Heartbeat: A Family Affair

Series 13, episode 5

Written by
Directed by
Frank W. Smith

Originally Aired On: Sunday, 12 October 2003

Barnforth poses as a Water Board official and steals money in Mrs. Fairbride's tea caddy after sending her outside to keep flushing the outside toilet. Barnforth escapes after deliberately flooding the kitchen. Blaketon finds an old newspaper article concerning a darts cup. Peter Carswell leaves for work after reminding his wife Joyce to take a cup of tea to his mother. Steve, Bellamy and Ventress discuss the spate of robberies by a bogus water board official targeting elderly people.

Cast

Hope Johnstone...Mrs. Fairbride
Joe Tucker...Barnforth
Shaughan Seymour...Peter Carswell
Christine Kavanagh...Joyce Carswell
Derek Fowlds...Oscar Blaketon
James Carlton...PC Steve Crane
William Simons...PC Alf Ventress
Mark Jordon...PC Phil Bellamy
Andrew McCulloch...Angus Fergusson
Mary Wimbush...Minnie Carswell
David Lonsdale...David Stockwell
Peter Benson...Bernard 'Bernie' Scripps
AislĂ­n McGuckin...Dr. Liz Merrick
Image for Tricia PenroseTricia Penrose...Gina Ward
Madeleine Moffat...Ethel
Simon Molloy...DI Shiner
Peter Ivatts...Farmer
Peter Yates...George Buckley