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Doc Martin

Preserve the Romance (Season 5, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 46 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Martin drives Louisa and their baby son back to her house in Portwenn, where the locals bring them presents. Diana Dibbs, Martin's nervous replacement, has already arrived, with her husband Gavin as her receptionist but Martin is not ...See moreMartin drives Louisa and their baby son back to her house in Portwenn, where the locals bring them presents. Diana Dibbs, Martin's nervous replacement, has already arrived, with her husband Gavin as her receptionist but Martin is not impressed by her competence - especially as she seems to have numerous ailments herself. Then he learns that Joan has died, causing him to stay for a week for her funeral. During that time he finds himself having to see to all the patients that Diana has misdiagnosed in addition to saving her life when she collapses. It looks as if he is still Portwenn's doctor, whether he likes it or not. Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Director
Writers
Ben Bolt | Dominic Minghella (creator) | Craig Ferguson (Arising from the film "Saving Grace" created by) | Mark Crowdy (Arising from the film "Saving Grace" created by)
Composer
Colin Towns (music composed by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 12, 2011

Release date
Sep 12, 2011 (United Kingdom)
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Martin Clunes
Dr. Martin Ellingham Dr. Martin Ellingham   See fewer
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Caroline Catz
Louisa Glasson Louisa Glasson   See fewer
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Ian McNeice
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Joe Absolom
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John Marquez
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Selina Cadell
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Joanna Scanlan
Dr. Diana Dibbs Dr. Diana Dibbs   See fewer
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Robert Daws
Gavin Dibbs Gavin Dibbs   See fewer
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Anthony O'Donnell
Mike Chubb Mike Chubb   See fewer
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Rory Wilton
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Sarah Buckland
Shopkeeper Shopkeeper   See fewer
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Kyla Goodey
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Christabel Muir
Mrs. Bollard Mrs. Bollard   See fewer
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Steve Bennett
Mr. Gill Mr. Gill   See fewer
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Jill Greenacre
Mrs. Mabyn Mrs. Mabyn   See fewer
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Maggie Tagney
Mrs. Pike Mrs. Pike   See fewer
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Dominic Howells
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Ashton Hinchliff
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Harriet Raggett
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Thomas Raggett
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8.7 / 10 | 209 votes