The scene's the same, sleepy seaside town. The doctor is just as grumpy and afraid of the sight of blood, he has an on-off relationship with a local lass, he hates dogs, but they love him, his aunt llives in the village, the policeman is neurotic and it's all very pretty and quirky.
Yes, grumpy old Doc Martin, played by Martin Clunes in the ITV programme has come to Spain, where he is Doc Mateo. The series is filmed in the beautiful seaside village of Lastres where we visited and marvelled. Then retired to Liz and John's flat where we watched the Spanish version. We didn't understand a word, but we didn't need to – the stories are the same!
Here's some photos of us having fun. And yes, Noel needs new headgear….