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DOC MARTIN: Season 7

Mrs. Tischell (Selina Cadell), Doc Martin (Martin Clunes) and guest star Sigourney Weaver.
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Mrs. Tischell (Selina Cadell), Doc Martin (Martin Clunes) and guest star Sigourney Weaver.

Airs Fridays, Feb. 16 & 23 & March 9-April 13, 2018 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

In Season 7 of DOC MARTIN, Martin Clunes reprises his role as Dr. Martin Ellingham, the G.P. with a brusque bedside manner and a phobia of blood.

Heartbroken after Louisa’s (Caroline Catz) departure at the end of Season 6, the new season finds Martin ready to make some changes and win his family back.

Also returning are Dame Eileen Atkins (Aunt Ruth), Selina Cadell (Mrs. Tishell), Ian McNeice (Bert Large), Joe Absolom (Al Large), John Marquez (PC Penhale), and Jessica Ransom (Morwenna).


Guest stars include Tristan Sturrock ("Saving Grace"), Caroline Quentin (JONATHAN CREEK, MEN BEHAVING BADLY), and Sigourney Weaver ("Alien").


Episode 1: "Rescue Me" repeats Friday, Feb. 16 at 9 p.m. - Season 7 opens back in Portwenn, but Louisa has left to visit her mother in Spain and gain some perspective on her marriage. Martin is faced with questions: Will Louisa come back to him? What can he do to make sure that she does?

Episode 2: "The Shock of the New" repeats Friday, Feb. 23 at 9 p.m. - Martin begins therapy, and he may have met his match in the well-qualified Dr. Rachel Timoney. Louisa’s return from Spain only raises more questions about their relationship.

Episode 3: "It’s Good to Talk" repeats Friday, March 9 at 9 p.m. - Martin decides to move out to give Louisa the space she needs. Louisa is intrigued to meet Martin’s therapist, but she is less enthusiastic about Dr. Timoney’s suggestion of couples therapy.


Episode 4: "Education, Education, Education" repeats Friday, March 16 at 9 p.m. - Louisa and Martin have their first therapy session together – though neither of them was expecting to be given homework. Over at the Surgery, Morwenna clashes with a new employee.

Episode 5: "Control-­‐Alt-­‐Delete" repeats Friday, March 23 at 9 p.m. - Martin reaches his breaking point after years of being followed around by Buddy, but when he resolves to find a vet to have him put down, Morwenna and Louisa are forced to intervene. Meanwhile, Ruth finds out a secret about Bert.

Episode 6: "Other People’s Children" repeats Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m. - Martin and Louisa’s plans for both a date and James Henry’s first birthday party are thrown off by an unexpected visit from Danny, Louisa’s ex-boyfriend.

Episode 7: "Facta Non Verba" repeats Friday, April 6 at 9 p.m. - After Martin and Louisa tell Dr. Timoney about their failed date night, she questions their ultimate compatibility. Elsewhere in Portwenn, Martin has new neighbors, Penhale has a job offer, and Bert tries out a new career path.

Episode 8: "The Doctor is Out" repeats Friday, April 13 at 9 p.m. - Martin performs a life-saving operation on a cancer patient, but can he do the same for his marriage?


Produced by Acorn Media Group, a division of RLJ Entertainment, Inc. Distributed by American Public Television.