Better the Devil

Series 4 - Episode 1 Better the Devil



Since calling off his marriage to Louisa, Martin has begun to question what keeps him in Cornwall and realises that if he is ever to escape, he must conquer the blood phobia that ended his surgical career. Encouraged by aunt Joan's friend Barbara he tackles his fear, but after an accident the pair end up in hospital, where he bumps into his girlfriend from medical school. Later, the return of a familiar face shakes him up even more. Comedy drama, starring Martin Clunes, Stephanie Cole and Lia Williams.

Cast & Crew

Dr Martin Ellingham Martin Clunes
Louisa Glasson Caroline Catz
Joan Norton Stephanie Cole
Edith Montgomery Lia Williams
Bert Large Ian McNeice
Al Large Joe Absolom
Pauline Lamb Katherine Parkinson
PC Penhale John Marquez
Mrs Tishell Selina Cadell
Head David Haig
Clive Malcom Storry
Barbara Georgie Glen
Chris Parsons Vincent Franklin
Caitlin Angela Curran
Andy Luke Neal
Mother Christabel Muir
Girl student Ruby Pender
Paramedic Ricky Champ
Nurse 1 Beth Scott-Hewlett
Nurse 2 Kate Van Dike
Nurse 3 Elanor Parrett
Radiographer Thomas Hare
Director Ben Bolt
Executive Producer Mark Crowdy
Producer Philippa Braithwaite
Writer Jack Lothian
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Drama Comedy