Hamish Macbeth. Hamish Macbeth (Robert Carlyle)
Hamish Macbeth

Hamish Macbeth

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 1995 - 1997
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

Robert Carlyle stars as a policeman in a sleepy Highland village. Assisted by his terrier, Wee Jock, he has to deal with baffling mysteries and a complex love life. Also features Ralph Riach, Barbara Rafferty, Stuart McGugan, Jimmy Yuill, Stuart Davids and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - The Great Lochdubh Salt Robbery

Hamish outwits his superiors when he makes a connection between two mysteries.

Broadcast details

Sunday 26th March 1995
50 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 25th October 2023 10:00pm BBC4
Wednesday 1st November 2023 7:00pm BBC Scotland
Tuesday 20th February 2024 3:00pm Drama
Wednesday 21st February 2024 2:00am Drama

Cast & crew

Robert Carlyle Hamish Macbeth
Ralph Riach TV John
Barbara Rafferty Agnes
Stuart McGugan Barney
Jimmy Yuill Lachlan
Stuart Davids Lachie Jnr
Brian Pettifer Rory
Anne Lacey Esme
Duncan Duff Doc Brown
David Ashton Maj. Roddy Maclean
Guest cast
Jon Croft Malkie Clunie
Rab Christie Jimmy Soutar
Kenny Ryan Big Geordie Robb
Julia Wallace Alice Robb
John Grieve Whisky Bob
Anne Lannan Lucy Robb
Valerie Gogan Alex
Pip Torrens Peter Peterson
Bill Leadbitter DI Bruce
Greer Gaffney DS Sandra McDonald
Writing team
Daniel Boyle Writer
Dominic Minghella Script Editor
Production team
Nicholas Renton Director
Deirdre Keir Producer
Andrea Calderwood Executive Producer
Trevor Davies Executive Producer
Scott Meek Executive Producer
Kevin Lester Editor
Zoe MacLeod Production Designer
Julia Duff Casting Director
Fred Tammes Director of Photography
Barbara Southcott Make-up Designer
Robert McCann Make-up Designer
John Lunn Composer
Lynnette Cummin Costume Designer
Paddy Carpenter 1st Assistant Director

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