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Thursday 24th October 2019

Doc Martin fans brand the show just the right antidote to Brexit chaos

Healing all wounds

After another day of chaos in the House Of Commons, fans of Doc Martin have proclaimed the series - which started its ninth season on ITV last night (25.9.19) - to be the perfect show to watch.

The Cornwall-set, cosy drama - starring Martin Clunes and Caroline Katz - was described as 'just the right antidote'.

Martin made a triumphant return to ITV (Credit: Neil Genower/ITV)

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Back for a new run of eight episodes, the grumpy Doc's mood was worsened when a GMC representative arrived to assess him and his surgery.

Meanwhile, having resigned from her job as headmistress at the local school, Louisa is pursuing a new career in child counselling.

Thank God for the return of Doc Martin, a truly wonderful escape from all the terrible chaos.

The couple are also debating whether to have a second child.

Aside from this, is was business as usual for the Doc in the picturesque coastal village of Portwenn.

And viewers loved it.

New character Rebecca was sent to observe the Doc (Credit: Neil Genower/ITV)

Fans took to Twitter to breathe a sigh of relief at its return.

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One Twitter user wrote: "After all the shenanigans of the #SupremeCourt and the #RemainPoliticians something is needed to lift the mood and #DocMartin is just the right antidote."

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