McLevy The Collected Editions: Series 3 & 4

  • by David Ashton
  • Narrated by Brian Cox, full cast, Siobhan Redmond
  • 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Brian Cox stars as the Victorian detective in a further nine episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series.
Inspired by the real-life memoirs of one of Scotland's first policemen, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland.
'Behind the Curtain': A theatrical landlady receives a chilling death threat.
'A Voice from the Grave': Summertime, and the heat is on as McLevy tracks a brutal killer.
'The Dark Shadow': A jewel theft brings an infamous criminal within McLevy's grasp.
'Servant of the Crown': The detective joins Her Majesty's protection squad to hunt an assassin.
'A Piece of Cake': A top chef is the toast of the city - but burglary and murder are on the menu.
'The Sea Change': There's something fishy about the Fair's star attraction, the lovely Little Mermaid.
'Sins of the Fathers': A runaway bridegroom and a blackmailer spell double trouble for McLevy.
'The Devil's Disguise': The devil comes a-calling for the detective on Halloween.
'Christmas Special': McLevy stalks a supernatural thief who is haunting the streets of Edinburgh.
Written by David Ashton, these atmospheric radio dramas costar Siobhán Redmond as Jean Brash and Michael Perceval-Maxwell as Constable Mulholland.

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A crime series that stands out

It's the characterisations that make this series better than the average crime drama. The three main characters are written and played with real skill - plus McLevy and Mulholland are at times so very funny with their banter and bickering.
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- Christine

Keeping me entertained.

I'm growing addicted to this radio play series.

As I've said before, I was led to these plays because of my disappointing experience with the narration of the McLevy novels and the cast here do a much better job than Ashton on the novels.

Great plot lines, humour and characterisation - the stories have it all. I shall certainly continue with the series.
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- K

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-10-2015
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited