Heartbeat is set in the 1960s, in the fictional Yorkshire town of Aidensfield. The first seasons focus on the lives of London policeman Nick Rowan, who moves to the village with his doctor wife Kate. Nick's police colleagues feature in the series, under the leadership of the crusty but kind-hearted Sergeant Blaketon. Blaketon's nemesis is Claude Jeremiah Greengrass, poacher and occasional small-time fence. Greengrass is a regular patron of the Aidensfield Arms hotel, run by George Ward and his pretty niece Gina. It's here at the pub that we see much of the day-to-day social interaction in the series. Heartbeat is based on the Constable books by Nicholas Rhea. There have been a load of Heartbeat coppers over the years. They are listed below: Sgt. Oscar Blackton PC. Alf Ventress PC. Phil Bellamy PC. Nick Rowan Sgt. Nick Rowan PC. Mike Bradley DC. Mike Bradley Sgt. Raymond Cr...
|Released:||April 10, 1992|
|Cast:||Leon Ockenden Fiona Dolman Peter Firth David Michaels Jonathan Kerrigan Jason Durr Nick Berry Georgie Glen Vanessa Hehir Richard Lintern Joe McFadden Sophie Ward Rupert Vansittart Christine Bottomley Derek Fowlds Clare Calbraith Francis Matthews James Carlton Peter Benson Geoffrey Hughes Nikki Sanderson Philip Franks Martin Ledwith Mark Jordon William Simons Tricia Penrose David Lonsdale Bill Maynard Kazia Pelka Duncan Bell Stuart Golland Sarah Tansey Niamh Cusack Aislín McGuckin Anne Stallybrass Juliette Gruber Steven Blakeley Arbel Jones John Duttine Frank Middlemass Alice Jones Gwen Taylor Ryan Early Murray Head Josefina Gabrielle Rupert Ward-Lewis Clare Wille Lisa Kay|