Undercover Heart

Undercover Heart Information

Undercover Heart is a six-part British television crime drama series, first broadcast on 1 October 1998, that aired on BBC One. The series centres on an undercover vice squad detective, Tom Howarth (Steven Mackintosh), who goes missing while investigating the murder of a prostitute. His wife Lois (Daniela Nardini), and his best friend Matt (Lennie James), who are also detectives, set out to search for him, but end up falling in love with one another. The series was produced by Liquid Television and created by screenwriter Peter Bowker.

The series also starred Lisa Coleman, David Troughton, Tony Curran, Trevor Laird, Buffy Davis and Leonie Elliott in supporting roles. The series was also screened in Australia in 2004. Notably, the series has never been released on DVD.


  • Steven Mackintosh as Tom Howarth
  • Daniela Nardini as Lois Howarth
  • Lennie James as Matt Lomas
  • Lisa Coleman as Sarah May
  • David Troughton as Jim Ryan
  • Tony Curran as Jimmy Hatcher
  • Trevor Laird as Wesley Carter
  • Buffy Davis as Annie Gibson
  • Leonie Elliott as Holly Lomas
  • Jennifer Hennessy as Saffron
  • Andy Dennehy as Harry Blake
  • Nimmy March as Fiona Cullen
  • Mossie Smith as Jade Lennox
  • Samantha Dent as Shelley Marsh
  • Michael Bertenshaw as Peter Drew
  • Julian Harries as Patrick Iriving
  • Stephen Churchett as Supt. Knowles


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Original airdate Aux3= 6.49 ShortSummary= When an undercover vice squad detective, Tom Howarth, goes missing while investigating the murder of a prostitute, his wife Lois and his best friend Matt, who are also detectives, set out to search for him. LineColor=FF5F5F }}

Aux3= 6.45 ShortSummary= Matthew and Lois are caught in a struggle between loyalty and desire, made evermore intense as their search for Tom reveals his risky undercover game. LineColor=FF5F5F }}

Aux3= 7.44 ShortSummary= As the investigation into the murder continues, the evidence suggests that Tom's life maybe in danger. Events spiral out of control, and Lois is forced to make a tough decision about Matthew. LineColor=FF5F5F }}

Aux3= 7.33 ShortSummary= Matt, deeply involved with Lois, wants to carry on their affair. Meanwhile Lois must face up to further revelations about Tom's undercover life as a pimp. LineColor=FF5F5F }}

Aux3= 7.25 ShortSummary= The truth is out and as Lois and Tom go through the agonies of post-adultery jealousy, and a devastated Matt wonders whether he can put the affair behind him. LineColor=FF5F5F }}

Aux3= 7.74 ShortSummary= Are Tom's worst fears about the murder going to be confirmed? And will he and Lois stay together? LineColor=FF5F5F }}

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