Heartbeat: A Many Splendoured Thing

Series 12, episode 9

Written by
Directed by
Roger Bamford

Originally Aired On: Sunday, 08 December 2002

Nostalgic police drama series set in a Yorkshire village in the 1960s. It is Christmas in Aidensfield and Lord Ashfordly decides to throw a ball to celebrate his marriage, but his elegant young bride is not what the locals expect. Vernon jeopardises Bernie's funeral business by finding a more festive use for the hearse.

Cast

Derek Fowlds...Oscar Blaketon
Image for Tricia PenroseTricia Penrose...Gina Ward
Rupert Vansittart...Lord Charles Ashfordly
Lia Williams...Lady Ashfordly
Image for Geoffrey HughesGeoffrey Hughes...Vernon Scripps
David Lonsdale...David Stockwell
Peter Benson...Bernard 'Bernie' Scripps
Image for Jason DurrJason Durr...PC Mike Bradley
Elizabeth Ann Bennett...Mrs. Joyce Jowett
Barbara Bolton...Mrs. Kellett
Clare Calbraith...Dr. Tricia Summerbee
Jasper Britton...Stanley Hodges
Dean Bardini...Al
William Simons...PC Alf Ventress
Duncan Bell...Sgt. Dennis Iain Merton
Mark Jordon...PC Phil Bellamy
Derek Hicks...Frank
Matthew Noble...Terry
Sarah Tansey...Jenny Latimer