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It stars Jason Isaacswho had also narrated the abridged audiobook adaptation, as protagonist Jackson Brodie. Filming for the second series commenced in October Private investigator Jackson Brodie Jason Isaacsa former soldier and policeman, hides a deeply empathetic heart under his tough-guy exterior. He is unable to resist coming to the rescue and is a magnet for the bereaved, the lost and the dysfunctional. Intriguing, moving and funny, the character-driven stories conjure up a richly imagined world in which Brodie attempts to bring resolution to the victims of unexplained mysteries and comfort to the survivors of personal tragedies.
He is the ultimate survivor himself—a bruised optimist, compelled to help others. Assisted by his faithful colleague Louise Munroe Amanda AbbingtonJackson attempts to provide answers to those without hope of ever finding them any other way. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. DVD cover. Ashley Pharoah. While searching for a lost cat, private investigator and former policeman, Jackson Brodie takes on the cold case of a girl who went missing thirty years earlier. He is also talked into helping a grieving father find the man who murdered his daughter, and tracking down the niece of a mysterious seductress. In addition to his hunt for a killer and a long-vanished young girl, Brodie takes on another missing-persons case.Sign In.
Edit Case Histories — Jackson Brodie 9 episodes, Amanda Abbington Louise Munroe 9 episodes, Zawe Ashton Deborah Arnold 9 episodes, Millie Innes Marlee Brodie 8 episodes, Natasha Little Julia Land 5 episodes, Kirsty Mitchell Josie Brodie 4 episodes, Edward Corrie Marcus Stewart 4 episodes, Maarten Stevenson Archie Munroe 4 episodes, Rory Barraclough Young Jackson 4 episodes, Paterson Joseph Patrick Carter 3 episodes, Allan Lindsay Francis Brodie 3 episodes, Fenella Woolgar Amelia Land 2 episodes, Gwyneth Keyworth Reggie Teague 2 episodes, Adam Godley Martin Canning 2 episodes, Neve McIntosh Joanna Hunter 2 episodes, Sylvia Syms Binky Rain 2 episodes, Emilio Doorgasingh Minyawi 2 episodes, Keith Allen Richard Moat 2 episodes, Phil Davis Theo Wyre 2 episodes, Tom Goodman-Hill Neil Hunter 2 episodes, Dawn Steele Charlotte McGill 2 episodes, Marion Bailey Gloria Hatter 2 episodes, Aisling Loftus Lily Rose 2 episodes, Sheila Reid Ms MacDonald 2 episodes, Rose Leslie Laura Wyre 2 episodes, Neil McKinven Gary Moore 2 episodes, Simon Weir Paul Bradley 2 episodes, Morven Christie Michelle Moore 2 episodes, Orla O'Rourke Tatiana 2 episodes, Mark Prendergast Stuart Lappin 2 episodes, Brian McCardie Terence Smith 2 episodes, Shauna MacdonaldGoodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Case Histories by Kate Atkinson. The first book in Kate Atkinson's Jackson Brodie Mysteries series, called "The best mystery of the decade" by Stephen King, finds private investigator Jackson Brodie following three seemingly unconnected family mysteries in Cambridge.
Case one: A little girl goes missing in the night. Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random at The first book in Kate Atkinson's Jackson Brodie Mysteries series, called "The best mystery of the decade" by Stephen King, finds private investigator Jackson Brodie following three seemingly unconnected family mysteries in Cambridge. Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random attack.
Case three: A new mother finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making - with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband - until a fit of rage creates a grisly, bloody escape. Thirty years after the first incident, as private investigator Jackson Brodie begins investigating all three cases, startling connections and discoveries emerge. Get A Copy. Paperbackpages. More Details Original Title. Jackson Brodie 1. Jackson Brodie.
Cambridge, England United Kingdom.Louise vouches for Jackson,who is released,the real Andrew Jones killing himself,though a sinister link is established between him and an incident from Joanna's girlhood. Through Reggie's brother Louise's date with doctor Patrick Carter is interrupted when she has to attend at a train wreck,caused when an elderly woman driver died at the wheel and crashed her car on the line.
Jackson had Divorced ex-policeman Jackson Brodie works a a private eye on largely mundane cases until, by chance, he meets sisters Amelia and Julia Land. They ask him to look into the disappearance of their See photos of celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Leonardo DiCaprio before they hit the big-time, and revisit their earliest onscreen roles. See the full gallery. Title: Case Histories — Former soldier and policeman Jackson Brodie becomes a private investigator.
Jason Isaacs says he hates detective series, and yet he has proved in this BBC mini-series that he is one of the best detectives ever cast in a film. He has all the human qualities that so many of them lack, and his well-rounded portrayal is a triumph, in lifting detective stories onto a higher plane. It is impossible to praise Isaacs highly enough for his superb realisation of this sympathetic character who just happens, as a disgraced ex-policeman, to have taken up work as a detective.
The setting is the beautiful city of Edinburgh, exploited visually to the full. Edinburgh is above all the British city with the most magnificent vistas of them all, surpassing even Bath in that respect. The mini-series is based on some novels by a prize-winning Edinburgh-based writer named Kate Atkinson. This explains the fantastically complex and interweaving plots of the films, which go far beyond the normal intricacies of even the most elaborate scripts.
The rich tapestry which is thus woven is satisfying in a way that so much of television is not. This mini-series is thus an exemplar of what those of us concerned with quality should all hope for.
Three different directors Marc Jobst, Bill Anderson, and Dan Zeff helm the three double-episodes, and are uniformly excellent. The series was 'devised for television by Ashley Pharoah', who although he seemingly can't spell 'pharaoh' properly, is a well-known figure in British and American television.
The supporting performances in these tangled tales are all excellent. Two of the most charming are by the child actress Millie Innes, who is as winsome as they come and plays the daughter of Isaacs, and the teenager Gwyneth Keyworth, who plays a fascinating waif in the final story. Fenella Woolgar is, as usual, compulsively watchable in a harrowing character role, and Natasha Little as her glamorous sister manages to add extra twinkle and sparkle to a character who might have been flat in the script but got proper three dimensions in her portrayal.
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