Meanwhile, David inadvertently prompts a petrol crisis when he is left holding the fort at Bernie's garage.
Guest cast: Clive Mantle, Jonathan Ryland, Geoffrey Banks, Will Norris, Kerry Wotton, Stan Rowe When an elderly man dies, Mike finds plans for a number of serious crimes amongst his possessions.
Guest cast: Joseph Aston, Simon Lenagan, Gareth Farr, Olive Pendleton, Veronica Roberts, Christopher Wilkinson, Tim Smith First Appearance of Sarah Tansey as Jenny Latimer It's Christmas, and whilst Mike tries to reunite a blind women with her lost dog, Tricia receives a visit from an old friend, a beautiful actress trying to evade the paparazzi.
Meanwhile, Vernon's promise to provide a Christmas tree for the villagers doesn't go according to plan when David has a small mishap with the Christmas lights.
The programme first aired on Friday 10 April 1992 and 18 series have so far been aired. 372 episodes of Heartbeat have aired, which includes 9 Christmas episodes.
Ashfordly Police Station is targeted in a series of violent attacks ahead of an inspection, putting one of the officer's lives at risk and causing a panicked Craddock to take matters into his own hands.
Guest cast: Fiona Victory, Freddie Jones, Alastair Sims, Josh Moran Ventress and Tom investigate a series of accidents at a carpet factory and must determine whether it was the result of negligence or sabotage, when a prodigal son returns to claim his inheritance and the vengeful former manager refuses to be dismissed without a fight.
Meanwhile, David takes charge of the taxi firm whilst Vernon is pre-occupied with yet another disastrous scheme, and deals with sick children, snakes - and shoplifting OAP's!click on the title of any post, it is a link to a separate page that shows all the comments.Scroll down to the bottom of the comments until you see the words newer and newest next to the number of comments on the right, those words are links that will lead you to a new page of comments.Guest cast: Stephen Hoyle, Colin Waite, Peter Gunn, Bill Moores, Vicki Lee Taylor, John Lloyd Fillingham, Tony Turner, Sharon Muircroft, Gilian Cally An MI5 agent arrives in Aidensfield and shows more than just a passing interest in the activities of Vernon and his new business partner, a shady Russian businessman with a past grievance with the entrepreneur.Meanwhile, Tricia treats a manic depressive who deals with his demons by walking onto railway lines, whilst Mike decides to sit his sergeants exam when he comes across an old friend whose career has been a lot more ambitious than his.