Between Inspector Morse and Inspector Lewis, Kevin Whately was Jimmy Griffin in The Broker's Man. A former detective turned insurance fraud investigator, Jimmy takes whatever work he can find while trying to save his marriage and his dignity. In Series 2, he investigates a fire, searches for missing children, deals with his rebellious teenage daughter, and is suspected of burglarizing his own home. With Peter Firth (MI-5) and Annette Ekblom (Holby City). 6 mysteries, 5 hrs, 2 DVDs, SDH.
Episode 1: Pensioned Off
After a female police officer falls down the stairs at her station, she files a claim for sexual harassment, and Jimmy Griffin is given the case to investigate. He'll have to cut through the rampant sexism of the force if he has any chance of discovering what really happened.
Episode 2: Horses for Courses
Jodie goes to a rave with her boyfriend without her parents' permission, but is caught when the club goes up in flames. Originally attributed to a flicked cigarette, the inferno arouses Jimmy's suspicions when he finds out who the owner is.
Episode 3: Playback
Two kids vanish after a kayaking accident, but their bodies are never found. Months later, their parents are engaged in a public battle to combat the paltry sum they've been offered from the boating company.
Episode 4: Kith and Kin
A wealthy antiquities collector is robbed of several rare military medals and left with a ransom note for their return. Afraid of losing his possessions forever, he circumvents the police and asks his insurance agent to orchestrate the trade.
Episode 5: Keyman
When the board member of a construction conglomerate is shot dead in a brothel, "Godzilla" hires Jimmy to investigate a keyman insurance policy taken out on the man that stands to reward the company PS10 million.
Episode 6: Swansong
When Jimmy's home is ransacked by neighborhood thieves, he finds himself on the other end of the insurance game. Meanwhile, he's tasked with investigating an aging nightclub singer whose husband dies in a mysterious car crash.
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 305 minutes
Number of Discs: 2
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
"Immensely watchable"-- Daily Mail (UK)
"Excellent"-- The Sun (UK)