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  • 2011
  • Season 5
  • 8 episodes
  • Drama
  • Comedy

Summary

Curmudgeonly GP Martin Ellingham's plans to resume his career as a consultant in London are put on hold with the birth of the baby he fathered with his now estranged partner, Louisa Glasson.

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Episode 2: Dry Your Tears

Summary

The GP returns to his former post at the surgery after the departure of Dr Dibbs, agreeing to stay until a replacement is found. He persuades a reluctant Louisa to move into his house so he can help raise their son, and suggests they could all move to London together in the future. Martin then delivers the eulogy at his aunt Joan's funeral and speaks to her sister Ruth, who proves to be just as cantankerous as he is. Comedy drama, starring Martin Clunes and Caroline Catz, with Eileen Atkins.
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Review

There’s a funeral in Port Wenn in this episode from 2011, which leaves Dr Martin Ellingham both solemn and grumpy, a devastating combination. After ticking off the funeral director for arriving eight minutes late with the coffin, he berates the congregation during his eulogy: “A good percentage of the people in this church are clinically obese.”

Just to add to the chaos, a pallid pallbearer, the son of the undertaker, collapses in pain (dropping the coffin in the process, of course). Luckily, sanity of a sort comes with the arrival of Martin’s formidable, clipped and splendid Auntie Ruth (the mighty Eileen Atkins). She’s just as much of
a no-nonsense type as her nephew, telling Louisa, “I either alienate or over-share.”

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Cast

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Dr Martin EllinghamMartin Clunes
Louisa GlassonCaroline Catz
Bert LargeIan McNeice
Al LargeJoe Absolom
PC PenhaleJohn Marquez
Mrs TishellSelina Cadell
Ruth EllinghamEileen Atkins
Morwenna NewcrossJessica Ransom
Neville PoteSimon Paisley Day
Harry PoteChris Ashby
Chris ParsonsVincent Franklin
MarkTom Goodman-Hill
Mrs StapletonMaggie Tagney
Mr RussellSteve Bennett
VicarNeville Phillips
MumChristabel Muir

Crew

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DirectorBen Bolt
Executive producerMark Crowdy
ProducerPhilippa Braithwaite
WriterRichard Stoneman

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  • Episode 2

    Dry Your Tears

    Summary

    The GP returns to his former post at the surgery after the departure of Dr Dibbs, agreeing to stay until a replacement is found. He persuades a reluctant Louisa to move into his house so he can help raise their son, and suggests they could all move to London together in the future. Martin then delivers the eulogy at his aunt Joan's funeral and speaks to her sister Ruth, who proves to be just as cantankerous as he is. Comedy drama, starring Martin Clunes and Caroline Catz, with Eileen Atkins.
    Recommended

    Review

    There’s a funeral in Port Wenn in this episode from 2011, which leaves Dr Martin Ellingham both solemn and grumpy, a devastating combination. After ticking off the funeral director for arriving eight minutes late with the coffin, he berates the congregation during his eulogy: “A good percentage of the people in this church are clinically obese.”

    Just to add to the chaos, a pallid pallbearer, the son of the undertaker, collapses in pain (dropping the coffin in the process, of course). Luckily, sanity of a sort comes with the arrival of Martin’s formidable, clipped and splendid Auntie Ruth (the mighty Eileen Atkins). She’s just as much of
    a no-nonsense type as her nephew, telling Louisa, “I either alienate or over-share.”

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Dr Martin EllinghamMartin Clunes
    Louisa GlassonCaroline Catz
    Bert LargeIan McNeice
    Al LargeJoe Absolom
    PC PenhaleJohn Marquez
    Mrs TishellSelina Cadell
    Ruth EllinghamEileen Atkins
    Morwenna NewcrossJessica Ransom
    Neville PoteSimon Paisley Day
    Harry PoteChris Ashby
    Chris ParsonsVincent Franklin
    MarkTom Goodman-Hill
    Mrs StapletonMaggie Tagney
    Mr RussellSteve Bennett
    VicarNeville Phillips
    MumChristabel Muir

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorBen Bolt
    Executive producerMark Crowdy
    ProducerPhilippa Braithwaite
    WriterRichard Stoneman

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