Hamish Macbeth, Series One

Hamish Macbeth, Series One

DVD - 2005
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With the help of his right-hand man, TV John, police constable Hamish Macbeth (Robert Carlyle) keeps the peace in Lochdubh's mean streets in his own idiosyncratic way, with little regard for police regulations and every intention of avoiding promotion.
Publisher: [London] : BBC Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2005.
ISBN: 9781419812903
1419812904
Branch Call Number: 791.4572 HAMISH MACBETH
Characteristics: 2 videodisc (ca. 246 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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VinceMarinelli
Oct 13, 2017

Not even Wee Jock can make this watchable.

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chickie2
Feb 19, 2016

Really enjoyed this - appealing characters. beautiful scenery. The village where this series is filmed is much smaller than it seems on the show. Yes, there are really yucca plants in the village.

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jaketaz777
Jun 08, 2015

I brought this back at 11:00 A.M. Monday June 8 2015 ...
To Kennelworth

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Preeceville56
Oct 29, 2014

Read the books before watching the first season on DVD. Could be why I didn't enjoy the episodes as much as the books. The Big Freeze made me laugh. A few sad and some scary moments in the other episodes. I liked Robert Carlyle as Hamish but at times it seemed like he really did not want to be playing the part.

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zipread
Sep 23, 2014

M.C. Beaton’s “Death of a Prankster”, written as far back as the mid nineteen eighties, was the novel that reminded me that I’d avidly watched a TV series by the same name back at the turn of the millennium. Hamish Macbeth the DVD is a collection, (I’ll be it, a miniscule one) of six episodes from the series. Made by the BBC, it is characterised by the company’s usual penchant for soft understatement; delightful vistas; and trying accents. Part comedy, part drama this program never failed to amuse me. The perfect antidote to stress.

WVMLlibrarian Jun 29, 2013

Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk.

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lallan57
Feb 19, 2013

Very disappointing. Nothing is like the books with the exception of the name of the main character.

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Lavenderseas
Jan 18, 2013

The books are great, the movies are great - the movie does a great job developing the characters. Wish the library had more of these Scottish gems.

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First
Dec 28, 2011

Hamish MacBeth is a series that started great, but faded out over the couple of year that it was made. The first episode was great.

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dubonnet
Dec 02, 2011

Excellent start to the first season. Although loosely based on the books, you'll come to love the cast of characters! A mix of drama and comedy set in the beautiful highlands of Scotland. Well worth watching.

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