Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)

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Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk. ... See full summary »

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 Esme Murray (20 episodes, 1995-1997)
Barbara Rafferty ...
 Agnes Meldon (20 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Barney Meldon (19 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Isobel Sutherland (19 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Doc Brown / ... (19 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Maj. Roddy Maclean / ... (18 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Jubel / ... (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Mona Bruce ...
 Edie (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Miss Meikeljohn / ... (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Campbell Morrison ...
 Harry Balfour (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Morag Hood ...
 Doloris Balfour (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Billy Riddoch ...
 Lachlan McCrae / ... (14 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Alex Maclean (10 episodes, 1995-1996)
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Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk. Based on characters created by M.C. Beaton, from her series of mystery novels. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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The film composer Lorne Balfe used to live near Plockton where the series was being filmed. He was entrusted with cooking the crew's breakfasts. Later in life, Balfe would work on films such as "Inception". See more »

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Quirky and very interesting show
27 March 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I came across this show by chance while recovering from a major back operation, and got engrossed in it very quickly. Whether it was like the books or not makes little difference to me, all that mattered to me was that Hamish Macbeth was a quirky and interesting show, and it was.

The story lines are simple but always paced very well and engaging, the characters are easy to relate to and the writing is consistently excellent being intelligent and quirky. The acting is also top-drawer, Robert Carlyle is perfect as Hamish having a perfect balance of being somewhat adorable and intense but always likable.

What made Hamish Macbeth so watchable though was the gorgeous scenery and how well the photography did to give this wonderful scenery justice, and also the atmospheric, beautiful and haunting background music.

Overall, a great show and very easy to get into if given a chance. 10/10 Bethany Cix


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