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 3 - The Big Freeze

The police swamp Lochdubh when an apparent break-in at the home of the local laird attracts the attention of Hamish's superiors.

Broadcast details

Sunday 9th April 1995
50 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 22nd February 2024 3:00pm Drama
Friday 23rd 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
David Ashton Maj. Roddy Maclean
Shirley Henderson Isobel
Guest cast
Valerie Gogan Alex
Bill Leadbitter DI Bruce
Dolina MacLennan Flora
Alan Tall Young Crofter
Johnny Irving Old Crofter
Stuart McQuarrie DS Cronk
Anne Kristen Miss Meiklejohn
Alasdair McQuarrie Danny
Gilbert Martin Markwell
Jake D'Arcy Scott
Writing team
Dominic Minghella Script Editor
Dominic Minghella Writer
Production team
Patrick Lau 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
Barbara Southcott Make-up Designer
Robert McCann Make-up Designer
Lynnette Cummin Costume Designer
Steve Saunderson Director of Photography
Tommy Gormley 1st Assistant Director

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