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Can the Doc save Louisa's life?

Louisa is sticking to her decision to leave for Spain with baby James and the Doc, typically, is handling it badly. Ruth blames his loveless childhood for his behaviour but tells him he can change and he confronts his mother Margaret who finally reveals that she is only in Portwenn because she needs some money to buy a country cottage.

As he tries to book a flight to Spain to go after Louisa, he looks through his post and discovers that Louisa has a malformation in her brain that could cause a haemorrhage if she flies. He races to the airport and rushes her to hospital where he performs an operation on her. The couple later have a heart-to-heart and Martin admits that he wants to be a better husband and they both agree that things can't go on as they are.

Elsewhere, Al talks to Ruth about his business idea of setting up a B&B for the fishermen who use her land. Meanwhile, when Bert fails to fix an electrical problem for a party, Caroline picks up a microphone and gets a severe electric shock, but after Al races to get a defibrillator kit he manages to restart her heart and save her life, winning him a date with Morwenna.

Caren has been a journalist specializing in TV for almost two decades and is a Senior Features Writer for TV Times, TV & Satellite Week and What’s On TV magazines and she also writes for What to Watch.


Over the years, she has spent many a day in a muddy field or an on-set catering bus chatting to numerous stars on location including the likes of Olivia Colman, David Tennant, Suranne Jones, Jamie Dornan, Dame Judi Dench and Sir Derek Jacobi as well as Hollywood actors such as Glenn Close and Kiefer Sutherland.


Caren will happily sit down and watch any kind of telly (well, maybe not sci-fi!), but she particularly loves period dramas like Call the Midwife, Downton Abbey and The Crown and she’s also a big fan of juicy crime thrillers from Line of Duty to Poirot.


In her spare time, Caren enjoys going to the cinema and theatre or curling up with a good book.