"Set in a North Yorkshire village during the 1960s, Heartbeat's combination of crime and medical storylines, charismatic regular characters and wonderfully nostalgic soundtrack made it staple Sunday-night viewing for two decades, with the series' many prestigious awards including Best Performing Peak-Time Drama and several ITV Programme of the Year awards. Attracting a peak audience of 14 million, Heartbeat has garnered a devoted following and remains prime-time viewing world-wide.
In this series, dramatic events lead PC Mike Bradley to bid farewell to Aidensfield, while young, ambitious PC Steve Crane arrives at Ashfordly station determined to prove his abilities. Guests include Lulu, William Gaunt, Geoff Hinsliff, and Jean Alexander - briefly returning as feisty farmer Lily Barton; the series also introduces the cast of Heartbeat's immensely popular spin-off, The Royal. "
Release Date: 08 October 2012
Certificate: 12 - Suitable for Persons Aged 12 or Over