Heartbeat - Season 11

ITV (ended 2010)




Episode Guide

  • Love's Sweet Dream
    Love's Sweet Dream
    Episode 24
    Mike and Tricia get involved in a domestic violence case. Tricia seems unwell all the time, complaining of headaches. To Gina's anger Vernon takes over the arrangement of a funeral buffet dinner.
  • Caught in the Headlights
    Gina accompanies Alex Robinson to a party at Ashfordly Hall. Suddenly she feels strange and heavy, and before she knows anything about it, her car hits Mr Sinclair brutally. The owner 'Black Dog Inn' hires Vernon to look after his two young daughters when they sing in a pop band but Vernon can't stand the music..moreless
  • Class Act
    Class Act
    Episode 22
    Josie Peters' father Len has a drinking problem that is very acute so he is not let into the school's parents evening. The next day a teacher offers him that the school pays her class trip to the shore but he dismisses it as charity. Later his employer is attacked and robbed, and he is the main suspect, David inherits a dummy that fascinates him, and Vernon is out of his mind.moreless
  • The Shoot
    The Shoot
    Episode 21
    A paying guest at Ashfordly Hall, Oliver Langley, shoots Mr. Arkwright's dog deliberately. On Vernon's request a half belt tank arrives. He wants David to drive tourists out into Yorkshire's beautiful nature. Vernon has to stay hospitalized for a couple of days. He sits on a boil.
  • Windows of Opportunity
    Blaketon runs against Joyce Jowett in a local election and is strongly supported by Bernie who wants to avoid public toilets just outside his undertaker and car repair garage. Harvey Cottrell's rude business ways make him a main suspect of some strange burgle incidents where only one object is stolen and the window cleaner is an eager photographer.moreless
  • Love Hurts
    Love Hurts
    Episode 19
    The police station is still shocked by Tom's violent death, when Merton is accused of robbing a purse from a local date. Vernon is desperately left alone with his taxi business, and Bernie experiences a second youth.
  • Coming of Age
    Coming of Age
    Episode 18
    The local brass band misses an appointment because of bad management. Vernon steps in to become the agent of the band. He succeeds in convincing Lord Ashfordly to hire the band to play for a group of American air base veterans from World War II. However, the leader of the band dislikes Americans. A local car thief is released from prison and drives for a contact, but he suddenly is mixed up in an armed robbery.moreless
  • Sympathy for the Devil
    A new health food shop in Ashfordly demands goatmilk, so Vernon and David keep goats, but without a proper pen the goats attack Blaketon's and others' gardens. A guest house suffers an intrusion but nothing seems to be stolen, Sue Dixon and her teenage daughter have just moved in but there's no harmony between them,moreless
  • Second Chances
    Second Chances
    Episode 16
    Helen Jones returns home walking her dog and surprises a young intruder who strikingly resembles her run-away husband decades ago. Later David finds him in Vernon's barn, and soon Vernon is involved in the wine processing business.
  • The Great Ming Mystery
    The owner of a large house has recently acquired a ming varse. While he is on holiday, David looks after the house, however he leaves after he learns some other people have moved in. It turns out they are responsible for the missing vase.
  • From Ancient Grudge
    From Ancient Grudge
    Episode 14
    A family feud over land escalates with a fight in the pub, partly provoked by Tom. Unknown to the two families involved, two of them from opposing sides used to go out with each other.
  • The Leopard's Spots
    The Leopard's Spots
    Episode 13
    Dennis Merton, freshly demoted from CID, arrives at the police station to take on the new roll as Sergeant. When Ventress brings a disqualified driver in, Alf is threatened. If he takes the further, the driver will reveal his past. Oscar persuades Alf to come clean, and Merton is understanding. The driver is later arrested on a drugs case. Meanwhile, David attempts to get fit at a gym, but things don't go too smoothly.moreless
  • Closing the Book
    Closing the Book
    Episode 12
    A man dies naturally on the village green and the police finds robbery plans at his home. Vernon rents horse carriages to tourists but the horses have a will of their own. Craddock's wife has turned up in Ashfordly and suggests a divorce.
  • A Gentleman's Sport
    A Gentleman's Sport
    Episode 11
    There is a robbery at the shop Reynolds Jewellers' by two men, but only one escapes. The other is hit by a car. To Blaketon's great joy a cricket legend rents a room at the Aidemsfield Arms.
  • No Hiding Place
    No Hiding Place
    Episode 10
    One of Tricia's friends is having problems with her relationship with her boyfriend. She has been under threat from her boyfriend, as she has some important documents. Meanwhile a Christmas village tree with lights is a new project of Vernon's.
  • Uninvited Guests
    Uninvited Guests
    Episode 9
    There's a salmonella outbreak and a chicken pie from the Aidensfield Arms is suspected as the source. Two criminals take a mother and her son as hostages and Vernon wants to start a cemetary for pets.
  • Home to Roost
    Home to Roost
    Episode 8
    Mr. Lawson, the owner of some disused houses, is furious when a commune arrives and takes them over. Lawson is suspected of breaking into the houses. One of the girls in the commune is pregnant, but Oscar persuades Lawson to allow her to stay there with the baby. An undercover journalist was responsible for the break in.moreless
  • The Rivals
    The Rivals
    Episode 7
    A worker at a nearby carpet factory is injured when machinery breaks down. Until now, the boss Mr. Shields had ignored health and safety.
  • Old Masters
    Old Masters
    Episode 6
    Vernon conducts tours of Ashfordly Hall. During a tour, a valuable painting vanishes. A journalist, who had caught Ventress asleep whilst on duty, photographed him. Later, when Ventress & Blaketon see the photo, they recognise the culprit - a known thief.
  • Home Sweet Home
    Home Sweet Home
    Episode 5
    When a series of items go missing and mystery deaths at a nursing home, the police investigate. After Oscar Blaketon discovers her qualifications are false, suspicion is on the owner, Mrs. Hargreaves. David becomes involved in house clearing, but after a not very securely attached 6 turns into a 9, David clears the wrong house!moreless
  • Legacies
    Episode 4
    A new policeman, PC Tom Nicholson arrives at the station on probation. Lord Ashfordly has some figures stolen. The staff is suspected of the theft.
  • Russian Roulette
    Russian Roulette
    Episode 3
    Mr Maxwell, a patient of Dr Tricia Sumerbee is suffering from depression, and keeps walking onto railway lines. It turns out that the depression is due to his wife's death. Meanwhile, Mike considers taking Sergeants exams
  • She's Leaving Home
    She's Leaving Home
    Episode 2
    The boy who caused damage to the police property runs off with his 16 year old girlfriend. The girlfriend falls ill after drinking contaminated water. Vernon eventually persuades Oscar to try a slot machine in the pub. He says he will pay for the winnings himself. Vernon doesnt realise the machine has been fixed by a friend of Bernie's, meaning Oscar enjoys a busy night of trade, eventually the man who fixes the machines foots the bill.moreless
  • Sweet Sixteen
    Sweet Sixteen
    Episode 1
    Following Jackie's departure, Mike becomes friendly with Dr. Tricia Summerbee. Craddock makes an effort to impress an inspector as the station and police house are vandalised. The vandalism turns out to be by a young boy who claims a policeman killed him in a car crash. Vernon and David have a dispute over the house, with Vernon accusing David of hiding items.moreless