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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 Hamish Macbeth (20 episodes, 1995-1997)
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 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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 Doc Brown / ... (19 episodes, 1995-1997)
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)
Valerie Gogan ...
 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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Simon, otherwise known as Seth to the crew, is still a gravedigger and now works as a rigger in the entertainment industry in the arenas in the North West of England and is otherwise known as Digger. See more »

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So what if it's nothing like the books?
9 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Neither is James Bond these days.

And for those who find the plots far-fetched, I can assure them they're not. I grew up in the 1960s in a village just a short way up the coast from Plockton where the series were filmed, and stuff like this really did happen. One of the reasons I enjoy the series so much is that I can put a real name to every one of the major characters - they are so true to my first-hand experience.

A gold medal series, for sure, and Carlyle certainly captured the essence of the highland bobby who walked a fine line between upholding the Law and being an accepted member of the community - an accomplishment my own father was unable to achieve, I've been told!


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