Melissa's Heartbeat Page - Character
|About the character
George is the proprietor of the Aidensfield Arms hotel. He has an immune
system disease - myasthenia gravis that restricts his activities a
little and causes him to tire easily.
diagnosed this shortly after she and
arrived in Aidensfield.
George's niece Gina
helps him run the pub.
George is one of the more friendly locals, and was one of the first to
be friendly to Nick. Although quite an honest type, he's not averse to
dealing with Greengrass, particularly when it comes to food. He usually
asks whether it is honestly come-by, but is prepared to take yes for an
answer and not look any more deeply than that.
About the actor
Heartbeat is Stuart Golland's biggest TV role to date. He was particularly
interested in the role of George as he had run a pub himself, so had
knowledge of the part.
Stuart Golland lives in Leeds with his wife Frances, who is a social worker.
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