It’s safe to say that Doc Martin fans are in for a treat with this must-watch season.
Doc Martin Season 11 Cast: Who is a part of it?
The cast members that will be returning will include the main cast, among which are
- Martin Clunes plays the role of Doc. Martin, the grumpy doctor of Portwenn.
- Caroline Catz stars as Louisa Ellingham, Martin’s wife, and school headmistress.
- Ian McNeice plays the role of Bert Large, a businessman.
- Joe Absolom stars as Al Large, Bert’s son.
- Selina Cadell plays the role of Sally Tishell, the town’s pharmacist.
- Others will include Dame Eileen Atkins (Psychoville) as Aunt Ruth, John Marquez (In the Club) as Joe Penhale, and Jessica Ransom (Horrible Histories) as Morwenna Newcross.
Doc Martin Season 10 Plot: What will happen next?
In the charming beachside village of Port Wenn, Dr. Martin Ellingham, a surgeon born and bred in London, finds his calling as the locals’ trusted primary care physician. Raised by his beloved Aunt Joan Norton in the community, Martin’s hasty departure from his lavish London life is shrouded in mystery but seems to stem from a phobia that keeps him on edge.
As he navigates the odd characters in Port Wenn, Martin’s stern demeanor and lack of bedside manners become his greatest obstacles, making it challenging to connect with patients and peers alike. But while he might struggle to bond with others, Martin can’t help but be drawn to Louisa Glasson, the headmistress’ warm smile always softening his hard edges.
Doc Martin, the British television series, continues to mesmerize viewers with its quirky and lovable tales. Martin Clunes effortlessly portrays the title character, and fans can’t help but wonder what the eleventh season has in store for us. Though we don’t know the exact storyline, one thing is for sure – Doc Martin Season 11 is bound to be an exciting journey, full of surprises and delight!
Doc Martin Season 10 Trailer: When can we view it?
The trailer for the tenth season hasn’t been released yet, but you can watch the season 10 trailer here: