Lovejoy played by Ian Mcshane is what's known as a divvy in the antique business. He can smell a real antique in a room full of fakes. He's also something of an amateur sleuth, aided by his sidekicks, Tinker played by Dudley Sutton and Eric played by Chris Jury.

Other regular characters include Lady Jane Felsham played by Phyllis Logan, Beth played by Diane Parish, Charlotte Cavendish played by Caroline Langrishe and Charles Gimbert played by Malcolm Tierney.

This series is based on the 'Lovejoy' books, written by Jonathan Gash. Ian Mcshane liked the novels so much he bought the screen rights.

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

4/5 Stars

When is Lovejoy next on TV?

It's next showing on Drama (Freeview) Today, 10:00am and on Drama (Freeview) Today, 5:00pm. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Ian McShaneIan McShane...Lovejoy
Image for Dudley SuttonDudley Sutton...Tinker, Tinker Dill
Malcolm Tierney...Charlie Gimbert
Chris Jury...Eric Catchpole
Patrick Murray...Dave the Dealer
Terence Dackombe...Antiques Buyer 1989
Phyllis Logan...Lady Jane Felsham
Pavel Douglas...Lord Alexander Felsham
Cassie Stuart...Amanda Gimbert
Image for Caroline LangrisheCaroline Langrishe...Charlotte, Charlotte Cavendish
Image for Diane ParishDiane Parish...Beth, Beth Taylor
Maggie Ollerenshaw...Kate Henshaw
David Arlen...Bill - Cavendish Porter, Bill Cavendish Porter, Porter
Ethan Tudor W....Jack
Charlotte Edwards...Kate Lovejoy
Image for Geoffrey BatemanGeoffrey Bateman...Dandy Jack
Jo Ross...Helen
Denys Graham...Fred Bigelow
Eric Deacon...D.C. Hardwick, DI Dennis Hardwick
Jan Wilson...Mrs. Cameron