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Where the Heart Is 

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Series (1997–2006)
A warm hearted drama series that follows the lives of the people of Skelthwate, and their local health center.
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Series cast summary:
Lesley Dunlop ...  Anna Kirkwall 80 episodes, 2000-2006
Christian Cooke ...  Luke Kirkwall 78 episodes, 2000-2006
Philip Middlemiss Philip Middlemiss ...  David Buckley 71 episodes, 2000-2006
William Travis William Travis ...  Dick Lampard 71 episodes, 1997-2002
Thomas Craig ...  Simon Goddard 68 episodes, 1997-2005
Tony Haygarth ...  Vic Snow 66 episodes, 1997-2002
Andrew Knott ...  Henry Green 57 episodes, 1997-2001
Jessica Baglow ...  Lucy Snow 56 episodes, 1997-2002
Kelly Wenham Kelly Wenham ...  Jess Buckley 44 episodes, 2000-2003
Kerrie Taylor ...  Beth Enright / ... 42 episodes, 2001-2005
Leslie Ash ...  Karen Buckley 40 episodes, 2000-2003
Danny Seward Danny Seward ...  Joe Beresford 39 episodes, 2002-2005
Pam Ferris ...  Peggy Snow 36 episodes, 1997-2000
Andrew Paul ...  Billy Boothe 36 episodes, 2003-2006
Adam Paul Harvey Adam Paul Harvey ...  Nathan Boothe 36 episodes, 2003-2006
Jason Done ...  Stephen Snow 34 episodes, 1999-2001
Katy Clayton ...  Samantha Boothe / ... 34 episodes, 2002-2006
Simon Ashley Simon Ashley ...  Terry 34 episodes, 1997-2000


The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very much like the rest of us, in this heart-warming British TV series. Written by Anonymous

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The name "Skelthwaite" (the fictitious town where the series is set) is an amalgamation of two real place names, "Skelmanthorpe" and "Slaithwaite", in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: these are the principal filming locations used in the series. See more »


Peggy Snow: She's concerned there's a disparity in your physical drives.
Patient: What you talking about?
Peggy Snow: No means no... buy a magazine, love.
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Where the heart isn't !!
3 August 2005 | by Sulla-2See all my reviews

I do like this feel good programme which is great for a Sunday night Prime time between 8pm and 9pm. Although it is a bit of a soap, every episode self contained. At 8.30pm everything is doom and gloom problems abound. However by 8.55pm. all problems have disappeared and everything is fine and dandy. The series is set in the small West Yorkshire fictional town of Skelthwaite. Almost all of the regular cast either work in the local health centre or a toilet roll factory. Almsot all of the regular adult male cast play for the towns rugby club. There has been a complete change of cast since the first series started. The theme song, heard over the opening titles is that this a a great little place to live in and that Home is where the heart is. Unfortunately as all of the original cast have left and regular cast leave all the while it would appear to be where the heart isn't !!

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6 April 1997 (UK) See more »

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