Martin Clunes rips into Doc Martin fans – warning them to 'mind their own business' after ITV axe | The Sun

MARTIN Clunes has ripped into Doc Martin fans – warning them to 'mind their own business' regarding the show coming to an end.

The 60-year-old actor has already filmed his final scenes as the titular GP, a role he has played for 18 years.

Doc Martin has aired on ITV since 2004 across nine seasons, with series 10 previously being confirmed as its last.

Fans are devastated at the show is coming to an end, but in a new interview, Martin has spoken bluntly about the decision to conclude the drama.

He told Radio Times: "We didn’t make them [Doc Martin fans] part of any decision-making process at any other point, so mind your own business.

"One of my wife’s riding teachers says never let the horse make the decision, horses make terrible decisions.

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"So maybe never let a viewer make a decision.”

Despite his comments, Martin previously admitted that he is sad to be hanging up his stethoscope after all these years.

He said: “I have loved going to Cornwall to make Doc Martin over the past 18 years.

"I have looked forward to returning to this beautiful county this year for the 10th and final series.”

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He continued: "The people of Cornwall, and Port Isaac in particular, have always been so helpful to us when we are making the series.

!We have some great storylines for the new series, and for the Christmas special, which I hope Doc Martin fans will love.

"I shall miss Cornwall and all the lovely people we have worked with.

"But it is the right time to say farewell to the Doc, and Portwenn."

The final series of Doc Martin will air in the autumn on ITV.

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