Lovejoy (1986–1994)
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Fruit of the Desert 

Lovejoy buys a collection of Islamic antiques from retired diplomat Harold Plumb,who warns him that by rights some of the collection should have gone to the Foreign Office. He obtains his ... See full summary »

Director:

Paul Harrison

Writers:

Ian La Frenais (series created by), Jonathan Gash (from the books by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ian McShane ... Lovejoy
Dudley Sutton ... Tinker
Caroline Langrishe ... Charlotte
Frank Finlay ... Harold Plumb
Terence Rigby ... John Hill
Clare Byam-Shaw Clare Byam-Shaw ... Rachel
Christopher Benjamin ... Walid
Bernard Spear Bernard Spear ... Morrie Samuels
Amelia Curtis ... Viki
Dominic Taylor Dominic Taylor ... Piers Dow
Roger Frost ... D.S. Harrison
Sean Gascoine Sean Gascoine ... D.C. Cox (as Sean Gascoigne)
John Bluthal ... Popov
Jonathan Magnanti Jonathan Magnanti ... David
David Ashford David Ashford ... Car Showroom Manager
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Storyline

Lovejoy buys a collection of Islamic antiques from retired diplomat Harold Plumb,who warns him that by rights some of the collection should have gone to the Foreign Office. He obtains his purchasing money from loan shark John Hill,putting up his daughter's flat as collateral,only to find the police on his trail and a visit to the Foreign Office disclosing the fact that Plumb is a con-man who stole the articles in question. Helped by Charlotte Lovejoy stages an extremely elaborate charade to get the deeds for the flat back from Hill. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1994 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Tinker Dill: You know, Lovejoy, you'll have so few friends you'll only have one handle on your coffin, and that'll be on the inside.
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