Taggart (1983– )

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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

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Series cast summary:
Blythe Duff ...
 DS Jackie Reid / ... (95 episodes, 1990-2010)
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 DC Stuart Fraser / ... (75 episodes, 1994-2010)
John Michie ...
 DI Robbie Ross / ... (70 episodes, 1990-2010)
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 DCI Matt Burke / ... (59 episodes, 1986-2010)
Robert Robertson ...
 Dr. Stephen Andrews / ... (52 episodes, 1983-2001)
James MacPherson ...
 DCI Mike Jardine / ... (48 episodes, 1987-2002)
Iain Anders ...
 Supt. Jack McVitie / ... (40 episodes, 1985-1998)
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

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The programme is named after the lead character DCI Jim Taggart, played by Mark McManus. When McManus died in 1994 the series continued without him, or the character. See more »

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Det. Sgt. Jackie Reid: Michael Jardine died as he had lived - a brave and honest man. He was the best friend I ever had, and the worst boss.
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Followed by Taggart: Bloodlines (1999) See more »

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No Mean City
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Sung by Maggie Bell
Music by Mike Moran
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There's been a... Murder...
18 June 2006 | by (Glasgow) – See all my reviews

Fantastic, really a quality drama. I can't believe it's been going for 21 years! Hell it's older than me!

I watch Taggart religiously, for the sole purpose of hearing: 'There's been a MURDER!' Really, it brightens up my day when I hear that iconic phrase...

Blythe Duff is a brilliant actress, I think she is truly talented. The dynamics between the cast are excellent, they play off each other very well.

Best ever episode: Bloodlines. It features lesbians, an aquarium and a guest appearance by the great goddess Michelle Gomez.

In summary: Taggart is one hell of a drama series!


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