A topical and hard-hitting thriller by Gold Dagger award-winner Ian Rankin, dramatised by Roger Danes.
Political corruption and insider dealing are uncovered as hard-boiled Edinburgh detective John Rebus explores the dark underbelly of modern Scotland.
With Alexander Morton and Caroline Loncq.
Director Gaynor Macfarlane
The maverick Edinburgh detective probes political corruption and insider dealing. Ian Rankin's thriller stars Alexander Morton.
The maverick Edinburgh detective probes political corruption and insider dealing.
The detective probes political corruption and insider dealing.
Stars Alexander Morton.
A dramatic car chase ends in death and sparks an investigation by Detective Inspector Rebus that plunges deep into the very heart of local government.
Ian Rankin's hard-hitting thriller uncovers a dark underbelly of 1990s Scotland in his probe of political corruption and insider dealing.
Starring Alexander Morton as John Rebus, James Bryce as DI Flowers, Sarah Collier as DCI Gill Temple and Crawford Logan as Chief Superintendent Watson.
Ian Rankin OBE is one of Britain's most successful crime writers. The Crime Writers' Association awarded him its prestigious Gold Dagger Award in 2005.
Dramatised by Roger Danes.
Producer: Gaynor MacFarlane
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.