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 5 - Wee Jock's Lament

A mysterious woman appears on the outskirts of Lochdubh. A distraught and vengeful Hamish, meanwhile, risks personal safety by venturing into the hills on the trail of two escaped convicts who have brought tragedy to the village.

Broadcast details

Sunday 23rd April 1995
50 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 26th February 2024 3:00pm Drama
Wednesday 28th February 2024 2:00am Drama

Cast & crew

Robert Carlyle Hamish Macbeth
Ralph Riach TV John
Stuart McGugan Barney
Jimmy Yuill Lachlan
Stuart Davids Lachie Jnr
Brian Pettifer Rory
Anne Lacey Esme
Duncan Duff Doc Brown
Shirley Henderson Isobel
Guest cast
Rab Christie Jimmy Soutar
Dolina MacLennan Flora
Patricia Ross Rose Hart / Susan Graham
Billy McColl Francie McGilp
Ken Hutchison Harry Dobbs
Greig Guthrie Wee Boy
Michael Marra Jackie Dallas
Christine Primrose Dale Dallas
Graham De Banzie Robert Graham
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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