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Ian Rankin's maverick detective, Inspector Rebus, investigates an unsolved murder, with the help of a notebook full of coded clues. Dramatised in two parts by Chris Dolan.

1/2. Ian Rankin's maverick detective, Inspector John Rebus, investigates an unsolved murder with the help of a notebook full of coded clues.

Dramatised in two parts by Chris Dolan.

When DS Brian Holmes is left in a coma after being severely beaten, Rebus discovers his colleague's black notebook contains coded clues on a case involving arson and murder. Five years before, a mysterious fire burned down Edinburgh's seedy Central Hotel. All the staff and customers were accounted for but an unidentified body was found in the rubble. The post mortem revealed the victim had died from a bullet through the heart before the fire broke out.

Producer/director: Bruce Young.

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 17 Nov 2012 21:00

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Role Contributor
DI John Rebus Ron Donachie
DC Siobhan Clarke Gayanne Potter
Mickey Rebus Steven McNicoll
DS Brian Holmes Sean Biggerstaff
CS Watson Douglas Russell
Ringan Douglas Russell
Torrance Paul Young
Vanderhyde Paul Young
Kintoul Simon Donaldson
Calder Simon Donaldson
Angus Gibson Richard Conlon
Nell Shauna Macdonald
Marie Shauna Macdonald
Auntie Ena Anne Downie
Writer Chris Dolan
Director Bruce Young
Producer Bruce Young

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