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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
Year: 1986 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: The Firefly Cage

10 January 1986
A firefly cage, beautifully carved from coal leads Lovejoy to a gang of antique thieves and their cache of loot.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker

Malcolm Tierney ... Gimbert
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Kim Thomson ... Nicola

Ronald Fraser ... Drummer
Sarah Lawson ... Mrs. Hepplestone
Frank Mills ... Mr. Catchpole
Cassie Stuart ... Amanda
Denys Graham ... Bigelow
Pavel Douglas ... Alexander
Jan Wilson ... Mrs. Cameron
Ben Howard ... Devlin
Jeff Hall ... Ossie

Barry Jackson ... Inspector Maslow
John Scholes ... D / Sgt Drabble
Anthony Jackson ... Brian
Geoffrey Bateman ... Dandy Jack
Keith Marsh ... Auctioneer
Mike Brown ... Coastguard

Season 1, Episode 2: The Axeman Cometh

17 January 1986
Lovejoy connives to win a Welsh oak dresser at an auction well below his value, but when Eric discovers a stuck door, they find more than they bargained for.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker

Malcolm Tierney ... Gimbert
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Yves-Marie Maurin ... Vial (as Yves Marie Maurin)

Oliver Cotton ... Frobel
Zienia Merton ... Miss Taylor
Stewart Harwood ... Catesby
Geoffrey Bateman ... Dandy Jack
Denys Graham ... Bigelow
Oscar Quitak ... Coin Dealer

Mark Monero ... Woody
David Caddick ... Auctioneer
Imogen Claire ... Stall Holder
Janine Gore ... Secretary
Gary Owen ... American

Season 1, Episode 3: The Sting

24 January 1986
A reformed drug addict asks Lovejoy in helping her recover valuable statuettes from her late father's estate that she had used to support her habit.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker

Malcolm Tierney ... Gimbert
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Kika Mirylees ... Carinna
Denys Graham ... Bigelow
Cassie Stuart ... Amanda
Jo Ross ... Helen
Geoffrey Bateman ... Dandy Jack
Leslie French ... Cuthie
Ellis Dale ... Maple
Russell Keith Grant ... David
Charlotte Edwards ... Kate
Pavel Douglas ... Alexander
Jan Wilson ... Mrs. Cameron
Jenny Logan ... Antique Shop Owner
Paul Antrim ... D / Sgt Hill
Mark Penfold ... D / Sgt Lloyd

Mark Monero ... Woody
Norman Fisher ... Signalman
Peter Tuddenham ... Auctioneer
Ron Tarr ... Loader

Season 1, Episode 4: Friends, Romans and Enemies

31 January 1986
While reviewing articles from an estate sale of an eccentric engineer, Lovejoy uncovers clues that lead him to an ancient Roman grave.

Season 1, Episode 5: The Judas Pair

7 February 1986
A collector of flintlock pistols is murdered for a valuable but incomplete set of dueling pistols and Lovejoy has the missing pieces.

Season 1, Episode 6: To Sleep No More

14 February 1986
After a skilled antiques forger dies and a thief steals a forged snuff box, his only legacy to his widow, Lovejoy vows to retrieve it.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker

Malcolm Tierney ... Gimbert
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Norma West ... Mrs. Mattock
Robert Ashby ... Smiley
John Forgeham ... Arnold
Jo Ross ... Helen
Geoffrey Bateman ... Dandy Jack
Margaret Stallard ... Mrs. Wendell
Denys Graham ... Bigelow

Rebecca Lacey ... Receptionist

Angus Lennie ... Pilsen
Pavel Douglas ... Alexander
Jan Wilson ... Mrs. Cameron
John Scholes ... D / Sgt Drabble

Mark Monero ... Woody
Simon Kaplan ... George
Michael Segal ... Sam Wendell
Peter Whitbread ... Vicar
John Gleeson ... 1st Guest
Jan Farmery ... 2nd Guest

Season 1, Episode 7: The Real Thing

21 February 1986
Jane partners with an entrepreneur named Palmer to convert a warehouse into an Art Nouveau antiques centre, but Lovejoy suspects he's a con man.

Season 1, Episode 8: The March of Time

28 February 1986
After acquiring an old clock in in a trade with another dealer, Lovejoy finds some priceless love letters from the Napoleonic era.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker

Malcolm Tierney ... Gimbert
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Lysette Anthony ... Sophy
James Aubrey ... Michael
John Scholes ... D / Sgt Drabble
Geoffrey Drew ... Berwick
Laurence Harrington ... Ricky
Andrew Cuthbert ... M / cycle Policeman
Iain Rattray ... Sergeant Major
Charles Rogers ... Adjutant
Will Kenton ... Auctioneer
Steve Rogers ... Nick

Season 1, Episode 9: Death and Venice: Part One

7 March 1986
A sickly and paraplegic American multimillionaire is obsessed with saving the art treasures of a slowly sinking Venice and hires Lovejoy to help in his enterprise.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker

Malcolm Tierney ... Gimbert
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Alexander Knox ... Pinder

Gwen Humble ... Caterina

Haydn Gwynne ... Cosima
Alibe Parsons ... Nancy

Albert Welling ... Gerry
Steven Pacey ... Keith
Alan Rowe ... Malleson
Ray Mort ... Campie
Jo Ross ... Helen
Jan Wilson ... Mrs. Cameron
Anthony Jackson ... Brian
John Scholes ... D / Sgt Drabble
Max Latimer ... Tonio
Guido Adorni ... Guiseppe
Lorna Barton ... Miriam
Andrew Darby ... Cesare
Mark McBride ... Vito

Sidney Kean ... Barman

Season 1, Episode 10: Death and Venice: Part Two

14 March 1986
Lovejoy finds it has not the beautiful Caterina he has been seeing in Venice but her greedy sister Lavinia, who is not in saving art for posterity, but herself.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker

Malcolm Tierney ... Gimbert
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Fulton Mackay ... Luciano

Alexander Knox ... Pinder

Gwen Humble ... Caterina / Lavinia

Haydn Gwynne ... Cosima
Alibe Parsons ... Nancy

Albert Welling ... Gerry
Steven Pacey ... Keith
Pavel Douglas ... Alexander
Max Latimer ... Tonio
Andrew Darby ... Cesare
Guido Adorni ... Guiseppe
Mark McBride ... Vito

Jacob Witkin ... Carlo

Sidney Kean ... Barman
Alan Rowe ... Malleson
Ray Mort ... Campie
Jo Ross ... Helen

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Just Desserts

6 January 1991
After Lovejoy is released from a low security prison after an eight month sentence for theft, he is determined to find out who framed him.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane Felsham
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Anthony Valentine ... Michael Seymour
Christine Kavanagh ... Renata Van Der Zee
Pavel Douglas ... Lord Alexander Felsham

Edmund Dehn ... Pieter Maartens
Hugh Munro ... Mark Paynter
Maxine Audley ... Marigold Paynter
Iain Lauchlan ... D.I. Roache
Sidney Livingstone ... Auctioneer
Jennifer Piercey ... W.I. Chairperson
Edwina Day ... Mrs. Ives

Ian Burfield ... P.C. Bainbridge
Anna Nicholas ... Harriet Barker
Anthony Douse ... Andy Coote
Christopher Guinee ... School Porter
Janet Amsbury ... Olivia
Alan Talbot ... Cobbold
Barry Warren ... Mavis
Ian East ... Chimney Sweep
Anne Priestley ... Mrs. Gooch

Nick Hobbs ... Thug

Season 2, Episode 2: The Italian Venus

13 January 1991
Lovejoy utilizes all his wiles for a sting which will help the disinherited brother of a snobbish aristocrat recover some of his rightful fortune.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane Felsham
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Patrick Malahide ... Sir Hugo Carey-Holden

Celia Imrie ... Lady Felicity Carey-Holden

Nicholas Farrell ... Douglas Holden
Joanne Pearce ... Emma Holden
Pavel Douglas ... Lord Alexander Felsham

Ian McNeice ... Gervais Rackham
Michael Percival ... Auctioneer

Mary Roscoe ... Traffic Warden
Edward Arthur ... Senior Cashier
Carmel Cryan ... Nurse

Jamie Treacher ... Paperboy (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 3: Bin Diving

20 January 1991
Eric becomes involved in a territorial dispute with with garbageman Brian Nunn over his right to salvage valuables from the garbage.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane Felsham
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Warren Clarke ... Brian Nun
Brenda Bruce ... Mrs. Jaglom
Amanda Swift ... Betty Morgan
Harriet Reynolds ... Madge

Neil Dudgeon ... DS Graham Bentley
James Bowers ... DC Malcolm Hubbard
Edward Rawle-Hicks ... Alistair
Jeremy Gilley ... Richard Jaglom
Peter Whitbread ... Auctioneer
Steve Ismay ... Del
Graham Chinn ... Ray
Terry Duran ... Steve

Season 2, Episode 4: Montezuma's Revenge

27 January 1991
After Lovejoy is recruited to sell an ancient Colombian funerary figure with a curse on it, and it soon lives up to its reputation as murders soon follow.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane Felsham
Pavel Douglas ... Lord Alexander Felsham
Katia Caballero ... Rosita Lujemillo
Trevor Byfield ... Jeff Diamond
John Stratton ... Professor David Hayward
Mark Crowdy ... Nick Bellenger
Jack Ellis ... Detective Inspector
Malcolm Terris ... Ronnie Bassett
Jessica Carney ... Hotel Receptionist

Roger Ashton-Griffiths ... Antique Shop Owner

Paul Kynman ... Bernie
Cougar ... 'Ded Lizards'

Season 2, Episode 5: Who Dares, Sings

3 February 1991
When Lovejoy agrees to fit out for Tinker's old army friend Linden Walker's new pub he buys a houseload of furniture of former prison officer George Palmer. Unfortunately it turns out to be stolen and to make things worse the victims turn up at the pub's opening night and recognise it,causing Lovejoy to go on the run to clear his name. He does also discover that Tinker lied to him about being an officer in the army when he was in fact a corporal.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane Felsham
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
John Wells ... Linden Walker
Eleanor Summerfield ... May Walker

Peter Armitage ... George Palmer
Corrine Ransome ... Angela Moxon (as Corrine Ransom)
Robert Austin ... Bruce Wayne
Lee Whitlock ... Constable
Trevor Cooper ... Sergeant
David McAlister ... Geoffrey Gooch
Gillian Bailey ... Andrea Gooch (as Gillian Bush Bailey)
Eric Deacon ... D.I. Hardwick
Bill Thomas ... Justin Small
James Smith ... Charles Bullivant
Michael Burns ... Percy Williams
Nicholas Lumley ... Albert Stacey
Bert Parnaby ... Sorrel
Albie Woodington ... Mechanic
Ingrid Wells ... Barmaid

Season 2, Episode 6: One Born Every Minute

10 February 1991
Lovejoy is intrigued by a painter using the name Ashley Wilkes, squandering his talent on kitschy paintings of cottages and seducing the lady of the house.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill

Tom Wilkinson ... Ashley Wilkes
Jeremy Child ... Major Chatfield

Jennie Linden ... Roz Chatfield
Maggie Steed ... Joanna

Nicholas Day ... Alec Statham

Simon Slater ... Whiteman
Tim Killick ... Jenkins
Judy Buxton ... Deborah Wyler
Elizabeth Bennett ... Alison Jukes
Belinda Carroll ... Rose
Geoffrey Beevers ... Alfred Mason
Gay Hamilton ... Susan Robinson

Michael O'Hagan ... Publican
Mary Maude ... Annabel
Jane Cussons ... Annie

John D. Collins ... Reg

Season 2, Episode 7: National Wealth

17 February 1991
Lovejoy agrees to help Madeline Gilbert,a once famous film star fallen on hard times,to sell her valuables but she is burgled by an armed French gang who have crossed the Channel after killing a gendarme. Lovejoy has an alibi - auctioneer Melanie Ford - but he wonders if she has been coerced into tipping off the villains. Before the gang is caught Tinker puts himself in danger by boarding a boat belonging to Lovejoy's chief suspect,a respected army major.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Jean Kent ... Madelene Gilbert

Edita Brychta ... Melanie Ford
François D'Aubigny ... Adjudant Alain Bernard (as Francois D'Aubigny)
Georges Trillat ... Michel Le Mor
John Labanowski ... Major Sullivan
Phil Smeeton ... Det. Sgt. Armstrong

Ronald Fraser ... Michael Edwards
Tenniel Evans ... James Ford
Jack Chissick ... Antique Yard Owner

Season 2, Episode 8: Sugar & Spice

24 February 1991
Having bought a collection of erotic prints by Fuseli from teen-aged Khadija, Lovejoy joins his his ex-wife Susan for the speech day at their daughter's school where Lovejoy recognises Khadija as a pupil. She has stolen the pictures from the school as an act of revenge on headmistress Miss Hemmingway for her treatment of her older sister when she was a pupil but is being duped by a blackmailer out to gain money from discrediting Khadija's family to whom she has passed on the collection. Lovejoy sets out to retrieve it in the knowledge that success means that Miss Hemmingway will waive the large amount of school fees he owes her.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane Felsham
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Caroline Blakiston ... Miss Hemmingway
Mel Martin ... Susan Lovejoy

Tania Rodrigues ... Khadija Subhani
Amelia Shankley ... Vicky Lovejoy
Laurence Harrington ... Cyril Harrington-Morse
Imogen Boorman ... Melissa Harrington-Morse
Gloria Connell ... Mrs Harrington-Morse
Saffron Penny ... Lavinia
Miranda Bell ... Mother
Richard Braine ... Sales Assistant (as Richard Brain)
Aden Gillett ... Charles Garner
Annee Blott ... School Secretary
James Warrior ... Taffy Griffiths
John Cater ... Sam
Chris Hunter ... Auctioneer
Sudha Bhuchar ... Aisha Subhani
Susan Nye ... Letitia

Season 2, Episode 9: Raise the Hispanic

3 March 1991
Having agreed to furnish Ralph Peagram's daughter Amanda's new house after her marriage to philandering Roger Hall,Lovejoy attends the wedding and overhears Ralph and Roger argue. Soon after the reception Roger disappears and Lovejoy discovers his corpse in a suit of armour though when the police arrive it is nowhere to be find. At Amanda's request Lovejoy sets out to solve the mystery,which has its roots in an incident of accidental death and blackmail dating back a quarter of a century.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Frank Windsor ... Ralph Peagram

Sylvestra Le Touzel ... Amanda Peagram
Robert Gwilym ... Roger Hall

Catherine Schell ... Francis Beauchamp
Michael Medwin ... Bill Fredericks
Tony Selby ... Sgt. Hartley
Bryan Pringle ... Malcolm Tandy
Denis King ... Band Leader
John Sharp ... Henry Miller

Andrew Forbes ... D I Burgess
Katy Newell ... Helen Beauchamp

Justine Francesca Glenton ... Marion (as Justine Glenton)
William of Stuntdogs ... Lassy

Season 2, Episode 10: Lily's Pearls

10 March 1991
When brash upstart financier Joe Gruber offers to buy land from Lady Jane's husband to create a wildlife sanctuary both Jane and Lovejoy are suspicious of his motives and discover that he has not been exactly honest over his motives. At the same time Lovejoy finds himself in the middle when both Gruber and his dizzy wife Lily admit to having,independently of each other,pawned her pearls when they were short of cash and both engage him to get them back.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Pavel Douglas ... Lord Felsham
Nicky Henson ... Joe Gruder
Sherrie Hewson ... Lily Gruder
Bernard Brown ... Wing Co Warren
Tim Wylton ... Howitt
Ken Wynne ... Reg Partridge

Sarah Crowden ... Rosemary Blake
Mark Penfold ... Robinson
Dianne Michaels ... Librarian

Season 2, Episode 11: Riding in Rollers (1 of 2)

17 May 1991
After Lovejoy meets Harry Catopodis at a party thrown by a rich American widow, he discovers that the Emporer Hirohito teabowl he is selling is a fake.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill

Linda Gray ... Cassandra Lynch

Brian Blessed ... Harry Catapodis

Mako ... Toshiro Tanaka
Eiji Kusuhara ... Miki Watanabe
Frank Duncan ... Winkley
Hepburn Graham ... Simon
John Horsley ... Farley
Paddy Joyce ... Miles
David Gooderson ... Cyril Catchpole
Auriol Goldingham ... Debbie
Rie Yanagisawa ... Japanese Waitress

Season 2, Episode 12: The Black Virgin of Vladimir (2 of 2)

24 May 1991
Lovejoy colludes with rich American widow and a Japanese businessman to con the Greek antiques dealer who conned them.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill

Linda Gray ... Cassandra Lynch

Brian Blessed ... Harry Catapodis

Mako ... Toshiro Tanaka
James Booth ... Mordechai Frobel
Eiji Kusuhara ... Miki Watanabe

Aubrey Morris ... Marcel Jaworski
Tom Adams ... J.P. Gilbert
John Burgess ... Popoy

Jonny Phillips ... Terry Slingsby (as Jonathan Phillips)
Jonathan Moore ... Johnny Slingsby
Martin Gower ... Mike
Jiri Hanak ... Valentin
Michelle Cassidy ... New York Secretary

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Friends in High Places

12 January 1992
When Lovejoy returns from a prolonged hiatus in Spain courtesy of his sting of conman Harry Catopolous and reunites with Jane, Eric, and Tink.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Pavel Douglas ... Lord Alexander Felsham

Joanna Lumley ... Victoria Cavero

James Faulkner ... Alfredo Pereira
Nigel Pegram ... Douglas Rimmer
Peter Moreton ... Jonathan Waddock
Tony Vogel ... Barney Waddock
Paul Corrigan ... Fred Barber
Arturo Venegas ... Horsebox Driver

Brian Blessed ... Harry Catapodis (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mike Eastman ... Barman (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 2: Out to Lunch

19 January 1992
After spending the weekend with Victoria Lovejoy takes her to an antiques fair and cannot believe his luck when he picks up a set of paintings by famous artist Lionel Beckwith for a mere twelve pounds. He sells them to a local gallery but is interrupted by Beckwith himself,claiming they are forgeries. A little detective work on Lovejoy's part reveals Beckwith's reasons for wanting supposedly adverse publicity as interest in his work is falling. Lady Jane saves the day for Eric after he is conned by a supposedly bereaved pensioner.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Pavel Douglas ... Lord Alexander Felsham

Joanna Lumley ... Victoria Cavero
James Villiers ... Lionel Beckwith
Susan Tracy ... Yvonne Dalrymple

Jonathan Coy ... Edward Carr
Vivienne Ritchie ... Diana Carr
Peter Halliday ... Mr. Reynolds
Valerie Lush ... Elsie Barratt
Felicity Montagu ... Deborah Frobisher
Francis Middleditch ... Newspaper Reporter
David McKail ... Toby Rowlands
Victoria Scarborough ... Susannah
Bunny May ... Syd
Vivienne Moore ... Dealer

Season 3, Episode 3: No Strings

26 January 1992
An Irish rock group staying with Jane has their money stolen by the event organizer along with a priceless Celtic harp.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Joanna Lumley ... Victoria
Liam O'Maonlai ... Hothouse Flowers
Fiachna Ó Braonáin ... Hothouse Flowers
Peter O'Toole ... Hothouse Flowers
Leo Barnes ... Hothouse Flowers
Jerry Fehily ... Hothouse Flowers
Stephen Moore ... Ray Morgan
Niall O'Brien ... Declan Grady
Brenda Cavendish ... Frances Morgan
Peter Stockbridge ... Jack Stallabrass

Bev Willis ... David Olliphant
Dave Atkins ... Foskett
Peter Barnes ... Chandler
Richard Derrington ... Pearce
Madeleine Moffat ... Nun
Mary Drew Robinson ... Nun
Fiona Hibbert ... Nun
Ralph Morse ... Folk Singer (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 4: Angel Trousers

2 February 1992
Lovejoy's entrusted with the medals of the brother of Jane's former housekeeper Vera, but they are stolen from his safe.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Russell Hunter ... Harry Mackie
Nickolas Grace ... Jeremy Prince

Joseph Long ... Angelo Pantaloni
Doreen Mantle ... Vera
Amanda Elwes ... Fiona

Derek Benfield ... Don
Godfrey Jackman ... Ivan
Garfield Morgan ... Commander Jolly
Roger Sloman ... Ted
Gerard Horan ... Toni
Sally Home ... Xanthe
Ian Brimble ... Cox
Steven Alvey ... Young Policeman
Peter Dawson ... Peter
Yolanda Mason ... Italian TV Reporter

Season 3, Episode 5: Benin Bronze

9 February 1992
Wealthy Australian Greg Veitch arrives in East Anglia looking for his 'Eureka', the thing that he must have, and believes he has found it in a Beninese bronze sculpture belonging to Sir Max Spence. Problems obtaining an export licence leads to him doing a deal with Sir Max and a local forger to get the statue out of the country. When it goes missing Lovejoy comes under suspicion but discovers that police inspector Shand is not all he claims to be - just as Veitch will have a similar experience with the bronze, which will lead him to seek revenge.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
James Laurenson ... Greg Veitch
Jan Harvey ... Mary Russell
Maurice Denham ... Sir Max Spence
Rob Spendlove ... D. I. Shand

John McGlynn ... Jameson
Pip Miller ... Jerry Blaine
Paul Herzberg ... Andrea
Charles Dale ... D. S. Redston
Bernard Brown ... Raymond Russell
Robert Hamilton ... Mr. Simpson

Season 3, Episode 6: Eric of Arabia

16 February 1992
In hospital with a broken leg Lovejoy delegates Lady Jane and Tinker to sell a terra cotta Chinese pig to a Chinese banker,though it turns out to be a forgery and gets broken,revealing its contents, a valuable medieval Chinese bank note. But this might also be a forgery so Lovejoy makes use of micro-surgery to examine another pig,one of several in the possession of choleric dealer and possible swindler Sir Desmond Clark. Meanwhile Eric meets fellow biker,the lovely Natasha,with whose help he sells his motor-cycle as having been the property of Lawrence of Arabia.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Kenneth Griffith ... Sir Desmond Clark

Burt Kwouk ... Banker
Glen Goei ... Translator
Ozzie Yue ... Lee Chan
Amanda Noar ... Natasha Glendenning
Angela Bruce ... Dr. Pilger
Peter Birrel ... Gunter Sperber

Season 3, Episode 7: Scotch on the Rocks

23 February 1992
Vicky finds a Scots claymore in the attic of her new flat which Lovejoy buys from her. He is approached by a man named Kinloch who offers him a more than generous price for it,claiming a family connection, and, when a suspicious Lovejoy refuses,the sword becomes the subject of a bungled burglary. Lovejoy is intrigued and finds out that the sword provides the key to a cache of French gold buried in the ground. Ironically Tartan Transactions,a controversial firm in which Kinloch has an interest,has just built a supermarket over it and retrieval seems unlikely.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Edward Hardwicke ... Kinloch
James Grant ... Montrose

Paul Brooke ... Gently Bentley
Amelia Shankley ... Vicki Lovejoy
Kate Williams ... Bella
Bill Leadbitter ... Celtic Supporter
Patrick Field ... P.C. Ransome
Nick Edmett ... Auctioneer
Alex Leppard ... Security Guard
Duncan Gould ... Security Guard
Arbel Jones ... Reporter
Mark Griffiths ... Bystander

Season 3, Episode 8: Loveknots

1 March 1992
When Lady Jane puts a Berber rug into auction it is bought by elderly Harriet Fisher for her Irish wolfhound but young Moroccan Abdel is also after it and steals it from her house. Lovejoy buys a second rug and again Abdel is keen to own it,claiming that the rugs were woven in his village by his girlfriend and contain the answer to his marriage proposal. Lovejoy is not convinced and learns that Abdel's prospective uncle Said has a more mercenary reason for wanting the rug. Having got it back for Harriet Lovejoy comforts Lady Jane,who has split from her husband after refusing to go to Hong Kong with him for his job.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Pavel Douglas ... Lord Alexander Felsham

Virginia McKenna ... Harriet Fisher
Tony Caunter ... Russell Potts

Nadim Sawalha ... Uncle Said

Christopher Simon ... Abdel
Robin Soans ... Auctioneer
Geoffrey Colville ... Professor Ottway
Ian Barritt ... Neil Johnson

Philip Anthony ... Mr. Beeston
Paul Arlington ... Det. Sgt. Statham

Season 3, Episode 9: Smoke Your Nose

8 March 1992
After Lovejoy offers to sell a seventeenth century 'Smoke Your Nose' dish for him vicar Harry Nettles tells him that there is the remains of a Roman villa in the field next to his church but the land is marked for development by shifty Derek Rudge as a leisure centre. Lovejoy wonders why nobody has bothered to take Harry's claims seriously and uncovers an arrangement between Rudge and county archaeologist Nancy Phelan which results in the reverend's story being authenticated. Eric is less fortunate when he sells a grandfather clock to pernickety Mr. Rosenbaum,who is definitely not what he seems.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Paul Rogers ... Rev. Harry Nettles
David Kossoff ... Mr. Rosenbaum

Christopher Fulford ... Derek Rudge

Michelle Fairley ... Nancy Phelan

Tony Rohr ... Rollo

Paul Gregory ... Ralph

Sarah Flind ... Librarian
Frank Jarvis ... Foreman
Michael Eaves ... Chairman, Planning Committee

Season 3, Episode 10: Kids

15 March 1992
Lovejoy learns that his daughter is living with a middle-aged man and that a close friend has been duped into buying an expensive forged painting.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Michael Kitchen ... David Herbert
Mel Martin ... Susan Lovejoy
Amelia Shankley ... Vicky Lovejoy
Antony Marsh ... Michael Brightman
Grant Thatcher ... Jez Brightman
Nick Reding ... Mark McKinley
Amanda Burton ... Bonnie Wright
Paul Opacic ... Andrew
Eileen Page ... Gloria

Minnie Driver ... Sarah
Graham Weston ... Wooller
Mike Savage ... Wendover
Christopher Ettridge ... Auctioneer
Victoria Alcock ... Kay
Gordon Reid ... Rychards
David Brocklehurst ... Chauffeur

Louise Hunt ... Receptionist
Joe Brookes ... Security Guard
Joy Launor Heyes ... Mrs Herbert
Tracy Hardwick ... Daughter

Season 3, Episode 11: Members Only

22 March 1992
Lovejoy and Jane help a likable and honorable Japanese businessman, Mr. Kashimoti, become a member of an elite golfing country club.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Michael Culver ... Arnold Featherstone
Neil Stacy ... Major Hinchcliff-Jones

Togo Igawa ... Mr Kashimoto

Dominic Jephcott ... Peter Davis
Peter Lovstrom ... Ron Noades
Peter Bayliss ... Morris
Joanna Dickens ... Tanya
Natalie Forbes ... Philippa Thornly
Hugh Walters ... Mr Dean
David Sibley ... Mr Gold
Max Harvey ... Maitre d'

Joan Blackham ... Golfer
Judy Bridgeland ... Golfer

Al Gregg ... Frank
Tim Perrin ... Pete
Terry John ... Dennis

Season 3, Episode 12: Highland Fling: Part One

29 March 1992
Lovejoy journeys to Scotland with Jane to help her friend who needs him to help her raise money to maintain her expensive estate.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Simon Ward ... Edward Brooksby
Eleanor David ... Katriona Brooksby

Adrienne Corri ... Lady Rebecca

Bill Travers ... Duncan

Larry Lamb ... Gerald Somers
Tom Cotcher ... Robert Fraser
Siri Neal ... Sandra Wilson

Dougray Scott ... Horse
Bill Moody ... Billy Wilson
William Simons ... Dave Goodis
Karen Westwood ... Margaret
Judith Paris ... Mrs Somers
Jason Shepard ... Mr Pendleton
Marita Ionesco ... Maria Renton
Roger Ostime ... Charles Renton
George Malpas ... Harry (as Geogre Malpas)
Antony Brown ... Gibbs
Ray Armstrong ... Mr Kaufmann
Anita West ... Mrs Kaufmann
Stephanie Buttle ... Young Girl

Rupert Degas ... Young Man

Greg Bennett ... Police Constable (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 13: Highland Fling: Part Two

5 April 1992
Lovejoy helps the Brooksbys save their estate by discovering the secrets of the 18th Century Greek Revival pigsty in the woods near the manor.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Simon Ward ... Edward Brooksby
Eleanor David ... Katriona Brooksby

Adrienne Corri ... Lady Rebecca

Bill Travers ... Duncan

Larry Lamb ... Gerald Somers
Tom Cotcher ... Robert Fraser
Siri Neal ... Sandra Wilson

Dougray Scott ... Horse
Bill Moody ... Billy Wilson
William Simons ... Dave Goodis
Christopher Good ... Jeremy Molyneaux
David Foxxe ... Adrian Deschelles
Karen Westwood ... Margaret
Judith Paris ... Mrs Somers
Jason Shepard ... Mr Pendleton
Marita Ionesco ... Maria Renton
Roger Ostime ... Charles Renton
John Warner ... Archie Letts
John Golightly ... Hotel Manager
Vernon Nurse ... Crewman
Ray Armstrong ... Mr Kaufmann
Anita West ... Mrs Kaufmann

Season 3, Episode 14: The Prague Sun

27 December 1992
Lovejoy's search for diamonds stolen from a priceless religious object takes him and Eric to Prague where dark forces are plotting against them.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Donald Pleasence ... Karel Redl

Peter Vaughan ... Marek

Dinah Sheridan ... Dotty Mayhew
Leonie Mellinger ... Marina
Malgorzata Gebel ... Aneska
Brian McGrath ... Franz
William Chubb ... Sebastian Braikes
Irene Prador ... Lila
Stanislav Zindulka ... Axel
Rudolf Jelínek ... Jan Funke (as Rudolf Jelínek)
Lloyd McGuire ... Policeman
Rosie Kerslake ... Housewife
Miranda Forbes ... Hospital Sister
Katerina Bittmanova ... Tour Guide (as Katerina Bittmanová)
Sona Vesela ... Browser (as Soña Veselá)

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: The Napoleonic Commode

10 January 1993
When Lovejoy is mistaken by the local bailiff for his landlord, he is evicted from his house and has his car and antiques inventory confiscated.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Alexei Sayle ... Freddy Reeve
Olivier Pierre ... Monsieur Brogni

Julie T. Wallace ... Mrs. Neighbour
John Burgess ... Popov
Georgia Allen ... Angela
Noel Coleman ... Peter Felsham (as Noël Coleman)

Colin Jeavons ... Bernard

Harmage Singh Kalirai ... Azi Kumar
Stan Nelson ... Steve
Maria Isabel Hernandez ... Concha
Che Walker ... Trev (as Ché Walker)
Clare Cathcart ... Barmaid (as Claire Cathcart)
Elaine Ashley ... Mrs Park

Season 4, Episode 2: The Ring

17 January 1993
Strapped for cash Lovejoy recruits old time con artists Matron Jackie,Gideon and Henry the Hearse Chaser to attend an auction where he is selling a painting by local artist Jessie Webb and purposely bid against each other to bump up the selling price. He is successful but incurs the wrath of Lady Jane,who was also - innocently - in the bidding and ultimately has to hand over his gains to a young antique dealer he has rooked.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Charlotte Cornwell ... Matron
Alfred Lynch ... Gideon
Frederick Treves ... Henry

Tim Dutton ... Fotheringill
Peter Kelly ... Robin

Helene Kvale ... Gloria
Neil Mullarkey ... Auctioneer
David Killick ... Lamerton
Alison Rose ... Mary Webb
Michael Stevens ... Jerry
Neville Phillips ... First Vicar
Nicholas Palliser ... Alex
Sean Cranitch ... Mourner
Peter Biddle ... Second Vicar
Elizabeth Lynton ... Woman on Train
Janie Booth ... Militant Woman
Andrew Normington ... Police Inspector
Anthony Venditti ... Huge Man

Sidney Cole ... Ticket Collector

Season 4, Episode 3: Second Fiddle

24 January 1993
Lovejoy is intrigued when famous violinist Lindsey Parry-Davies mysteriously asks him to make his valuable Stradivarius look like an imitation but nonetheless calls on the services of Tommy Norris,Liverpool supporter and king of the violin fakers. Eventually,after an attempt to burgle his house,Lindsey admits to Lovejoy that his plan was to thwart his stepfather,a failed musician who collects instruments solely to display them though the pair are reconciled.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Michael Angelis ... Tommy Norris

Ronan Vibert ... Lindsey Parry-Davies
Philip Bond ... Duncan Strong

Sarah Alexander ... Muriel
Robert MacLeod ... Sterne
Robert Swann ... James Barnham-Smythe
Shirley King ... Maud
Victoria Jeffrey ... Chemist Shop Assistant
Ronald Nunnery ... Gateman

Season 4, Episode 4: The Colour of Mary

31 January 1993
Charlie Gimbert,Lovejoy's former landlord,returns,with Murray McNally,a once famous snooker player,now a bad-tempered drunk,whose management Gimbert has 'inherited'. McNally is anxious to locate and buy the billiard table that once belonged to Mary,Queen of Scots and the trail leads to Fotheringay and Sir Anthony,descendant of the queen's last jailer. The table is - apparently - still there and Gimbert buys it,as a gimmick,to raise cash on McNally's exhibition tour. McNally himself has other plans for the table.

Season 4, Episode 5: Fly the Flag

7 February 1993
Facing huge death duties Christian Shotley asks Lovejoy to sell his family's antiques,only for Lovejoy to find they are excellent forgeries made by Christian's father. However when local ladies' man 'Beau' Whittaker discovers a flag dating from the battle of Lexington hidden in the family church a profitable sale seems likely but then American air force colonel Fellowes claims the flag as being stolen from his family two hundred years earlier. With the local vicar entering the fray it is as well that the Shotleys own a priceless set of model soldiers whose sale could ease their worries.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Michael Hordern ... Wilfred Shotley

Elizabeth Spriggs ... Daphne Shotley

Pip Torrens ... Christian Shotley
Eoin McCarthy ... Beau Derek Whittaker

Angus MacInnes ... Chuck Fellowes
Peter Whitman ... John D. Parmenter
Roger Brierley ... Harvey Swainston
Bill Stewart ... Davidson
Oona Kirsch ... Rachel Fairbrother

Harmage Singh Kalirai ... Azi Kumar
June Whitaker ... Salome Catchpole (as June Whittaker)
Rob Walker ... Milkman

Season 4, Episode 6: Judgement of Solomon

14 February 1993
Retired RAF officer Connaught asks Lovejoy to sell a collection of Jewish religious artefacts,allegedly purchased by his late wife and with no provenance. However whilst Lovejoy asks father and son dealers the Solomons to price them Connaught makes a quick sale to Gimbert and when the Solomons tell him the whole lot was looted by Nazis from Polish synagogues Lovejoy understands why. When the collection is stolen Eric catches the thieves but Mr Solomon recognises that dishonesty takes many forms and that Connaught is not all he seems to be.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert
Peter Jeffrey ... Geoffrey Connaught
Alfred Marks ... Solomon Senior
Gareth Marks ... Solomon Junior
Cyril Shaps ... Watchmaker
Eric Deacon ... Det. Insp. Hardwick
Barrie Houghton ... Desk Sergeant
Jim Dunk ... Ditson

Tim Potter ... Harrison
Ann Way ... Mrs Thomas
Eddy Seager ... Ginger
Anthony Georghiou ... Fred
Mary Henry ... Esther Solomon
John Pennington ... Bank Manager
David Albion ... Policeman
Jacqui Sheehy ... Ma Barker

Season 4, Episode 7: The Galloping Major

21 February 1993
Whilst visiting a scrap yard for a replacement indicator lamp for his truck Lovejoy buys an old iron canon,which gets him stopped by the police and almost destroys a pub's cellar. This attracts the attention of ordnance expert Major Turpin who tries to steal the canon whilst Lovejoy is at the Tower of London finding out its value. Fortunately for Lovejoy the elderly couple who accidentally smashed the light arrive at his house to reimburse him and not only scare off the thief but present him with something of real value.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Leslie Phillips ... Major Eddie Turpin
Maria Charles ... Alice
Harry Landis ... Leo
Valentina Yakunina ... Natalie

Tony Haygarth ... Arthur

Steven O'Donnell ... Frankie
Sean Baker ... PC Alcock
Paul McNeilly ... PC Troon
Colin Rix ... Cyril
Laurence Kennedy ... Nick Palmer
Paul T.T. Easter ... Buyer (uncredited)
Mike Eastman ... Barman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 8: God Helps Those

28 February 1993
Lady Jane ropes Lovejoy into organizing a charity auction for the local hospital and visiting the geriatric ward where he meets elderly Florence and stops her greedy son from stealing her antique condiment set. A series of ram raids,robbing antiques to order,spells trouble for Lovejoy when a Sheraton table he is minding for a friend is smashed. Mysterious Belgian Monsieur Forget involves Gimbert in a quest for a particular clock and becomes a suspect in the raids as does Danny, a boy who saves Lady Jane from a mugging and undertakes odd jobs at her house. However the identity of the real mastermind gives real meaning to the term 'cold as charity'.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert

Ronald Pickup ... Edwin Felt
Liz Smith ... Florence

Henry Goodman ... Monsieur Forget

Jason Flemyng ... Danny

Roger Hammond ... Michael Church
Steve Weston ... D.S. Greenland
Tony Bluto ... D.C. Burston

Andy Rashleigh ... Jamie
Vincent Pickering ... Phillip

Marlene Sidaway ... Hospital Sister
Peggy Bullock ... Elderly Lady
Sam Smart ... Reporter

Andrée Bernard ... Nurse

Season 4, Episode 9: They Call Me Midas

7 March 1993
Jim Leonard,Lovejoy's old mentor,asks for his help in a plot to sting greedy Dutch art dealer Hans Koopman,who once cheated Jim's wife's Judy's late father. At a weekend house party where Tinker poses as a lord and Eric as a gentleman farmer they persuade Koopman to buy a fake Klimt painting in exchange for a parcel of diamonds but on Monday morning Lovejoy discovers that Koopman is not the only person whom the Leonards have deceived.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Richard Griffiths ... Hans Koopman
Dinsdale Landen ... Jim Leonard
Annie Lambert ... Judy Leonard
Joe Duttine ... Ron Nokes
Lucinda Fisher ... Samantha

Jennifer Gibson ... Charlotte
Bob Goody ... Warren

Patrick Murray ... Dave the Dealer

Season 4, Episode 10: Irish Stew

14 March 1993
In Ireland where Lady Jane hopes to buy a Jack Butler Yeats painting Lovejoy and his associates interrupt a burglary at the home of disreputable dealer Bertie Montserrat,though Montserrat denies there was a crime. The thieves dropped a page from the legendary and supposedly lost Book of Clonmel,which leads Lovejoy to the monastery of Father Xavier,who rescued the book and to the cleric's sister Maeve Fitzgerald,an impoverished,once famous actress who has allowed herself to be manipulated by Montserrat to gain money to save her house.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

T.P. McKenna ... Bertram Montserrat

John Kavanagh ... Hennessey
Stella McCusker ... Maeve Fitzgerald

Jim Norton ... Father Xavier
Garrett Keogh ... Doctor Tuttle
Ronan Wilmot ... Liam O'Grady
Siobhan McCarthy ... Carrie

Andrew Connolly ... Publican
Stephen Dunne ... First Thief
Cathleen Delany ... Old Lady (as Cathleen Delaney)
Robbie Doolin ... Second Thief (as Robert Doolin)
Stuart Dunne ... Van Driver (as Stewart Dunne)
Siobhan Miley ... Maid
The Merry Ploughboys ... Musicians

Noel Donnellon ... Bar Customer (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 11: Dainty Dish

28 March 1993
In Brighton on a working holiday Lovejoy meets Lady Jane's friend Louise,widow of a Belgian baron and resistance hero. She possesses a valuable porcelain plate,part of a larger dinner service stolen by the Nazis in the war. With the help of psychic Olwyn Lovejoy is able to track down the remaining service but discovers that one of her predictions was grammatically incorrect. Lady Jane meanwhile confesses to Louise her feelings for Lovejoy.

Season 4, Episode 12: Taking the Pledge

4 April 1993
Lovejoy tries to help an old friend, now turned homeless man, to redeem a valuable heirloom watercolor miniature.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert

Jack Shepherd ... Jamie

Simon Dutton ... Iain
Perry Fenwick ... Ron Steigers

Jane Merrow ... Stella
Nina Marc ... Anya
Tomasz Borkowy ... Max (as Tomek Bork)
Rosalie Crutchley ... Evie Smyton
Eliza Buckingham ... Lady Bream
Gabrielle Cowburn ... Det. Margaret McDonald
Rory Tapsell ... Policeman
Liz Kettle ... Janine
Soo Drouet ... Sandra
Cyril Appleton ... Harold
Sonia Graham ... Doris
James McCusker ... Munday
Alec Linstead ... Kevin
Martin Wimbush ... Ben
Sally Kinghorn ... Audrey

Shend ... Bob
Melanie Hiscock ... Pawnbroker's Assistant
Jerry Harte ... Punter
Sylvia Barter ... Old Lady

Season 4, Episode 13: Lovejoy Loses It

11 April 1993
Lovejoy temporarily turns his back on his own ethical standards... to his ultimate regret.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert
Ken Campbell ... Ted Goat
Alphonsia Emmanuel ... Moira
Caroline Hunnisett ... Tara Brockley

Dorian Healy ... Jack Brockley

Peter Copley ... Harold Richards
Patrick Pearson ... Mr Figgis
Peter Jonfield ... Dave Godley

Flaminia Cinque ... Mary
Joanna Mays ... Marilyn

Richard Strange ... Spike Hawkins

Dominic Borrelli ... Steward
John Arnatt ... Stanley Barton
David Rayner ... Dealer

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: Pig in a Poke

5 September 1993
Bill Brodie, one of the country's biggest pork farmers, is expecting a royal visit and is desperate to rid himself of a hot property, A Venetian bronze stolen from the Palace.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Diane Bull ... Annie Brodie

John Bowe ... Bill Brodie

Tony Rohr ... Rollo
Gabrielle Cowburn ... Det. Insp. McDonald
Jake D'Arcy ... Murphy
Hugh Simon ... Howard Liddy
Peter McMichael ... Algie
John Dallimore ... Peter
Paul Mark Elliott ... Bernie (as Paul-Mark Elliott)

Toby Jones ... Sgt. Protheroe
John Moreno ... Duty Sergeant
Shaun Curry ... Royal Security Policeman
Brian Mitchell ... Alistair Cross
Darren Hudson ... Motorcycle Policeman

Season 5, Episode 2: Who Is the Fairest of Them All?

12 September 1993
Lovejoy is asked to sell a sinister-looking mirror from a ballet school and discovers that Lady Jane has some shocking news for him.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
John Hallam ... Roderick Frew

Roger Lloyd Pack ... Smallman-Smith
Colette O'Neil ... Miss Robiette
Pavel Douglas ... Lord Alexander Felsham
Jane How ... Mrs De Vere Hunt
Bridget McConnell ... Verity (as Bridget McConnel)
Dorothea Phillips ... Mrs Gleghorn
Marianne Buckland ... Monica
Declan Mulholland ... Council Workman
Peter Geeves ... Council Workman

Season 5, Episode 3: A Going Concern

19 September 1993
Lovejoy uses the vacated Felsham house to sell antiques, both real and genuine, before the auction over the objections of the receivers.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert
Patricia Hayes ... Lady Alfreston
Susan Kyd ... Mrs Webb
David Weston ... Geoffrey
Jane Lowe ... Camilla

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
David Lodge ... Crawley
Ian Redford ... Detective
Mac McDonald ... John Ewell (as Mac Macdonald)
Suzanne Roquette ... German Customer
Susan Derrick ... VAT Inspector
Wolf Christian ... Cavendish Porter
David Arlen ... Cavendish Porter

Richard Freeman ... Tom
David Janes ... Mr Dorking

John Owens ... Mr Grinstead

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane Felsham (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 4: The Kakiemon Tiger

26 September 1993
Lovejoy's IOU to a former client is inherited by a notoriously lethal loan shark who gives him three days to pay... or else.

Season 5, Episode 5: Three Men and a Brittle Lady

3 October 1993
Lovejoy helps Charlotte find the thieves who've robbed her house and helps Charlie Gimbert recover the china figurine stolen from him at an auction.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert

Jonathan Hyde ... Jonathan Wilsher

Lionel Jeffries ... Percy Broderick
Eve Matheson ... Valerie Endacott

Gary Waldhorn ... Bob Pulver

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
Wayne Foskett ... Martin Styles
Joe Montana ... Steffan Holbek
Rupert Holliday-Evans ... Derek Shepherd
Frank Ellis ... Mr. Jeffries
Wilfred Grove ... Steward
Alec Westwood ... Callum Neil

Phil McKee ... Duncan Neil

Season 5, Episode 6: Ducking and Diving

10 October 1993
While Tink and Eric are vacationing at his uncle Jack's, a Metropolitan DCI specializing in antiques, is determined to pin a robbery on Lovejoy.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert

Warren Mitchell ... Uncle Jack

Reece Dinsdale ... Chief Inspector Sharpe
Selina Cadell ... Ellen Parker

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw

Ian McElhinney ... Ceiran Stow
Nicholas Le Prevost ... Bill Parker
Peter Benson ... Peter Farquar
Eric Deacon ... Inspector Hardwick

Richard Durden ... Commissaire Dupont
Julia Watson ... Patricia Stow
Meg Johnson ... Maureen
James Marcus ... Tommy
Paula Everett ... Lady Biker
Sophie Reissner ... Lady Biker

Season 5, Episode 7: Stones of Destiny

17 October 1993
Lovejoy accompanies Charlotte to Wales in search of a stolen Celtic cross that may have come from a coastal cave that served as a Medieval church.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert
Alan David ... Bible Joe

John Michie ... Jacob

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
Margaret John ... Mrs Thorn
David Arlen ... Cavendish Porter
Wolf Christian ... Cavendish Porter
Terry Dauncey ... Gwyn Jones (as Terence Dauncey)
Norman McDonald ... Publican
John North ... Mr Jeffries
Simon Cox ... Stuart

Matthew Sim ... Graham (as Mathew Sim)

Season 5, Episode 8: Poetic Licence

24 October 1993
When Lovejoy tries to help save an institution for the mentally disturbed by selling the institution's antiques, someone tries to kill him.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth
Anna Calder-Marshall ... Virginia Moncrieff

Susan Fleetwood ... Mary Gladden

Hugh Ross ... Adrian Stoneleigh-Stibbs

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
Margery Mason ... Mrs Mulligan
David Blustone ... Mr Schulz (as David Bluestone)
Mike Kemp ... Publican
Mickey Jones ... Kipper (as Mickey Poppins)
Isabel Murphy ... Nurse Kellerman
Julian Gartside ... Derek
Fergus O'Donnell ... Policeman

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert (credit only)

Season 5, Episode 9: The Peking Gun

31 October 1993
Two competing Tong bosses vie for a Ming Dynasty war cannon which Lovejoy is selling for a lady friend of Charlie's.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert
Patrick Barlow ... Professor Chenery
Susan Brown ... Mrs. Dimmock

Burt Kwouk ... Mr Ying
Arthur Whybrow ... Frank Mussett
Hi Ching ... Simon Chin
Lucy Sheen ... Angela Chang
Adrian Pang ... Philip Chang
Rex Doyle ... Waiter
Nigel Fan ... Driver

Season 5, Episode 10: Goose Bumps

7 November 1993
In order to settle a dentist bill Lovejoy agrees to investigate the alleged drowning death of a man who reportedly fell or jumped from a ferry.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert

Freddie Jones ... Arnold Tapie

Pete Postlethwaite ... Terence Sullivan

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
Michael Bertenshaw ... Malcolm Harbey
Amelda Brown ... Maureen Sullivan
Antonia Pemberton ... Mrs Normington
Eeva-Maria Mutka ... Liedje (as Eeva-Mari Mutka)
Edda Sharpe ... Claudia

Season 5, Episode 11: Swings and Roundabouts

14 November 1993
Boswell, the aging manager of a traveling carnival, needs money and wants Lovejoy to sell his antique candlesticks, but end up charged with stealing them.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert

Phil Daniels ... Boyd

Jimmy Jewel ... Boswell

Gary Waldhorn ... Sergeant Pulver

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
James Carroll Jordan ... Ed Taylor
David Lyon ... John Welland-Smythe
Jane Wymark ... Lucy Welland-Smythe
Anna Manahan ... Irish Lil
Steve Ramsden ... Fairground Attendant
Melita Morgan ... Unknown (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 12: Never Judge a Book by Its Cover

21 November 1993
Two aging spinster sisters ask Lovejoy to sell their family Bible, a rare historic edition that's worth 20,000 pounds.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker Dill
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte Cavendish
Diane Parish ... Beth Taylor

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert

Richard Briers ... Raymond Doncaster
James Ellis ... Niall Sheehan
Rudolph Walker ... Earl Taylor
Barbara Hicks ... Hope Doncaster
Kathleen Worth ... Faith Doncaster
Corinne Skinner-Carter ... Alice Taylor
James Saxon ... Dr. Julian Sadler

James Greene ... Professor Potter
Tim Meats ... Custodian
Anthony Corriette ... Gary Taylor
Giles Tomlin ... Ricky Taylor

Season 5, Episode 13: The Price of Fish

28 November 1993
Lovejoy accompanies Charlotte to her friend's Victorian manor house for a school reunion with resulting complications as Gimbert gives him an eviction notice.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert
Sarah Berger ... Hattie
Barbara Ewing ... Sheila
Margaretta Scott ... Mabel Horsham

Felicity Dean ... Samantha Drake-Pemberton
John Boswall ... Peter Horsham
Janet Henfrey ... Miss Frobisher
Colin Higgins ... Linklater
Colin Farrell ... Magnus McNulty
Richard Dixon ... Timmy
Richard Howard ... Haynes
John Crocker ... Ted Forbes

David Sterne ... Van Driver
Charles Lewsen ... Vicar (as Charles Lewson)
Liz Moscrop ... Committee Lady
Jan Chappell ... Dealer

Season 5, Episode 14: The Lost Colony

27 December 1993
Lovejoy journeys to North Carolina on the trail of stolen Sir Walter Raleigh and his beautiful but larcenous "cousin," Mary-John Lovejoy.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte Cavendish
Diane Parish ... Beth

Malcolm Tierney ... Charlie Gimbert

Barbara Barrie ... Miss Lillian

John Gielgud ... Lord Wakering

Ken Kercheval ... Rutherford Lovejoy

Kate Vernon ... Mary-John Lovejoy

Alex Van ... Officer Lemmon
Rick Warner ... Benedict Beale
Hilary Mason ... Mrs. Greenlands

Barbara Young ... Belinda Stroud
Arthur Cox ... Peter Stroud

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
Richard Syms ... Alwin
David Arlen ... Cavendish Porter
Philip Loch ... Keech (as Phil Loch)
Don Bland ... Roy

David Fonteno ... Anderson
Crystal Gray ... Estelle
Pearl Jones ... Grandma
John Bennes ... First Oldtimer
Ed Lillard ... Second Oldtimer
Patricia Gray ... Waitress in Diner
Marguerite Ayers ... Trisha Cox (as Margeurite Ayers)
Tom Hull ... Motel Manager
Kate Finlayson ... Mitzi
Rand Courtney ... Kid in Museum
Don Tilley ... Mountain Man
Ken Sprunt ... Fisherman Pete (as Kenneth Sprunt)
Pat Miller ... Indian
Lucile McIntyre ... Barmaid (as Lucille McIntyre)

R. Keith Harris ... Computer Student (uncredited)

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: Fair Exchange

2 October 1994
After a night of heavy drinking Lovejoy wakes up to being charged with assaulting Charlotte and stealing a painting, but he has no memory of anything.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth
Joanna Kanska ... Anna Tabor

Clive Russell ... Mark Tabor
Brian Protheroe ... Gordon
Eric Deacon ... D.C. Hardwick
Christian Burgess ... Alan Tennyson
Harry Jones ... Scotch Doogie
Bradley Lavelle ... Mr Banner
Danny Schiller ... Simon Bridges
Alison Burrows ... Hotel Receptionist
David Arlen ... Porter
Andy Whipp ... Police Sergeant

Season 6, Episode 2: Day of Reckoning

9 October 1994
A deranged murderer with a penchant for puzzles and a pathological hatred of Lovejoy tries to lure him into a trap by kidnapping and threatening to kill Charlotte.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

John Castle ... Max Hunter

David Ryall ... Sam Cavendish

Christopher Fairbank ... Foxy Norris
Eric Deacon ... D.C. Hardwick

Oliver Parker ... Desmond Dexter

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
Derek Smith ... Bellamy
Madeleine Moffat ... Daisy West (as Madaleine Moffat)
Louis Hammond ... Martin Farquar

Alastair Mackenzie ... Freddy (as Sam Mackenzie)
Stephen Bateman ... Rev. Cyril Spottiswode

Season 6, Episode 3: Somewhere - Over the Rainbow?

16 October 1994
Tink seems depressed and after Lovejoy bawls him out for a incorrect appraisal, he inexplicably disappears without a word.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth
Ursula Howells ... Olive Nettleton
Richard Vernon ... Roger Nettleton
Kenneth Cope ... John Ikin
Christopher Guard ... Jake
John Quentin ... Sir Ronald Edgehill

Erich Redman ... Walter Vronk
Simon Holmes ... Pub Landlord
Michael Lees ... Colonel Foley
Helena McCarthy ... Oxfam Lady
Jon Croft ... Devon Constable
Richard Beale ... Mervyn The Fisherman

Season 6, Episode 4: Double Edged Sword

23 October 1994
Shady businessman Frank Whymark's priceless 18th Century samurai sword has been stolen and he enlists Lovejoy to locate within 3 days or else.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth
Dinsdale Landen ... Jim Leonard

Julian Glover ... Frank Whymark

Julia Sawalha ... Joanna

Frank Harper ... Harry Whymark
John Warnaby ... Auctioneer
Richard Earthy ... Jack
Vivien Parry ... Hotel Manageress
David Arlen ... Porter
Paul T.T. Easter ... Buyer (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 5: Guns and Roses

30 October 1994
After a skilled gunsmith refuses to sell his shop in what has become a red light district, the local vice lord frames him and Lovejoy for robbery.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
William Franklyn ... Burgess

Jonathan Coy ... Geoffrey Tibbs
Allan Surtees ... George Wilson
Lorna Heilbron ... Alice Williams

Garry Cooper ... Kevin the Ponce

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
Dinah Stabb ... D.I. Dunne

Fred Pearson ... D.C. Spencer
Martha Cope ... Sharon
David Jackson ... Basil
Christopher Malcolm ... Texas Greenberg
Eric Dodson ... Magistrate
Paul T.T. Easter ... Buyer (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 6: The Last of the Uzkoks

6 November 1994
Lovejoy is hired by half a dozen claimants to track down the provenance of an artophorian, a priceless vessel from a centuries old Greek Orthodox communion set.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

Patrick Ryecart ... Lord Dunwich

Gwen Humble ... Lady Dunwich
Andy Lucas ... Niarchos
Gillian Barge ... Lara Iskander
John Bardon ... Walter Gimbert

Richard Marner ... Bishop Theotokis

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
Lex van Delden ... Jan Bergkamp (as Lex Van Delden)
David Arlen ... Porter

Season 6, Episode 7: Breaking the Broker

13 November 1994
Frustrated by his failure to get evidence on a Polish smuggler, D.S. Pulver frames Tinker in order to coerce Lovejoy into helping him run a sting.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

Martin Jarvis ... Adam Bailey

Gary Waldhorn ... Det. Sgt. Pulver

Struan Rodger ... Sidelski
Christopher Godwin ... Konrad Dekker
Lizzie Mickery ... Det. Con. Croft (as Elizabeth Mickery)
Karen Drury ... Julie Bailey

Zara Nutley ... Mrs. Addison
Alastair Cording ... Dransfield
Leonard Trusty ... Roderick (as Len Trusty)

Steven M. Smith ... Pub Goer (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 8: Fruit of the Desert

20 November 1994
Lovejoy buys a collection of Islamic antiques from retired diplomat Harold Plumb,who warns him that by rights some of the collection should have gone to the Foreign Office. He obtains his purchasing money from loan shark John Hill,putting up his daughter's flat as collateral,only to find the police on his trail and a visit to the Foreign Office disclosing the fact that Plumb is a con-man who stole the articles in question. Helped by Charlotte Lovejoy stages an extremely elaborate charade to get the deeds for the flat back from Hill.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte

Frank Finlay ... Harold Plumb
Terence Rigby ... John Hill
Clare Byam-Shaw ... Rachel
Christopher Benjamin ... Walid
Bernard Spear ... Morrie Samuels

Amelia Curtis ... Viki
Dominic Taylor ... Piers Dow
Roger Frost ... D.S. Harrison
Sean Gascoine ... D.C. Cox (as Sean Gascoigne)

John Bluthal ... Popov
Jonathan Magnanti ... David
David Ashford ... Car Showroom Manager
Katrina Buchanan ... Cleaner

Season 6, Episode 9: Holding the Baby

27 November 1994
Lovejoy buys a tatty kitchen cabinet for a song,knowing that,after restoration,it is a valuable antique dresser but the owners con Beth into parting with it. After her mother hypnotizes her Beth recalls who took it and the trail leads to shady dealer Oliver Jeffries. By coincidence Charlotte,who is minding a friend's baby,is accidentally locked in Jeffries' shop overnight. Lovejoy regains his property but is not pleased to receive a visit from the tax man.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth
Gavin Richards ... Oliver Jeffries
Oscar James ... Duke Garvey
David Battley ... Norman Ebersley

Albert Welling ... Brian Newton
Corinne Skinner-Carter ... Alice Taylor

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw
Mark Powley ... Darren Chambers
Nichola Cordey ... Andrea Chambers
Donald Pickering ... Sir Roger

Earl Cameron ... Fogerty
Philip Elsmore ... Hotel Waiter
Kate Hillier ... Trudy

Elliot Levey ... Tony

Season 6, Episode 10: Last Tango in Lavenham

4 December 1994
Tink's decision to leave antiques and open a pub causes Lovejoy to pop the question to Charlotte, but things become complicated with Jane's return from America.

Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Diane Parish ... Beth

Phyllis Logan ... Lady Jane Felsham
Chris Jury ... Eric Catchpole

David Ryall ... Sam Cavendish

Shelagh McLeod ... Professor Lowry
Brian Croucher ... Addey

Maggie Ollerenshaw ... Kate Henshaw

Amelia Curtis ... Viki
Ashley Barker ... Jeff Brolly
Mark Straker ... Estate Agent

Phil Cornwell ... Syd Bishop
Mike Tezcan ... Driver

Tony Gardner ... Jonathan
Elizabeth Banks ... Shelagh
Amy Brooke ... Local Barmaid
Gary Dunnington ... Bar Customer
David Shindler ... Waiter
Paul T.T. Easter ... Wedding guest (uncredited)

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