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 6 - A Bit Of An Epic

Hamish learns that true love is close at hand when he risks his life to rescue a group of climbers endangered by their expedition leader.

Broadcast details

Sunday 30th April 1995
50 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 27th February 2024 3:00pm Drama
Thursday 29th 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
Shirley Henderson Isobel
Guest cast
Jon Croft Malkie Clunie
Valerie Gogan Alex
Jake D'Arcy Scott
James Faulkner Col. Maxwell
Iain Lauchlan Jimmy McCormack
Robert Willox Walker
Philip McGough George Standish
Susannah Hitching Jenny Carpenter
John Warnaby Mike Beardsall
Leda Hodgson Helen Wadlow
Graeme Alexander Young Mark Glasson
Will Morgan Gregor
Writing team
Dominic Minghella Script Editor
Julian Spilsbury Writer
Production team
Sid Roberson 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
John Lunn Composer
Lynnette Cummin Costume Designer
Peter Jackson Director of Photography
Jon Older 1st Assistant Director

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