Lovejoys world faces upheaval - and not from the the risky deals made by Ian McShane's (Deadwood) cunning antiques dealer. After a change in Lady Jane's (Phyllis Logan, Downton Abbey) circumstance Lovejoy loses the companionship of one of his most trusted confidantes. But lovely auctioneer Charlotte Cavendish (Caroline Langrishe, Judge John Deed) soon becomes the (mostly) unyielding object of his affections. Tinker (Dudley Sutton, The Beiderbecke Connection) takes on an assistant Beth (Diane Parish, East Enders), whose youthful exuberance and flair for the trade breathe new life into the teams dicey operation. That's good news for Lovejoy, since hell need all the help he can get to withstand the challenges that lie ahead such as impending eviction, an attempt on his life and a perilous journey to America. Series 5 features outstanding guest stars, including John Gielgud (Arthur), Colin Salmon (Prime Suspect 2) Pete Postlethwaite (Inception), and James Nesbitt (The Hobbit trilogy).