Former soldier and policeman, Jackson Brodie, becomes a private investigator.
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 Jackson Brodie (9 episodes, 2011-2013)
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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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 Julia Land (5 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Josie Brodie (4 episodes, 2011)
Edward Corrie ...
 Marcus Stewart (4 episodes, 2011)
Maarten Stevenson ...
 Archie Munroe (4 episodes, 2011)
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 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)
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 Minyawi (2 episodes, 2013)
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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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 Tatiana (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 ...
 Iriana (2 episodes, 2011)
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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)
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 Craig (2 episodes, 2011)
Graeme Rooney ...
 Ian (2 episodes, 2011)
Shonagh Price ...
 Gabrielle Mason (2 episodes, 2011)
Varrie McElwaine ...
 Young Joanna (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Michael Anderson (2 episodes, 2011)
Frances Grey ...
 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)
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 Young Shirley (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Marian Foster (2 episodes, 2011)
Pauline Knowles ...
 Nurse (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Steve (1 episode, 2013)
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 Aiden Kelso (1 episode, 2013)
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 Nanny (2 episodes, 2013)
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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 Tracy (1 episode, 2013)
Tom Cotcher ...
 Ian Mackie (1 episode, 2013)
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 Rod (1 episode, 2013)
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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 Colin (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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 Barry (1 episode, 2013)
Pauline Lockhart ...
 Cheryl (1 episode, 2011)
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 Hope McMaster (1 episode, 2013)
Paul Hilton ...
 Fergus Banks (1 episode, 2013)
Ruaridh Mollica ...
 Freddie Marshall (1 episode, 2013)
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 Ray (1 episode, 2013)
Tom Beard ...
 Brian Steel (1 episode, 2013)
Annie Louise Ross ...
 Margaret (1 episode, 2013)
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 Joy (1 episode, 2011)
Victoria Liddelle ...
 Doctor (1 episode, 2011)
Russell Anderson ...
 Johnnie (1 episode, 2013)
Selina Griffiths ...
 Sacha (1 episode, 2013)
Maureen Carr ...
 Carol (1 episode, 2011)
Eleanor Yates ...
 Cleaner (2 episodes, 2011)
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)
Leigh Quinn ...
 Helen (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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Clever series about fate and coincidence based on the books of Kate Atkinson
22 February 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Jason Brodie is a private investigator whose goal in life is to bring closure to lives on hold. His own sad past is the springboard from which he throws himself - sometimes reluctantly - into the problem of others.

Like many heroes of modern literature, Brodie is a flawed character whose personal failings never cease to amaze him: a failed marriage from which came a child he adores; an ambiguous friendship with a feisty female police inspector that could be going somewhere or nowhere;and a private detective business groaning under the weight of his inability to take on lucrative jobs rather than exercises in humanitarian kindness where the paycheck isn't always bankable and his carping secretary is only too willing to let him know.

It's ingenious the way Kate Atkinson's narrative sees apparently disconnected stories seamlessly interweave and overlap. Jason Isaacs is just right as the tough, selfless, good-hearted Brodie and each of the six episodes is filled with excellent acting and direction. 9/10


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