Doc Martin cancelled: Why has Doc Martin been axed? ITV confirms season 10 to be the last

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Doc Martin is the beloved medical-comedy drama starring Martin Clunes on ITV.

The series has been on our screens since 2004 and after more than a decade and over 70 episodes, the show is coming to an end.

Thankfully, there is one more season to go but why was Doc Martin cancelled? has everything you need to know.

Why has Doc Martin been cancelled?

ITV has announced some very bittersweet news for fans of long-running medical drama, Doc Martin.

On Monday, September 7, ITV confirmed filming for series of Doc Martin will begin in Spring 2021.

However, season 10 of Doc Martin will be the show’s final series.

An exact reason for the show’s cancellation has not been given, but show stars  Martin Clunes and Philippa Braithwaite said “the time has come to say goodbye.”

In a statement, Doc Martin stars Martin Clunes and Philippa Braithwaite said: We have loved making nine series of Doc Martin.  When we launched the series in 2004 we could never have imagined how much our loyal viewers would take to the grumpy Doc like they have. 

“The series has avid fans both in the UK and throughout the world and we are thrilled that Doc Martin has topped the ratings every time.

 “However, after sixteen years we now feel that the time has come to say goodbye to Portwenn. 

“We will be making the tenth and final series in 2021 and we are very much looking forward to returning to Cornwall to film it.”

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