Season 02, Episode 01
Secrets title card
Air date 18th April 1993
Written by Adele Rose
Directed by Bob Mahoney
Episode guide
Keep on Running
End of the Line


A flasher is spotted on Elsinby Moor and when Nick Rowan goes to investigate he is stopped by the flasher himself, Joe Duffy, a shoes salesman who has been held up at gun point and robbed of his van and clothes. Lord Ashfordly's arrogant son Rupert is home for a visit and Rowan thinks he may be the perpetrator. Anyway Master Rupert is using his position to make everybody else's life miserable. Especially Nick Rowan's when Rowan arrests him for drunk driving. But they have to drop the charges when Rowan fails to contact his wife in time. She is the only doctor in Aidensfield who can perform the required medical test now that Alex Ferrenby has retired. Young Ashfordly may also be the father of the child Julie Neagle is expecting. At least her father thinks so and confronts him.

Full SummaryEdit

On the moors a market traders van is hijacked and stolen. When he investigates, he arrests Lord Ashfordly's son Rupert. Unintentionally, Kate starts a chicken pox epidemic when she starts a mother and baby group. Elsewhere, Nick also spots Greengrass wearing a brand new pair of boots. They turn out to be several sizes too small and also turn out to be stolen market traders stock yet doesn't think Greengrass is involved. Not suprisingly, Blaketon disagrees. Meanwhile a local girl, Julie Neagle is pregnant and she only tells Kate who the father of her child is. The father turns out to be the new chauffer that Lord Ashfordly has hired. He is also the father.


Heartbeat - S02E01 - Secrets

Heartbeat - S02E01 - Secrets