Heartbeat: A Whiter Shade of Pale

Series 18, episode 16

Written by
Directed by
Andrew Morgan

Originally Aired On: Tuesday, 25 August 2009

The popular police drama returns. A local woman is murdered and Joe finds his professional judgement questioned. When village newcomer Viv Mackay announces that she is to marry local businessman Dominic Bellingham, nobody is more surprised than Dominic himself. Later that evening, Viv's son Scott bangs on Joe's door saying Viv has been killed. The chief suspect is the village simpleton, who had been stalking her - but things soon change when the murder weapon is found.


Francis Lee...George Aston
Anna Jane Casey...Vivienne Mackay
Joseph McFadden...PC Joe Mason
Stephen Hoyle...Vince O'Brien
Nikki Sanderson...Dawn Bellamy
Andy Williams...Dominic Bellingham
Lisa Kay...Carol Cassidy
Image for Tricia PenroseTricia Penrose...Gina Bellamy
Peter Benson...Bernie Scripps
David Lonsdale...David Stockwell
Matthew Hall...Scott Mackay
Image for Gwen TaylorGwen Taylor...Peggy Armstrong
Janet Dibley...June Aston
Image for Clare WilleClare Wille...DS Rachel Dawson
John Duttine...Sgt. George Miller
Rupert Ward-Lewis...PC Don Wetherby