In an International Emmy®-nominated performance, Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter, The Patriot) plays Jackson Brodie, an ex-cop now trying to make a living as a private detective in Edinburgh. Tough but good-hearted, Brodie cant turn a blind eye to injustice and people in need. Although it does little to line his pockets, he finds himself investigating everything from lost cats to missing children and killers on the run. Based on acclaimed works by bestselling author Kate Atkinson (Life After Life) and seen on public television, Case Histories features sharp scripts, well-drawn characters, and a ruggedly beautiful Scottish setting.. A hard-boiled hero with a soft heart, Jackson Brodie is a former Edinburgh cop trying to make a living as a private detective. Based on the best-selling novels by Kate Atkinson, seen on Masterpiece Mystery!, set against picturesque backgrounds, the series stars the enormously appealing Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies), who describes his own character as crumpled, witty, self-destructive, noble and naughty. Collection includes Series 1 and 2. 5 episodes.
-Cast & crew interviews. Season One
Episode One: Case Histories, Part 1 Brodie gets a couple of new cases in quick succession. The first is for two sisters who want him to investigate the disappearance of their younger sister 30 years ago. The other case involves the distraught father of a murdered daughter.
Episode Two: Case Histories, Part 2 In addition to his hunt for a killer and a long-vanished young girl, Brodie takes on another missing-persons case. This time the absent youth is the niece of a woman he met in a bar, who secured his services through an unorthodox method.
Episode Three: One Good Turn, Part 1 On an early morning run along the coast, Brodie spots a womans body in the water but is unable to prevent it from floating out to sea. When the police appear less than enthusiastic about investigating, Brodie decides to do it himself.
Episode Four: One Good Turn, Part 2 Brodie has several questions to ponder: Why would a road rage attacker want to kill him and another bystander who witnessed the incident? What does the attacker have to do with a shady cleaning business? And how does it relate to the body Brodie saw in the sea?
Episode Five: When Will There Be Good News? Part 1 While investigating an apparently routine case of marital infidelity, Brodie falls into another jobtracking down a mother and her baby who, the husband claims, are staying with a relative.
Episode Six: When Will There Be Good News? Part 2 Brodie picks up a lead on the missing mother and child, and learns that the husband knows more than he has been willing to admit. Brodie also discovers why one of his clients has been so desperate to find his wife.
Episode 1: Started Early, Took My Dog Brodie agrees to help an Australian woman who was given up for adoption find her real parents back in Edinburgh. His investigation leads him to a 35-year-old secret that has darkened the lives of everyone involved in it. Brodie must decide if this is a time to let the law take its course or do what he thinks is best for a child.
Episode 2: Nobody's Darling A young woman hires Brodie to see if her fiancé is cheating on herand during his inquiries he is also hired by the man's ex-mother-in-law, who suspects the fiancé of murdering her daughter. As a straightforward investigation turns into a cold case, matters get more complicated on the domestic front when Brodie's daughter, Marlee, moves in with him.
Episode 3: Jackson and the Women Brodie takes on two new cases. In one, a teenage boy asks him to discover what really happened to his mother, who was murdered on Christmas Eve when he was three, and in the other, a family hires him to locate their missing 19-year- old daughter. What he discovers in both is painful for all concerned but at least provides two young people with a chance of moving forward.. Jason Isaacs... Jackson Brodie (9 episodes, 2011-2013)
Amanda Abbington... DC Louise Munroe / ... (9 episodes, 2011-2013)
Zawe Ashton... Deborah Arnold (9 episodes, 2011-2013)
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... Marcus Stewart (4 episodes, 2011)
Maarten Stevenson... Archie Munroe (4 episodes, 2011)
Rory Barraclough... Young Jackson (4 episodes, 2011-2013)
Allan Lindsay... Francis Brodie (3 episodes, 2011)
Paterson Joseph... Patrick Carter (3 episodes, 2011-2013)