A House Call in Portwenn and A Mystery in Brokenwood

Feb 5, 2018

8pm DOC MARTIN - A popular comedy-drama that stars Martin Clunes as Doctor Martin Ellingham, whose truculence and tactless manner causes mayhem in a small Cornish community. 

Blood is Thicker - Bert Large has been hiding a heartbreaking secret from his son Al, which threatens to jeopardize their close relationship. His reluctance to produce his son's birth certificate arouses Al's suspicions. Could it be that Bert is not his dad? Martin visits the Flint brothers at the remote country home they share with their father, Victor and mother, Doreen. Wallace and Paddy Flint have been suffering chronic stomach disorders, and a blood test confirms they have salmonella poisoning. But there's something else odd about this family. Meanwhile, P.C. Mark Mylow has had to deal with his domineering sister's arrival in Portwenn. She has decided to set up business as an herbalist offering alternative remedies in Mark's flat above the police station.

9pm BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES - Crime Drama - Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd is sent from Auckland to the seemingly quiet country town of Brokenwood. He takes an unconventional approach to police work, solving murders with a "by the book" local assistant, Detective Constable Kristin Sims.

 Playing the Lie - Four of the five committee members of Brokenwood Golf Club start on their regular morning round - only to find the horribly disfigured body of the fifth near the first green.