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 Hamish Macbeth (20 episodes, 1995-1997)
Ralph Riach ...
 TV John McIver / ... (20 episodes, 1995-1997)
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Stuart Davids ...
 Lachie McCrae Jr. / ... (20 episodes, 1995-1997)
Anne Lacey ...
 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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David Ashton ...
 Maj. Roddy Maclean / ... (18 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 Jubel / ... (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Mona Bruce ...
 Edie (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Anne Kristen ...
 Miss Meikeljohn / ... (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
Campbell Morrison ...
 Harry Balfour (16 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 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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Shirley Henderson and Robert Carlyle both later starred in Trainspotting (1996) and T2 Trainspotting (2017). See more »

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A great show
22 July 2002 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

I have just started watching this show because it is offered on satelite here in Japan. I love it, and enjoy the small-town characters and situations. I am of Scotish ancestry and enjoy seeing something of the countryside and Scotish people. Also, the acting is great and the characters are fun. Hamish MacBeth is played by the very talented Robert Carlyle. Hamish is the small-town police officer who is inter-twined with the town. He is part of the town yet has to be the law as well, which puts him into situations on occasion. The townfolk are great and well played. I wish that the show had more seasons than it did, but I am glad to have what I can get! If you are a fan of Scotland or small towns and mysteries, then you'll enjoy this one!


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