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Hamish Macbeth 

Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk. ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Robert Carlyle ...  Hamish Macbeth 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Ralph Riach Ralph Riach ...  TV John McIver / ... 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Brian Pettifer ...  Rory Campbell / ... 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Stuart Davids Stuart Davids ...  Lachie McCrae Jr. / ... 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Anne Lacey Anne Lacey ...  Esme Murray 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Barbara Rafferty Barbara Rafferty ...  Agnes Meldon 20 episodes, 1995-1997
Stuart McGugan ...  Barney Meldon 19 episodes, 1995-1997
Shirley Henderson ...  Isobel Sutherland 19 episodes, 1995-1997
Duncan Duff ...  Doc Brown / ... 19 episodes, 1995-1997
David Ashton David Ashton ...  Maj. Roddy Maclean / ... 18 episodes, 1995-1997
Brian Alexander ...  Jubel / ... 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Mona Bruce Mona Bruce ...  Edie 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Anne Kristen Anne Kristen ...  Miss Meikeljohn / ... 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Campbell Morrison Campbell Morrison ...  Harry Balfour 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Morag Hood ...  Doloris Balfour 16 episodes, 1995-1997
Billy Riddoch Billy Riddoch ...  Lachlan McCrae / ... 14 episodes, 1996-1997
Valerie Gogan Valerie Gogan ...  Alex Maclean 10 episodes, 1995-1996
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Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk. Based on characters created by M.C. Beaton, from her series of mystery novels. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

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English | Scottish Gaelic

Release Date:

5 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ylämaan kettu See more »

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Shirley Henderson and Robert Carlyle both later starred in Trainspotting (1996) and T2 Trainspotting (2017). See more »

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So what if it's nothing like the books?
9 August 2006 | by iwpriceSee all my reviews

Neither is James Bond these days.

And for those who find the plots far-fetched, I can assure them they're not. I grew up in the 1960s in a village just a short way up the coast from Plockton where the series were filmed, and stuff like this really did happen. One of the reasons I enjoy the series so much is that I can put a real name to every one of the major characters - they are so true to my first-hand experience.

A gold medal series, for sure, and Carlyle certainly captured the essence of the highland bobby who walked a fine line between upholding the Law and being an accepted member of the community - an accomplishment my own father was unable to achieve, I've been told!


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