Between Inspector Morse and Inspector Lewis, Kevin Whately was Jimmy Griffin in The Broker's Man. A former detective turned insurance fraud investigator, down on his luck, his marriage over, Jimmy takes whatever work he can get while trying to maintain his dignity in a corrupt world. In Series 1, he probes an international conspiracy, a poisoned water supply, and a car finance scam. With Peter Firth (MI-5) and Annette Ekblom. 3 mysteries, 2 DVDs, SDH.
Episode 1: Double Dutch
When a shipping container worth millions is stolen, ex-cop Jimmy Griffin is put on the case to investigate possible insurance fraud. The conspiracy runs deep, encompassing a ruthless Dutch crime ring and a string of murders, but Jimmy risks all to uncover it.
Episode 2: Dangerous Bends
A motorcycle and car collide on a village road, leaving one driver dead and the other limping from the scene. As Jimmy begins to look into the claim, he also takes on a lucrative water-treatment-malfunction case. Juggling the two won't be easy, as the stakes for both grow more dangerous.
Episode 3: Siege
His relationship with Sally finally on the mend, Jimmy joins his family on vacation. A small missing-firearms case presents itself, and he accepts it. But hiding the assignment from Sally won't be easy, especially with the volatile man at the center of the mystery hanging around.
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 288 minutes
Number of Discs: 2
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
"Excellent"-- The Sun (UK)
"Absorbing"-- Daily Record (UK)