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Irvine Welsh’s ‘Crime’ – get your first look at the BritBox series starring Dougray Scott

The trailer has arrived for Irvine Welsh’s ‘Crime’, which will be coming to BritBox on 18th November 2021.

The six-part series will be available as a box set exclusively to stream on BritBox. It stars Dougray Scott (‘Mission: Impossible 2’) as Detective Inspector Ray Lennox, Joanna Vanderham (‘Warrior’) as DS Amanda Drummond, Angela Griffin (‘Harlots’) as Trudi Lowe, Ken Stott (‘The Dig’) as Chief Superintendent Bob Toal and Jamie Sives (‘Guilt’) as Detective Inspector Dougie Gillman.

“They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions, not in my mind…” Prepare to enter the dangerous world and troubled mind of Detective Inspector Ray Lennox, a man engaged in a disturbing battle with his own demons, through the demanding and very public medium of serious crime investigations.

‘Crime’ is the story of Ray Lennox in a city on the edge of the abyss. Lennox is a man whose clear sight is not always a blessing. A girl goes missing. A town is in fear. A police department fights with itself. A hero is lost; tortured by his own demons and all the while, watching, waiting, a brutal killer is poised to strike.

‘Crime’ is set in Edinburgh and directed by James Strong (‘Broadchurch’, ‘Vigil’) and David Blair (‘Isolation Stories’, ‘The Barking Murders’). It is being produced by for Buccaneer Media and Off Grid Film and TV.

Based on his best-selling novel, ‘Crime’ is adapted by Irvine Welsh alongside his long-standing screenwriting partner Dean Cavanagh (‘Creation Stories’). Executive producers are Irvine Welsh, Dean Cavanagh, Dougray Scott, Tony Wood, Richard Tulk-Hart, Pamela Hansson and James Strong.

Irvine Welsh’s ‘Crime’ premieres Thursday 18th November on BritBox

Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip is the Editor of Entertainment Focus and the Managing Director of agency Piñata Media.

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