Former soldier and policeman, Jackson Brodie, becomes a private investigator.
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 Louise Munroe 9 episodes, 2011-2013
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 Deborah Arnold 9 episodes, 2011-2013
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 Marlee Brodie 8 episodes, 2011-2013
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 Marcus Stewart 4 episodes, 2011
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 Archie Munroe 4 episodes, 2011
Rory Barraclough ...
 Young Jackson 4 episodes, 2011-2013
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 Patrick Carter 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Allan Lindsay ...
 Francis Brodie 3 episodes, 2011
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 Amelia Land 2 episodes, 2011
Gwyneth Keyworth ...
 Reggie Teague 2 episodes, 2011
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 Martin Canning 2 episodes, 2011
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 Joanna Hunter 2 episodes, 2011
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 Binky Rain 2 episodes, 2011
Emilio Doorgasingh ...
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 Richard Moat 2 episodes, 2011
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 Theo Wyre 2 episodes, 2011
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 Neil Hunter 2 episodes, 2011
Dawn Steele ...
 Charlotte McGill 2 episodes, 2013
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 Gloria Hatter 2 episodes, 2011
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 Lily Rose 2 episodes, 2011
Sheila Reid ...
 Ms MacDonald 2 episodes, 2011
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 Laura Wyre 2 episodes, 2011
Neil McKinven ...
 Gary Moore 2 episodes, 2011
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 Paul Bradley 2 episodes, 2011
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 Michelle Moore 2 episodes, 2011
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 Stuart Lappin 2 episodes, 2011
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 Terence Smith 2 episodes, 2011
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 Shirley Manning 2 episodes, 2011
Alexander West ...
 Andrew Jones 2 episodes, 2011
Tessa Titterington ...
 Young Amelia 2 episodes, 2011
Kari Corbett ...
 DS Zoe Chalmers / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Gary French ...
 Billy Teague 2 episodes, 2011
Sandy Welch ...
 Victor Land 2 episodes, 2011
Stella Hetherington ...
 Young Julia 2 episodes, 2011
Anna Nierobisz ...
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 Emma Drake 2 episodes, 2011
Natasha Watson ...
 Young Sylvia 2 episodes, 2011
Layla Grace Kerr ...
 Olivia Land 2 episodes, 2011
Victoria Balnaves ...
 Rosemary Land 2 episodes, 2011
Niall Macgregor ...
 Stan Jessop 2 episodes, 2011
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 Sylvia Land 2 episodes, 2011
Glenna Morrison ...
 Jean Stanton 2 episodes, 2011
April Forrest ...
 Niamh Brodie 2 episodes, 2011
Scott Hoatson ...
Graeme Rooney ...
Shonagh Price ...
 Gabrielle Mason 2 episodes, 2011
Varrie McElwaine ...
 Young Joanna 2 episodes, 2011
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 Michael Anderson 2 episodes, 2011
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 Michelle Fletcher 2 episodes, 2011
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 Keith Fletcher 2 episodes, 2011
Eleanor Bird ...
 Young Michelle 2 episodes, 2011
Iain MacRae ...
 John Burton 2 episodes, 2011
Daniel Pirrie ...
 Quintis Rain / ... 2 episodes, 2011
Michelle Donnelly ...
 Young Shirley 2 episodes, 2011
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 Marian Foster 2 episodes, 2011
Pauline Knowles ...
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 Aiden Kelso 1 episode, 2013
Marene Miller ...
Shaaray Sharif ...
 Jennifer 2 episodes, 2013
Hannah Donaldson ...
 Isla Kelso 1 episode, 2013
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 Rachel Stewart 1 episode, 2013
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 Ian Mackie 1 episode, 2013
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Murray Innes ...
 Young Aiden 1 episode, 2013
Skye Devlin ...
 Courtney 1 episode, 2013
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 Mary Mackie 1 episode, 2013
Sasha Behar ...
 Layla Minyawi 1 episode, 2013
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 Andy Marshall 1 episode, 2013
Emma Hartley-Miller ...
 Kelly Cross 1 episode, 2013
Gem Carmella ...
 Samira Minyawi 1 episode, 2013
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 Miriam Baker 1 episode, 2013
Martin Docherty ...
 Joe Burns 1 episode, 2013
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 Rhys Marshall 1 episode, 2013
Kerry Lynn Hamilton ...
 Isobel Hamilton 1 episode, 2013
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 Ian Kelso 1 episode, 2013
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Pauline Lockhart ...
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 Hope McMaster 1 episode, 2013
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 Fergus Banks 1 episode, 2013
Ruaridh Mollica ...
 Freddie Marshall 1 episode, 2013
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Tom Beard ...
 Brian Steel 1 episode, 2013
Annie Louise Ross ...
 Margaret 1 episode, 2013
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Russell Anderson ...
 Johnnie 1 episode, 2013
Selina Griffiths ...
Maureen Carr ...
Eleanor Yates ...
Angela Hardie ...
 Carol Braithwaite 1 episode, 2013
John Kay Steel ...
 Detective Watt 1 episode, 2013
Gordon Brown ...
 Policeman 1 episode, 2011
Colin Harris ...
 Young Barry 1 episode, 2013
Jock Lawrie ...
 Young Michael 1 episode, 2013
Hector Lawrie ...
 Young Michael 1 episode, 2013
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 Len Lomax 1 episode, 2013
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 Josh Fairlie 2 episodes, 2011
Dugald Bruce-Lockhart ...
 Brian Jackson 1 episode, 2013
Carole Anders ...
 Neighbour 2 episodes, 2011
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Former soldier and policeman, Jackson Brodie, becomes a private investigator.

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Adaption of a Kate Atkinson novel. See more »

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Closure comes in many forms
27 October 2011 | by See all my reviews

Jason Isaacs stars as detective Jackson Brodie in "Case Histories," which is a miniseries filmed in Edinburgh. Brodie works on several cases at once. This episode concerned a child who disappeared 30 years earlier, a young woman who was murdered years earlier, a woman engaged to be married attempting to find her niece, plus he's helping a paranoid old woman who never pays him. And her nephew is after him to stop. Divorced, Brodie often takes his daughter on cases when he has visitations, and she's quick to tell her mother, "Dad beat up a man," and things of that nature when she gets home.

The series is based on books by Kate Allison. The stories are dark and brooding amidst the glorious scenery of Edinburgh - absolutely spectacular cinematography. The stories intertwine and have more than a few twists. In short, "Case Histories" makes for very absorbing viewing.

Jackson Brodie is a likable character in the hands of Jason Isaacs - he's handsome, adventurous, and really tries to help his clients. He has sadness, too -- his brother was killed, and the case has never been solved. Everyone has secrets on "Case Histories." The acting is very good, but Millie Innes who plays Brodie's daughter is irresistible, a beautiful child as well as a good actress. What sets Brodie apart a bit from some other detectives is the human touch. He's a man of great humanity, and he brings this to his cases. Highly recommended.


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