Series 8 - Episode 2
Sons and Lovers
Portwenn Online
A Magical Cornish Village
Doc Martin is
Director:  Nigel Cole
Writer:  Richard Stoneman
Martin suspects pub landlord and reformed alcoholic Ken Hollister is drinking again when he exhibits
signs of liver failure, but when Ken falls downstairs into his rat-infested cellar Martin discovers the true
cause of his illness. Ruth considers selling her farm but gets a shock when John Rahmanzai arrives in
Portwenn to scatter his father's ashes and discovers that his father was once Ruth's lover.  To save his
father's reputation, she lies about their parting. Finally Louisa works out the reason for one of her
pupil's health problems, leading her to consider a career in child therapy. Martin is not impressed.
Martin Clunes
Dr Martin Ellingham
Caroline Catz
Louisa Glasson
Eileen Atkins
Ruth Ellingham
Ian McNeice
Bert Large
Joe Absolom
Al Large
Jessica Ransom
Morwenna Newcross
John Marquez
PC Joe Penhale
Selina Cadell
Mrs Tishell
Malcolm Storry
Clive Tishell
Art Malik
John Rahmanzai
Clive Russell
Ken Hollister
Emma Handy
Samantha Trappett
Buffy Davis
Pippa Woodley
Astrid Trappett
Rosie Ede
Mel Hendy
Aaron Dart
Maitre D'
Nick Sampson
School Governor
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