Heartbeat: Dog Days

Series 13, episode 2

Written by
Directed by
Jonas Grimås

Originally Aired On: Sunday, 14 September 2003

PC Steve Crane takes an urgent phone call, and is shocked to discover Peter Pyke's warehouse has gone up in smoke. It soon emerges that the owner's wife had spent time behind bars for fraud, and her husband is reluctant to answer questions - leading Merton to suspect the blaze was deliberate. Meanwhile, Vernon moves into his new mansion, but has trouble keeping up with his well-to-do neighbours. Rural drama, starring James Carlton, Duncan Bell and Geoffrey Hughes


Jim Marsh...Syd Williams
Mark Jordon
William Simons...PC Alf Ventress
James Carlton...PC Steve Crane
Aislín McGuckin...Dr. Liz Merrick
Image for Geoffrey HughesGeoffrey Hughes...Vernon Scripps
David Lonsdale...David Stockwell
Sarah Tansey...Jenny Latimer
Beatrice Kelley...Olive Winstanley
Duncan Bell...Sgt. Dennis Iain Merton
Peter Benson...Bernard 'Bernie' Scripps
Simon Slater...Peter Pyke
Laura Medforth...Naomi Stevenson
Derek Fowlds...Oscar Blaketon
Kate Buffery...Amanda Buxton
Polly Hemingway...Beryl Pyke
Susie Trayling...Rosie Compton
Brian Finch
Jonas Grimås
Keith Richardson