Heartbeat: Waifs and Strays

Series 13, episode 7

Written by
Directed by
Andrew Morgan

Originally Aired On: Sunday, 26 October 2003

Nostalgic drama series set in a 1960s Yorkshire village. Three farm children are left orphaned, leaving Steve to help the oldest child fight a custody battle. Vernon opens a campsite, but it is David who is left to entertain the campers.

Cast

AislĂ­n McGuckin...Dr. Liz Merrick
Kate Crossley...Meg Barnwell
Paddy Douglas...Robert Barnwell
Catherine Douglas...Katie Barnwell
Image for Geoffrey HughesGeoffrey Hughes...Vernon Scripps
David Lonsdale...David Stockwell
James Carlton...PC Steve Crane
Peter Benson...Bernard 'Bernie' Scripps
William Simons...PC Alf Ventress
Duncan Bell...Sgt. Dennis Iain Merton
Freda Dowie...Phyllis
Jill Johnson...Norma
Derek Fowlds...Oscar Blaketon
Image for Tricia PenroseTricia Penrose...Gina Ward
Mark Jordon...PC Phil Bellamy
Robin Bowerman...Dick Arnold
Alexander Delamere...Peter Sampson
Andrew Abrahams...Chairman of the Magistrates
Sue Parkinson...Cynthia Pilkington