Doc Martin, the British ITV hit dramedy collection, has been on the air since 2004. Filmed within the beautiful Cornwall city of Port Isaac, the collection is now in its ninth season after having taken a couple of years’ break.
Find out extra about its star, Martin Clunes, and whether or not the collection will probably be returning for a tenth season.
How Clunes grew to become ‘Doc Martin’
Born to famend Shakespearean actor, Alec Clunes, Martin Clunes has performing deep in his blood. Educated on the Royal Russell School in Surrey and the Arts Educational School in Chiswick, London, the 58-year-old actor made his debut in Doctor Who: Snakedance: Part One in 1983.
His subsequent common position got here in No Place Like Home, a BBC sitcom by which he portrayed the grownup youngster of virtually empty-nesters who can’t appear to get their brood out the door.
In 1992, the actor nabbed the position of Gary Strang in one other BBC comedy, Men Behaving Badly, that grew to become one of the crucial beloved British collection of the last decade. After that, Clunes appeared in success after success, together with the position of cantankerous nation physician Doc Martin in 2004, Reggie Perrin in 2009, and portraying Arthur Conan Doyle in Arthur & George in 2015.
Clunes spoke with Deadline in 2019 concerning the privilege of filming in a location as stunning as Cornwall for the Doc Martin collection.
“We love going to Cornwall to make Doc Martin, and we miss it when we’re not there. The county is so stunning, and the individuals have been so heat and welcoming to us. It is the most effective job in tv.”
“The individuals of Cornwall, and Port Isaac particularly, have at all times been so useful to us after we are making Doc Martin. We are thrilled that we’ve got been capable of give one thing again.”
Clunes acquired an OBE from the British Empire
In 2015, the actor acquired an Office of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for “services to drama, charity and the community in Dorset,” the place he resides, in a ceremony at Windsor Castle, Berkshire.
He instructed Dorset Magazine in 2015, “I couldn’t be more thrilled to receive an OBE. It is extra special to me as part of the honor is for community services to Dorset, which makes me very proud.”
At the time of his award, he joked, “If I’m feeling sad or scared I might put my medal on at home and feel a bit better.”
What is Clunes’ internet value and can ‘Doc Martin’ be again?
Clunes’ internet value is $15 million, in line with Celebrity Net Worth.
He spoke with iHeartworkBritishTV in 2019 concerning the probability of Doc Martin, on which his spouse, Philippa Braithwaite, is a producer, returning for a tenth season, and what he’ll do if it doesn’t. At the very least, Clunes appears to be up for the thought.
“Well if we’re lucky, we’ll get to do a tenth Doc Martin – and then I’ll probably retire. . . [If it does not] I’d miss the chance to, you know, it’s quite a silly job, being an actor anyway, so the chance to play that silly game in such a nice place with such a great bunch of talented people across the crew and the cast.”
“So I’d miss that, because I think it’s possibly the last good job in British TV.”