‘Doc Martin’: Season 10 Is ‘Official’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Martin Clunes, star of
Martin Clunes, star of 'Doc Martin'
Martin Clunes, star of ‘Doc Martin’ | MelMedia/GC Images

Doc Martin followers, rejoice!

It appears very probably {that a} season 10 of the very good British drama/comedy is within the works.

Here’s what we all know concerning the upcoming latest season of the medical comedy drama sequence.

A brand new season of ‘Doc Martin’ is going on

According to point out co-star Joe Absolom, who performs Al Large on Doc Martin, the brand new season will start filming at first of 2021. Of course, that may solely be if the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic doesn’t trigger restrictions.

The Express reported that Absolom instructed Virgin Media BAFTA’s Q&A panel, “I hear we go [filming] in March. That would be season 10. In theory, we go March, if all is well, all being good.”

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Joe Absolom of ‘Doc Martin’ | Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

The present’s director, Nigel Cole, additionally confirmed the information of one other season, The Express mentioned.

“There will be a season ten. We’re working on it. It’s official, we are doing it,” he mentioned on the Cornwall Film Festival in 2019.

The information comes as an enormously nice shock to followers of the present who had assumed the sequence had reached its conclusion when the ultimate episode of season 9 aired.

The forged reunited not too long ago

The Doc Martin forged received collectively in March 2020 to thank the medical employees in Britain – and worldwide – and specific gratitude for his or her ongoing sacrificial efforts in caring for sufferers with COVID-19.

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The present’s actors put collectively a public service announcement reminding their fellow Brits to make certain to observe social distancing of “two metres from everyone” as a way to flatten the curve.

In the video, the actors completely conveyed the seriousness of the message whereas sustaining their characters’ quirky personalities.

The present’s medical advisor

Doc Martin‘s medical advisor on the present is Dr. Martin Scurr, a London physician whose household medical observe circumstances have made their method onto the drama.

In a 2012 column for The Daily Mail, Scurr wrote, “So vibrant have been my years as a London GP that scriptwriters have used them as inspiration for storylines within the fashionable…TV sequence Doc Martin.”

One specific case, which made it onto the present’s first season was of a husband who developed breasts after by chance being uncovered to his spouse’s hormone remedy cream.

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Martin Clunes and Caroline Catz of ‘Doc Martin’ | MelMedia/GC Images

“One of [my cases] was a male patient who visited me many years ago, complaining that he was growing breasts,” he wrote. “After establishing that the problem was not some strange quirk of his metabolism, we eventually pinpointed the cause as his wife’s hormone replacement therapy cream.”

“Apparently, it had rubbed off on him when they were in bed: his body had absorbed some of the female hormone in the HRT cream, as a result of which he had started to develop a feminine shape.”

The physician praised his on-screen counterpart for his fast studying of medical terminologies and strategies.

“I only have to tell Martin something once and he has it down perfectly,” Scurr mentioned. “He is a natural comic with an innate gift for mimicry: once you’ve shown him how to conduct a mock medical procedure on a patient correctly, you never have to show him it again, not even from season to season.”

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