Case Histories

Airing October 16, 23 and 30, 2011 on PBS   Check local listings

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Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter, The Patriot) stars as private investigator Jackson Brodie, the tough former soldier and policeman with a heart of gold, in this series based on the acclaimed novels by Kate Atkinson. Brodie, haunted by a past family tragedy, struggles to balance his personal and professional life while coming to the rescue of the bereaved, the lost and the dysfunctional in the Scottish city of Edinburgh.

Episodes of Case Histories

October 16, 2011 at 9pm
Episode One (based on the novel Case Histories)
While searching for a lost cat, Jackson 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.

October 23, 2011 at 9pm
Episode Two (based on the novel One Good Turn)
The only witness to a drowning, Jackson is on a desperate search for the victim's identity when he meets a crime novelist caught in a road rage incident. So begins a strange journey that also involves the wife and dominatrix of a comatose crook.

October 30, 2011 at 9pm
Episode Three (based on the novel When Will There Be Good News?)
Jackson is injured in a train wreck and acquires a teenage sidekick who saves his life and insists that he return the favor by finding her missing employer. Also, while barely conscious in the hospital, Jackson makes a startling declaration to a former police colleague.

Case Histories: Behind-the-Scenes Video
Stars Jason Isaacs, Amanda Abbington and author Kate Atkinson on the characters, filming in Scotland and more.

Case Histories Music
Get all the details on the haunting and memorable songs used in the series from artists including Mary Gauthier.

Q&A: Jason Isaacs
The Case Histories star sounds off on his character, being upstaged, and the real-life pain of playing a PI.

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