Martin Clunes pulled out his medical knowledge when doctors wanted to take out his wife's appendix. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they'll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.
Martin Clunes has opened up about Doc Martin on This Morning on Tuesday while joined by the real-life doctor Dr Martin, who is the inspiration behind the hit medical comedy. During the juicy interview, the pair revealed that one thing that was almost banned from the TV show — and it might surprise you! Chatting to Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, the pair explained that they are only allowed to cover medical events that have actually happened in real life at least once. Dr Martin explained: "When the story first came out, drilling a hole in somebody's head to relieve pressure after a head injury causing pressure on the skull We thought it was very televisual, it will look good.
Doc Martin series nine ended on an explosive cliffhanger. As one of Cornwall's most popular dramas - fans were delighted to learn that Doc Martin would return to screens for a tenth series. The popular drama, starring Martin Clunes, has been shot in Port Isaac and the surrounding areas of the north coast since Despite the explosive cliffhanger that saw the end of series nine, fans were left worried the show had finished for good this time when Martin faced his final assessment by the General Medical Council.