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 2, Episode 5 - No Man Is An Island

Grief and personal crisis take Hamish to a remote island. There, he meets an elderly woman who is trapped with an unexploded landmine under her foot.

Broadcast details

Sunday 21st April 1996
50 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 5th March 2024 3:00pm Drama
Wednesday 6th March 2024 2:00am Drama
Thursday 7th March 2024 2:00am Drama

Cast & crew

Robert Carlyle Hamish Macbeth
Ralph Riach TV John
Barbara Rafferty Agnes
Stuart McGugan Barney
Stuart Davids Lachie Jnr
Brian Pettifer Rory
Anne Lacey Esme
Duncan Duff Doc Brown
David Ashton Maj. Roddy Maclean
Shirley Henderson Isobel
Billy Riddoch Lachlan
Guest cast
Valerie Gogan Alex
Edith Macarthur Belle
Gerard Kelly Constable Duggan
Michael MacKenzie Ferdie McLopez
Iain Andrew Mr. Stevens
Writing team
Daniel Boyle Writer
Ming Ho 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
Jim Grant Production Designer
Julia Duff Casting Director
Fred Tammes Director of Photography
Mike O'Neill Costume Designer
Barbara Southcott Make-up Designer
Robert McCann Make-up Designer
John Lunn Composer
Tim Lewis 1st Assistant Director

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