Heartbeat - Season 15

ITV (ended 2010)




Episode Guide

  • Accidents Happen
    Accidents Happen
    Episode 26
    A jailbird gets out to assist on a hidden agenda. Debbie changes her ways as a known person returns. A local child acts spiteful at the death of his pet.
  • Bad Company
    Bad Company
    Episode 25
    The police gets its hands full after a car accident and David tries a new career.
  • The Dying of the Light
    The police are baffled as a lot of sheep are stolen. An elderly woman is found dead in the river and as her son is struggling to deal with the consequences, Helen is called in to help. Two eco-warrior newcomers have built their own slurry-powered generator.
  • Keeping Secrets
    Keeping Secrets
    Episode 23
    It is Helen and Rob's wedding day and Rob doesn't know that his sisters have organised a surprise reception with the help of the local community. There are persistent noisy neighbour complaints and the police are called in. However, things soon take a nasty turn when the complainant's mentally ill wife decides to take the law into her own hands. Gina discovers that Jack's nude painting of her is to go on public display.moreless
  • This Happy Breed
    This Happy Breed
    Episode 22
    Miller's old army pal arrives in town and he is delighted. Debbie is away in rehab and Jack gets very jealous with the amount of help and support that Gina is giving Bellamy. Phil's step-daughters are entertained by Peggy with some coaching impoaching...
  • Wine and Roses
    Wine and Roses
    Episode 21
    A dead body is found in the river. This puts Debbie Bellamy under suspicion as witnesses describe her fleeing the scene. David and Peggy are invaded by hippies; Rob and Helen attempt to make friends again and patch things up.
  • Kith and Kin
    Kith and Kin
    Episode 20
    Bernie becomes the target of a series of violent and mysterious attacks and this worries Rosie. A stranger from Helen's past arrives in town and turns her world upside-down.
  • Great Expectations
    Great Expectations
    Episode 19
    Following his father's death, Colin, a local farmer, loses everything he owns in an auction. However, when his estranged brother turns up and acts suspiciously, he realises that he might be able to earn some extra money for himself. David is in bother, with a trap full of tourists and a obstinate pony. Bellamy's wife Debbie gets into trouble for drink-driving.moreless
  • Runners And Riders
    Runners And Riders
    Episode 18
    Lord Ashfordly's niece comes to stay after the break down of her marriage but the trouble doesn't stop there. Her champion horse is stolen and held to ransom. A gang of bikers comes to town and there is love in the air for Rosie. And Bellamy's step-daughter Jane is promised to be made into a star by a dodgy photographer.moreless
  • Get Back
    Get Back
    Episode 17
    Younger begs Rosie to teach him to drive, Lord Ashfordly's behaviour changes after eating some of Peggy's mystery mushrooms and a strange old man turns up who claims to be the presumed dead husband of a local woman.
  • Judgement Day
    Judgement Day
    Episode 16
    The police are called in to investigate when a local judge is the target of a series of mysterious attacks, but the case takes a sinister turn when the prime suspect is found dead on his own doorstep. Peggy is delighted when David's new radio starts picking up police broadcasts, but a news reporter doesn't share her enthusiasm.moreless
  • Hostage to Fortune
    Hostage to Fortune
    Episode 15
    A runaway heiress accompanies her crooked boyfriend on a series of armed robberies. But when the Sixties version of Bonnie and Clyde get into trouble they kidnap Helen, who attempts to persuade the teenager to ditch her partner in crime. Meanwhile, Peggy suggests David should take over the funeral parlour while Bernie is away.moreless
  • Risky Business
    Risky Business
    Episode 14
    Local boy Barry Dyson is accused of a series of arson attacks - and his clandestine relationship with a former employer's daughter complicates his plea of innocence. Peggy's latest money-making scheme with old friend Denzil creates an eyesore, forcing Jack to use his artistic flair to rectify matters, before he and Blaketon resort to more drastic - and illegal - measures.moreless
  • Living with the Past
    Convicted murderer Henry Stoddard's release from prison coincides with a spate of vandalism, and locals presume he is responsible for the petty crime. But when the former jailbird insists he did not kill PC Machin all those years ago, Walker reopens the case and races to stop Machin's son exacting revenge. Meanwhile, Peggy sees the chance to make some money when her birth certificate suggests she is related to Lord Ashfordly.moreless
  • Auld Acquaintance
    Auld Acquaintance
    Episode 12
    The police are on high alert when a mysterious visitor arrives at Ashfordly Hall, and a runaway boy causes trouble in the village. Blaketon and Peggy are at loggerheads once again when a festive conflict of interest results in a Santa showdown.
  • O Guilty Man!
    O Guilty Man!
    Episode 11
    Matthew Trent makes an official complaint about Rob Walker, who stayed overnight at Helen's when he should have been on duty. A truck is involved in an accident after passing its MOT at Bernie's garage. Phil Bellamy is becoming increasingly smitten with Debbie.
  • Burden of Proof
    Burden of Proof
    Episode 10
    Blaketon spots local coal merchant Arthur Bolton sharing a kiss with another woman and quickly gives the man's wife the bad news. However, the cheat is found murdered the next day and the former policeman becomes the prime suspect, leaving PC Walker to lead an investigation to clear his name. Peggy fails to back a winner when she buys a greyhound that refuses to run, and Bellamy's love life gets a much-needed boost.moreless
  • Blood Brothers
    Blood Brothers
    Episode 9
    David helps his friend run away from home, but the handyman inadvertently leaves the young boy with a complete stranger. The Aidensfield Arms offers paintings as well as pints during an art exhibition, and Jack and Bernie take advantage of the artistic atmosphere in an ill-advised attempt to encourage Gina's creative ambitions. Elsewhere, Peggy has a go at dog training.moreless
  • The Good Samaritan
    The Good Samaritan
    Episode 8
    Walker investigates when sibling rivalry and greed result in a fatal car crash. A devout couple are faced with money problems when their baby is diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. Meanwhile, Peggy is up to her usual tricks as she frightens some holiday-makers, and Jack and Gina get a scare of their own during a walk on the moors.moreless
  • Picture This
    Picture This
    Episode 7
    A priceless Manet painting is stolen from a retired German art dealer's home, leaving Miller to suspect Lord Ashfordly's involvement. Peggy tries to convince a pair of visiting bird-watchers that Aidensfield's wildlife includes a rare bird of prey, and David tries to wing it as an ornithological expert.
  • The End of the Road
    The folk of Aidensfield panic when rumours of an escaped killer are confirmed. Rob attempts to track down the fugitive, but his investigations are complicated when Helen gets caught up in the case. David is left reeling when Greengrass's lurcher Alfred becomes seriously ill, and Peggy speaks to bereavement expert Bernie in the hope that he can lend support to the devastated handyman.moreless
  • Family Ties
    Family Ties
    Episode 5
    When one of Helen's patients suddenly dies, she becomes involved in a suspected case of euthanasia, and the doctor's problems are compounded as she struggles to keep her relationship with Rob hidden. Peg and David start a strawberry scam - but Geoff Younger is confident of catching the culprits red-handed.
  • Mastermind
    Episode 4
    A gang of elderly villains spot a chance for one last, glorious crime spree when the villagers leave Aidensfield en masse to support Rob in a charity football match. Peg finally gives David a bit of support when it turns out his jury duty is more trouble than he imagined.
  • Miller's Tale
    Miller's Tale
    Episode 3
    A gang of youths push Peggy down a hole while she's poaching - but when Miller gives chase, he knocks down and kills an elderly bystander, landing himself in hot water. It's not all bad news though, as Peggy hits on a new money-making idea - she'll sue for the 'injury' she sustained in the fall. Meanwhile, Gina is attracted to her handsome college tutor.moreless
  • The Devil You Know
    The Devil You Know
    Episode 2
    Alf poses as a criminal as part of an undercover operation, but his covert actions only reveal startling information about Miller's ethical beliefs. David eyes up Peggy's room when she applies to be Lord Ashfordly's housekeeper - but both are left disappointed when the interview is a complete failure.
  • A Fresh Start
    A Fresh Start
    Episode 1
    Sergeant Miller is suspicious of a former London gangster who comes to Aidensfield to start a new life, Rob gets involved in an accident involving a stolen car, while Aunt Peggy's latest scheme causes a salmonella outbreak.
  • Heartbeat Christmas Album
    A nostaglic look back at past Christmas episodes of Heartbeat, featuring archive clips and interviews with former and current cast members. Including a look behind the scenes of the latest Christmas episode "Auld Acquaintance" being shown later on on Sunday 18th December.