Series 9 - Episode 1
To the Lighthouse
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Director:  Nigel Cole
Writer:  Jack Lothian
Martin's future is hanging in the balance after his hearing with the medical board.  Dr Heddon arrives to
assess Martin and the surgery, but he makes it clear that he considers it a waste of time.  Louisa is
studying for her new career as a counselor, but after a comment by Mel at the nursery, she and Martin
start to discuss the possibility of having another child.  Mrs Tishell goes on a date with a man she met at
book club, but after a freak accident, Martin must commandeer a fishing boat and he, Penhale, and Dr
Heddon head to the lighthouse island.  While he is treating Mrs Tishell, Dr Heddon falls against bare
wires, is electrocuted, and Martin saves her life.  Morwenna feels like Al is not appreciating all of the
help she is providing at the pub, and when he tries to reassure her, he accidentally proposes.
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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
Elliott Blake
James Henry
Rosie Ede
Mel Hendy
Hermione Gulliford
Dr Rebecca Hedden
Simon Chandler
Donald Abbott
Elizabeth Rider
Lamorna Hammond
Hugh Coles
Gerry Hammond
Jason Baughan
Fisherman Gus
Rory Wilton
Chippy Miller
Boyd Rogers
Dan Ball
Miguel Brooking