Paddy Meehan is a feisty young Glasgow journalist looking for a break. When her ten-year-old cousin is charged with the brutal murder of a two-year-old, she defies her formidable boss, her tight-knit Catholic family, and the male-dominated world of Scottish newspapers to pursue the truth, putting herself in great danger and changing her life forever. Based on the novel by award-winning crime writer Denise Mina, starring Jayd Johnson (Dear Frankie), David Morrissey (The Walking Dead), and Peter Capaldi (Dr. Who). 4 episodes, 4 hrs, 2 DVDs, SDH.
Disc 1: Series 1
Paddy has a personal connection in the case of a missing two-year-old. As the story develops, Paddy believes it could provide a much-needed break in her quest to advance from copy boy to reporter, but her family has closed ranks against the paper-and her.
Paddy continues to investigate even after the case has taken a dangerous turn. Convinced of the accused's innocence, she is getting little support from her colleagues, her family, or her fiance. When Paddy uncovers a link to a past child murder, she soon realizes the risks involved with exposing the truth.
Disc 2: Series 2
Recently promoted to junior reporter, Paddy and McVie investigate a domestic disturbance call. When a lawyer turns up dead, Paddy starts to dig deeper, but the arrival of terrifying new editor-in-chief has shaken up the newsroom.
As the miner's strike drags on, Paddy continues investigating the lawyer's murder. The victim's sister sends Paddy some sensitive information and the brassscramble to kill the story.
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 240 minutes, plus bonus programming
Number of Discs: 2
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Rating: NR. Contains violence and coarse language.
"Excellent"--The Observer (UK)
"Joins the ranks of classy crime adaptations..."--The Guardian
"One of the best and most intriguing crime thrillers to be made in Scotland in a long time"--Sunday Mail (UK)
BAFTA Awards, Scotland Award Nomination for Best Actor/Actress - Television (Ford Kiernan, Slate North, 2013)
BAFTA Awards, Scotland Award Win for Best Actor/Actress - Television (Jayd Johnson, 2011)
BAFTA Awards, Scotland Award Nomination for Best Actor/Actress - Television (Peter Capaldi, 2011)
BAFTA Awards, Scotland Award Nomination for Best Actor/Actress - Television (Ford Kiernan, 2011)
BAFTA Awards, Scotland Award Nomination for Best Writer (David Kane, 2011)
Irish Film and Television Awards Nomination for Best Supporting Actress - Television (Bronagh Gallagher, 2012)