The Best Of British TV! Doc Martin, Scott & Bailey, Midsomer Murders

Feb 4, 2014

You can find the best of British comedy and drama every Wednesday night on WLRN Channel 17.

Doc Martin features the misadventures of a curmudgeonly London doctor who makes waves in a sleepy seaside village where he sets up shop.  Scott & Bailey is a clever police procedural in which two female detectives tackle homicide cases along with their own troubled love lives. Midsomer Murders finds treachery and mayhem aplenty in a sleepy country village:

Doc Martin: On The Edge, Pt. 1 (8:00 p.m.) 

Doc Martin

Season 3 of Doc Martin begins Wednesday, February 5!  The tranquility of Portwenn is disturbed when a group of birdwatchers descends on the village in search of a rare bird.  Pauline announces that she wants to go to university, so Martin has to start looking for another receptionist. Louisa's father Terry arrives unannounced in Portwenn - could this have an effect on the relationship between Martin and Louisa?

Scott & Bailey (9:00 p.m.)

Scott and Bailey

Sean surprises Rachel when he tells her that he has been in contact with her estranged mother, who would love to see her. Unable to accept that Janet has ended their affair, Andy punishes her by keeping her out of the heart of the investigation - which leads to a painful row. Meanwhile, the team look into the murder of Leon Foster. At first, Leon's death looks like a typical gang killing, but the discovery that he was sexually mutilated raises suspicions.  Could this be a domestic murder? 

Midsomer Murders: Tale Of Two Hamlets, Part 2 (10:00 p.m.)

Midsomer Murders

In tonight's conclusion, the investigation continues after the death of an arrogant film star is killed when he walks into a summer house that subsequently explodes.   Barnaby and Troy have discovered a century old dispute between the villages of Upper and Lower Warden.  Here the Smythe- Websters are exploiting the work of celebrated House of Satan author Ellis Bell - but is there more to his legacy?