BBC crime drama about Edinburgh detective John Rebus, who tracks murderers and other thugs in tales based on Scottish novelist Ian Rankin's books.
Premiered: April 26, 2000
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Gallery owner Edward Marber is found murdered on Calton Hill the night after an exhibition. Rebus is assigned to the case and initial suspicions lie with embittered artist and a taxi driver whose cab the victim traveled a few hours before his death.
When small-time criminal Sammy McNally blows his head off at the offices of investment banker Andrew Hammill, Rebus is convinced there's more at stake than a straightforward suicide. Rebus's investigations reveal a connection.
An unidentified body has been discovered in the grounds of Macintosh House Hotel.
Three boys are shot at a school and ex-SAS PE teacher Lee Hartman lies in the same room with a hole in his head and a gun in his hand. Rebus is troubled by inconsistencies at the crime scene.
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- Premiered: April 26, 2000
- Rating: TV-14
- Premise: BBC crime drama about Edinburgh detective John Rebus, who tracks murderers and other thugs in tales based on Scottish novelist Ian Rankin's books. (more)