Heartbeat (1992– )

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The 1960s lives and adventures of the police constabulary, medical staff and residents of Ashfordly and Aidensfield.

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Series cast summary:
William Simons ...
 PC Alf Ventress / ... (355 episodes, 1992-2009)
Derek Fowlds ...
 Oscar Blaketon / ... (342 episodes, 1992-2009)
Tricia Penrose ...
 Gina Ward / ... (338 episodes, 1993-2009)
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 PC Phil Bellamy (323 episodes, 1992-2007)
David Lonsdale ...
 David Stockwell / ... (259 episodes, 1993-2009)
Peter Benson ...
 Bernie Scripps (235 episodes, 1995-2009)
Bill Maynard ...
 Claude Jeremiah Greengrass (155 episodes, 1992-2000)
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Constable Nick Rowan is a English Policeman in the 1960's who decides to be reassigned to the same small village where his wife was born. There, he patrols the countryside as a part of a small attachment in the area dealing with the various events and problems that come up while at same time keeping a eye on Claude Greengrass, the local rogue. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Peter Benson (Bernie Scripps) and Geoffrey Hughes (Vernon Scripps) both had guest roles in the original series of "Doctor Who", during the 1980s. See more »

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In the opening titles for Series 18, a shot of David's maroon lorry has been reversed: the lettering on the number-plate is a mirror image. See more »

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Spin-off HeartBeat: Changing Places (1998) See more »

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Heartbeat
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Written by Buddy Holly
Performed by Nick Berry
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Enjoyable English 1960s nostalgia
3 April 2004 | by (Wellington) – See all my reviews

This TV series manages to combine all the elements that make for a pleasant and at times absorbing hour in front of the TV - good varied characters, a range of occupations, although of course the policemen dominate, creative and simultaneously plausible story lines - usually one serious criminal occurrence and one lighthearted theme per episode

  • and all of it set in rural English village landscape (Yorkshire)


which looks very nice and a contrast from urban Britain which I find mostly quite dreary and depressing. The 1960s seem a long time ago now, before Britain joined the EEC, when it still used non-decimal currency and imperial measurements, when it was still largely "monocultural", and when there were still steam trains. There are also those dinky British 60s cars, motorbikes and trucks that everyone gets around in, miniskirts and pop hits of the time on the soundtrack. What more could you ask for? Another commentator says it screens in the UK on Sunday nights - here it has always screened early on Saturday afternoons which isn't exactly prime time, a pity.


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