8.0/10
3,004
29 user 3 critic

Case Histories 

Trailer
1:15 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

Former soldier and policeman, Jackson Brodie, becomes a private investigator.
Reviews
Popularity
2,126 ( 119)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2013   2011  
3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Brief (2004–2005)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Henry Farmer is a clever criminal law barrister whose every day is a juggling act between surviving his messy personal life and pleading cases only he can win.

Stars: Alan Davies, Cherie Lunghi, Christopher Fulford
Single-Handed (2007–2010)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Jack Driscoll moves back to his birth town on the Irish west coast to take over his retired dad's job as Garda/police Sgt. He solves different cases.

Stars: Owen McDonnell, David Herlihy, Ruth McCabe
DCI Banks (2010–2016)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The tenacious and stubborn DCI Banks unravels disturbing murder mysteries aided by his young assistants, DS Annie Cabbot and DI Helen Morton.

Stars: Stephen Tompkinson, Jack Deam, Andrea Lowe
Whitechapel (2009–2013)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.

Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Phil Davis, Steve Pemberton
Touching Evil (1997–1999)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Touching Evil is a crime drama following the exploits of a crack squad on the Organised & Serial Crime Unit, a rapid response police force that serves the entire county.

Stars: Robson Green, Nicola Walker, Shaun Dingwall
The Field of Blood (2011–2013)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Glasgow 1982, a young girl investigates mysterious murders in a world of men.

Stars: Matt Costello, Jayd Johnson, Bronagh Gallagher
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

After a plane explodes over Washington D.C. panic begins to envelop the British embassy, and its ambassador to the U.S. Mark Brydon finds himself caught up in a potentially damaging diplomatic incident.

Stars: Jason Isaacs, Ben Daniels, Eva Birthistle
Awake (2012)
Drama | Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

After a car accident takes the life of a family member, a police detective lives two alternating parallel lives, one with his wife and one with his son. Is one of his "realities" merely a dream?

Stars: Jason Isaacs, Laura Allen, Steve Harris
Unforgotten (TV Series 2015)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

London detectives investigate crimes from the past, unravelling secrets left buried for years.

Stars: Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Lewis Reeves
Above Suspicion (2009–2012)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The murder of a young actress starts an investigation that uncovers on-screen tensions, a complex private life, controversial memoirs, and suspected abuse.

Stars: Kelly Reilly, Ciarán Hinds, Shaun Dingwall
Scott & Bailey (2011–2016)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.

Stars: Suranne Jones, Lesley Sharp, Tony Mooney
Shetland (TV Series 2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.

Stars: Douglas Henshall, Alison O'Donnell, Steven Robertson
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Jason Isaacs ...  Jackson Brodie 9 episodes, 2011-2013
Amanda Abbington ...  Louise Munroe 9 episodes, 2011-2013
Zawe Ashton ...  Deborah Arnold 9 episodes, 2011-2013
Millie Innes Millie Innes ...  Marlee Brodie 8 episodes, 2011-2013
Natasha Little ...  Julia Land 5 episodes, 2011-2013
Kirsty Mitchell ...  Josie Brodie 4 episodes, 2011
Edward Corrie Edward Corrie ...  Marcus Stewart 4 episodes, 2011
Maarten Stevenson ...  Archie Munroe 4 episodes, 2011
Rory Barraclough Rory Barraclough ...  Young Jackson 4 episodes, 2011-2013
Paterson Joseph ...  Patrick Carter 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Allan Lindsay Allan Lindsay ...  Francis Brodie 3 episodes, 2011
Fenella Woolgar ...  Amelia Land 2 episodes, 2011
Gwyneth Keyworth ...  Reggie Teague 2 episodes, 2011
Adam Godley ...  Martin Canning 2 episodes, 2011
Neve McIntosh ...  Joanna Hunter 2 episodes, 2011
Sylvia Syms ...  Binky Rain 2 episodes, 2011
Emilio Doorgasingh ...  Minyawi 2 episodes, 2013
Keith Allen ...  Richard Moat 2 episodes, 2011
Phil Davis ...  Theo Wyre 2 episodes, 2011
Tom Goodman-Hill ...  Neil Hunter 2 episodes, 2011
Dawn Steele ...  Charlotte McGill 2 episodes, 2013
Marion Bailey ...  Gloria Hatter 2 episodes, 2011
Aisling Loftus ...  Lily Rose 2 episodes, 2011
Sheila Reid ...  Ms MacDonald 2 episodes, 2011
Rose Leslie ...  Laura Wyre 2 episodes, 2011
Neil McKinven ...  Gary Moore 2 episodes, 2011
Simon Weir ...  Paul Bradley 2 episodes, 2011
Morven Christie ...  Michelle Moore 2 episodes, 2011
Orla O'Rourke ...  Tatiana 2 episodes, 2011
Mark Prendergast ...  Stuart Lappin 2 episodes, 2011
Brian McCardie ...  Terence Smith 2 episodes, 2011
Shauna Macdonald ...  Shirley Manning 2 episodes, 2011
Alexander West Alexander West ...  Andrew Jones 2 episodes, 2011
Tessa Titterington Tessa Titterington ...  Young Amelia 2 episodes, 2011
Kari Corbett Kari Corbett ...  DS Zoe Chalmers / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Gary French Gary French ...  Billy Teague 2 episodes, 2011
Sandy Welch Sandy Welch ...  Victor Land 2 episodes, 2011
Stella Hetherington Stella Hetherington ...  Young Julia 2 episodes, 2011
Anna Nierobisz ...  Iriana 2 episodes, 2011
Pippa Bennett-Warner ...  Emma Drake 2 episodes, 2011
Natasha Watson Natasha Watson ...  Young Sylvia 2 episodes, 2011
Layla Grace Kerr Layla Grace Kerr ...  Olivia Land 2 episodes, 2011
Victoria Balnaves ...  Rosemary Land 2 episodes, 2011
Niall Macgregor Niall Macgregor ...  Stan Jessop 2 episodes, 2011
Sylvestra Le Touzel ...  Sylvia Land 2 episodes, 2011
Glenna Morrison Glenna Morrison ...  Jean Stanton 2 episodes, 2011
April Forrest April Forrest ...  Niamh Brodie 2 episodes, 2011
Scott Hoatson Scott Hoatson ...  Craig 2 episodes, 2011
Graeme Rooney Graeme Rooney ...  Ian 2 episodes, 2011
Shonagh Price Shonagh Price ...  Gabrielle Mason 2 episodes, 2011
Varrie McElwaine Varrie McElwaine ...  Young Joanna 2 episodes, 2011
Niall Greig Fulton ...  Michael Anderson 2 episodes, 2011
Frances Grey ...  Michelle Fletcher 2 episodes, 2011
Kevin Guthrie ...  Keith Fletcher 2 episodes, 2011
Eleanor Bird Eleanor Bird ...  Young Michelle 2 episodes, 2011
Iain MacRae Iain MacRae ...  John Burton 2 episodes, 2011
Daniel Pirrie Daniel Pirrie ...  Quintis Rain / ... 2 episodes, 2011
Michelle Donnelly ...  Young Shirley 2 episodes, 2011
Dearbhla Molloy ...  Marian Foster 2 episodes, 2011
Pauline Knowles Pauline Knowles ...  Nurse 2 episodes, 2011
Stuart Bowman ...  Steve 1 episode, 2013
Oliver Coopersmith ...  Aiden Kelso 1 episode, 2013
Marene Miller Marene Miller ...  Nanny 2 episodes, 2013
Shaaray Sharif Shaaray Sharif ...  Jennifer 2 episodes, 2013
Hannah Donaldson Hannah Donaldson ...  Isla Kelso 1 episode, 2013
Michelle Duncan ...  Rachel Stewart 1 episode, 2013
Victoria Wood ...  Tracy 1 episode, 2013
Tom Cotcher ...  Ian Mackie 1 episode, 2013
Frank Gilhooley ...  Rod 1 episode, 2013
Murray Innes Murray Innes ...  Young Aiden 1 episode, 2013
Skye Devlin Skye Devlin ...  Courtney 1 episode, 2013
Siobhan Redmond ...  Mary Mackie 1 episode, 2013
Sasha Behar Sasha Behar ...  Layla Minyawi 1 episode, 2013
Mark Bonnar ...  Andy Marshall 1 episode, 2013
Emma Hartley-Miller Emma Hartley-Miller ...  Kelly Cross 1 episode, 2013
Gem Carmella ...  Samira Minyawi 1 episode, 2013
Diana Quick ...  Miriam Baker 1 episode, 2013
Tariqsafdar Hussain Tariqsafdar Hussain 1 episode, 2011
Martin Docherty Martin Docherty ...  Joe Burns 1 episode, 2013
David McGowan ...  Colin 1 episode, 2013
Cristian Solimeno ...  Rhys Marshall 1 episode, 2013
Kerry Lynn Hamilton Kerry Lynn Hamilton ...  Isobel Hamilton 1 episode, 2013
Paul Higgins ...  Ian Kelso 1 episode, 2013
Gary Lewis ...  Barry 1 episode, 2013
Pauline Lockhart Pauline Lockhart ...  Cheryl 1 episode, 2011
Emma Hamilton ...  Hope McMaster 1 episode, 2013
Paul Hilton Paul Hilton ...  Fergus Banks 1 episode, 2013
Ruaridh Mollica Ruaridh Mollica ...  Freddie Marshall 1 episode, 2013
Maurice Roëves ...  Ray 1 episode, 2013
Tom Beard ...  Brian Steel 1 episode, 2013
Annie Louise Ross Annie Louise Ross ...  Margaret 1 episode, 2013
Kathryn Howden ...  Joy 1 episode, 2011
Victoria Liddelle ...  Doctor 1 episode, 2011
Russell Anderson Russell Anderson ...  Johnnie 1 episode, 2013
Selina Griffiths Selina Griffiths ...  Sacha 1 episode, 2013
Maureen Carr Maureen Carr ...  Carol 1 episode, 2011
Eleanor Yates ...  Cleaner 2 episodes, 2011
Angela Hardie Angela Hardie ...  Carol Braithwaite 1 episode, 2013
John Kay Steel ...  Detective Watt 1 episode, 2013
Gordon Brown Gordon Brown ...  Policeman 1 episode, 2011
Colin Harris Colin Harris ...  Young Barry 1 episode, 2013
Jock Lawrie Jock Lawrie ...  Young Michael 1 episode, 2013
Hector Lawrie Hector Lawrie ...  Young Michael 1 episode, 2013
James Cosmo ...  Len Lomax 1 episode, 2013
Leigh Quinn Leigh Quinn ...  Helen 1 episode, 2013
Mark Rowley ...  Josh Fairlie 2 episodes, 2011
Dugald Bruce-Lockhart Dugald Bruce-Lockhart ...  Brian Jackson 1 episode, 2013
Carole Anders ...  Neighbour 2 episodes, 2011
Edit

Storyline

Former soldier and policeman, Jackson Brodie, becomes a private investigator.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Brottsplats Edinburgh See more »

Filming Locations:

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Adaption of a Kate Atkinson novel. See more »

Connections

Featured in Jason Isaacs' Video Diaries: Makeup (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Clever series about fate and coincidence based on the books of Kate Atkinson
22 February 2013 | by Rupert17See 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


14 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 29 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed