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Heartbeat: A Bird in the Hand

Tom Abbott is becoming too old to run his farm, and his neighbour, Ronald Pitts, is determind to drive Tom out and take over. But Abbott remains adamant that he is coping. Kate discovers one of her patients has caught brucellosis, caused by the milk of Abbott's farm. As Nick investigates, he discovers Abbott is a distant relative to Dr Radcliffe, who manages to save Abbott's farm. however, Pitts begins vandalising the farm, and when Abbott is rushed to hospital with a serious illness, Nick discovers a saboteur lies much closer to home. Meanwhile, Greengrass and Gina attempt to track down the long-lost brother of a rich Australian who is staying at the Aidensfield Arms because he is offering a reward, which means performing a break-in - at a church.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 4x15
Airdate: Tuesday December 13th, 1994

Guest Stars
Alan RothwellAlan Rothwell
As Reverend Jackson
Julia LaneJulia Lane
As Christine
Bill Stewart (1)Bill Stewart (1)
As Ronald Pitts
Diane AdderleyDiane Adderley
As Mary Shields
Jack WatsonJack Watson
As Tom Abbott
John BowlerJohn Bowler
As Frank
Nicola HirdNicola Hird
As Jane Shields
Stefan EscreetStefan Escreet
As Martin Philllips
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