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.
Glasgow, summer, 1973. Dustmen are striking; bags of garbage add to the blight of council flats and a fetid canal. Ryan, who's about 12, drowns during a play fight with his neighbor, the ... See full summary »
Admittedly I first began to watch this because I had heard of David Paisley, who plays Ryan, being the gorgeous gay guy in it..And it's true, he is even if his storyline initially reminds one of "Queer as Folk".
Nevertheless the show now maintains my interest for all the characters. Lex and her lovely past is great. I enjoy Sandra more as we get to see how she does actually care about people besides herself..The various other stories all maintain interst to me to some degree or another (none bore me) and there's actually quite a few amusing moments to be had. In addition there's a great soundtrack, allowing you to play "name that tune" as the show goes along. All in all it is, so far, turning out to be a very enjoyable show, well worth catching if you can.
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