There's something slightly odd about the retired diplomat (Frank Finlay) that Lovejoy and Tinker meet, but everything evens out when he offers to sell them valuable antiques for a fraction of their real value. John Hill: Terence Rigby. Rachel: Clare Byam Shaw.
Lovejoy may need some divine intervention to uncover the history of an antique communion vessel up for auction, after people from around the world start claiming they're the rightful owners. Lord Dunwich: Patrick Ryecart. Lady Dunwich: Gwen Humble. Niarchos: Andy Lucas. Lara Iskander: Gillian Barge.
Lovejoy is treated with hospitality while he prices the contents of a nursing home---until someone tries to murder him. Virginia: Anna Calder-Marshall. Mary: Susan Fleetwood. Stibbs: Hugh Ross. Lovejoy: Ian McShane. Charlotte: Caroline Langrishe.
Lovejoy (Ian McShane) becomes a celebrity after his appearance on a talk show, but colleagues think that fame---and greed---have gone to his head. Gimbert: Malcolm Tierney. Ted: Ken Campbell. Moira: Alphonsia Emmanuel. Tara: Caroline Hunnisett.
Lovejoy's mentor (Dinsdale Landen), missing for seven years, returns to enlist him in a sting against a shady art dealer (Hans Koopman). Judy: Annie Lambert. Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan. Lovejoy: Ian McShane.
A collection of Judaica raises suspicion among London dealers; Eric is arrested for theft. Connaught: Peter Jeffrey. Lovejoy: Ian McShane. Eric: Chris Jury. Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan. Tinker: Dudley Sutton.
Part 1 of two. Lovejoy (Ian McShane) encounters distantrelatives when he travels to America in pursuit of artifacts stolen from an English lord (John Gielgud). Miss Lillian: Barbara Barrie. Rutherford: Ken Kercheval. Mary John: Kate Vernon. Officer Lemmon: Alex Van.
Lovejoy accompanies Lady Jane to Scotland to help her friend, whose home is falling into ruin. While lending his expertise, Lovejoy is drawn closer to Lady Jane, and to the answer concerning some Italian frescoes. Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan.
Lovejoy runs afoul of a new competitor (Caroline Langrishe) and an old nemesis when he concocts a scheme involving Felsham Hall. Gimbert: Malcolm Tierney. Lovejoy: Ian McShane. Tinker: Dudley Sutton. Eric: Chris Jury.
Lovejoy tries to lure someone to buy a stuffed fish, while Charlie jumps at an opportunity to sell Felsham Hall. Mabel: Margaretta Scott. Samantha: Felicity Dean. Peter: John Boswell. Lovejoy: Ian McShane. Charlotte: Caroline Langrishe.
While Eric (Chris Jury) lends a hand at his uncle's pub, Lovejoy tries to sell an antique sideboard---and uncovers a smuggling racket. Warren Mitchell, Nicholas Le Prevost, Reece Dinsdale, Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton.
Two spinsters don't have a prayer of paying their debts unless Lovejoy can persuade their brother (Richard Briers) to sell the family Bible. Earl Taylor: Rudolph Walker. Faith: Kathleen Worth. Hope: Barbara Hicks. Lovejoy: Ian McShane.
Lovejoy's stint as Santa at a children's hospital is interrupted when he and Eric must go to Prague in search of missing diamonds. But when things get rocky for the antiques dealer, Jane comes to help, and both wind up kidnapped by a nefarious art thief (Donald Pleasence). Jane: Phyllis Logan. Eric: Chris Jury. Dottie Mayhew: Dinah Sheridan.