Heartbeat: Mother's Little Helpers

Series 13, episode 3

Written by
Directed by
Andrew Morgan

Originally Aired On: Sunday, 21 September 2003

Liz Merrick faces a trying time after one of her patients misses an appointment to discuss medication, and subsequently ends up charged with drink-driving, Vernon discovers money can't buy him happiness as he gets lonely in his new home little suspecting excitement is just around the corner

when his pal David is kidnapped and held for ransom.

Cast

Image for Geoffrey HughesGeoffrey Hughes...Vernon Scripps
David Lonsdale...David Stockwell
Janet Dibley...Linda Rollins
Jonathan Bradd...Barry Rollins
Andrew Thorpe...Michael Rollins
Andrew McGuire...Frankie
James Carlton...PC Steve Crane
AislĂ­n McGuckin...Dr. Liz Merrick
Vanessa Knox-Mawer...Christine
Tom Bowles...Pete
Martin Riley...Mr. Clough
Sarah Tansey...Jenny Latimer
Duncan Bell...Sgt. Dennis Iain Merton
Derek Fowlds...Oscar Blaketon
Mark Jordon...PC Phil Bellamy
Image for Tricia PenroseTricia Penrose...Gina Ward
William Simons...PC Alf Ventress
Peter Benson...Bernard 'Bernie' Scripps
Gillian Kerrod...Mrs. Taylor
Wayne Foskett...Mal Rollins