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Neither funny enough to be a comedy or dramatic enough to be a drama. Apparently this pilot was made in the hope of a full series being commissioned. On the basis of this, it shouldn't be. Shame to see the usually reliable Mark Gatiss in something so dire, and even Omid Djalili as a Scot fails to raise any interest whatsoever.
This comes from writer Annie Griffin, whose earlier series 'The Book Group' was a mixed blessing. The first series zipped along with panache, whereas the second dragged along with little style. 'New Town' seems stillborn at the pilot stage.
The only real positive is that Edinburgh makes a splendid location, just a shame that the script doesn't do it justice.
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