Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Mark Crowdy, Craig Ferguson and Dominic Minghella. The show is filmed on location in the fishing village of Port Isaac, Cornwall, United Kingdom, with filming of most interior scenes and production in a converted local barn. Four seasons of episodes were aired between 2004 and 2009, together with a feature-length special that aired on Christmas Day 2006. A fifth season, filmed in 2011, began on 12 September, 2011 in the UK.