Heartbeat: In the Bleak Midwinter

Series 14, episode 13

Written by
Directed by
Gerry Mill

Originally Aired On: Sunday, 26 December 2004

A young girl takes the baby she had put up for adoption and flees to Aidensfield to make amends with her estranged parents. However,things prove more difficult than she anticipated and Rob and Helen try to help her smooth things over with her father so she can keep her child. Meanwhile, Vernon is more than happy to oblige when the famous Frankie Rio Trio arrive in the village looking for a place to stay. When they get stuck in a snowstorm en route to a gig in Whitby, Vernon and David quickly arrange for a record company hot-shot to come and see them play at the Aidensfield Christmas concert.


Allan Corduner...Gerard Lowe
Ram John Holder...Danny Flowers
Alan Price...Frankie Rio
David Lonsdale...David Stockwell
Image for Geoffrey HughesGeoffrey Hughes...Vernon Scripps
Vicki Lee Taylor...Rachel Godwin
Mark Jordon...PC Phil Bellamy
Jonathan Kerrigan...PC Rob Walker
Derek Fowlds...Oscar Blaketon
Peter Benson...Bernard 'Bernie' Scripps
William Simons...Alf Ventress
Jamie de Courcey...Adam Turner
Ken Bones...Trevor Godwin
Timothy Carlton...Brian Turner
David Woodcock...Vicar
Sophie Ward...Dr. Helen Trent
Rachel Davies...Jean Godwin
Image for Vanessa HehirVanessa Hehir...Rosie Cartwright
Image for Tricia PenroseTricia Penrose...Gina Ward