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Hamish Macbeth 

Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk. ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Robert Carlyle ...  Hamish Macbeth 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Ralph Riach Ralph Riach ...  TV John McIver / ... 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Brian Pettifer ...  Rory Campbell / ... 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Stuart Davids Stuart Davids ...  Lachie McCrae Jr. / ... 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Anne Lacey Anne Lacey ...  Esme Murray 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Barbara Rafferty Barbara Rafferty ...  Agnes Meldon 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Stuart McGugan ...  Barney Meldon 19 episodes, 1995-1997
Shirley Henderson ...  Isobel Sutherland 19 episodes, 1995-1997
Duncan Duff ...  Doc Brown / ... 19 episodes, 1995-1997
David Ashton David Ashton ...  Maj. Roddy Maclean / ... 18 episodes, 1995-1997
Brian Alexander ...  Jubel / ... 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Mona Bruce Mona Bruce ...  Edie 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Anne Kristen Anne Kristen ...  Miss Meikeljohn / ... 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Campbell Morrison Campbell Morrison ...  Harry Balfour 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Morag Hood ...  Doloris Balfour 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Billy Riddoch Billy Riddoch ...  Lachlan McCrae / ... 14 episodes, 1996-1997
Valerie Gogan Valerie Gogan ...  Alex Maclean 10 episodes, 1995-1996
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Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk. Based on characters created by M.C. Beaton, from her series of mystery novels. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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UK

Language:

English | Scottish Gaelic

Release Date:

5 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ylämaan kettu See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Simon, otherwise known as Seth to the crew, is still a gravedigger and now works as a rigger in the entertainment industry in the arenas in the North West of England and is otherwise known as Digger. See more »

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Referenced in The Cult of...: Hamish Macbeth (2008) See more »

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What an amazing show!
30 September 2004 | by lady_reanSee all my reviews

Living in the southeast US, I didn't get to see this show until it was probably already canceled in the UK. It didn't matter to me, I watched every episode, and some of them more than once!!

It's a shame that it had to end, I really enjoyed it that much. There was just enough "soap" to it to make you want to keep coming back, to see how the lingering story worked out, but every week, there was some new something that came to a conclusion. That made it that much better to watch. So many night-time soap-opera style shows are just continuous dramas which is just TOO much for me.

If anyone ever knows anything about this being on DVD to purchase, I sure hope they will let me know, because I would be ordering a complete set!! :)


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