A drama interweaving the lives of several characters in a contemporary urban setting over five days. All the characters live untenable existences of quiet desperation. It is only by letting... See full summary »
Charles De Bromhead
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Jackie works as a CCTV operator. Each day she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day a man appears on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again, a man she never wanted to see again. Now she has no choice, she is compelled to confront him.
Great but some of the characters aren't that interesting...
Fantastic soundtrack, eighties clubby bits and lots of drugs and related violence. Bet the Glasgow tourist board love it. If the club isn't entirely convincing (we're supposed to believe there's gay friendly drug dealers? In Glasgow?) most of the characters are, although some of them are a bit one dimensional (it's not enough to create characters who spend all their time complaining about how they need a s**g anymore - not even at the beeb).
The strongest characters seem to rotate around Ryan (David Paisley), the good looking new talent who postponed his university entrance to take up the part. His parents and Lewis, the 30 odd year old copper boyfriend are definitely the most convincing characters, along with Ryan himself.
He also happens to be gorgeous, which is the main reason I watched it, but it does grow on you.
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