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Masterpiece Mystery: Case Histories
Sunday nights at 8pm
Watch online October 17-November 29
Case Histories, a trio of exciting mysteries based on Kate Atkinson’s bestselling novels, premieres on Masterpiece Mystery October 16.
Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter, The Patriot) stars as private investigator Jackson Brodie in a series of interlocked mysteries. Set in brooding, beautiful Edinburgh, the crimes are a mix of cold cases and fresh bloodshed that only a maverick ex-cop like Brodie can solve. Haunted by a past family tragedy, Brodie struggles to balance his personal and professional life while coming to the
rescue of the bereaved.
Episode 1 - Already aired
Jackson Brodie takes on the cold case of a girl who went missing thirty years earlier. He is also talked into helping a grieving father find the man who murdered his daughter, and tracking down the niece of a mysterious seductress.
Watch now at PBS Video.
Episode 2 - October 23
The only witness to a drowning, Jackson is on a search for the victim's identity when he meets a crime novelist caught in a road rage incident. So begins a strange journey that also involves the wife and dominatrix of a comatose crook.
Episode 3 - October 30
Jackson Brodie is injured in a train wreck and acquires a teenage sidekick who saves his life and insists that he return the favor by finding her missing employer. Also, while in the hospital, Jackson makes a startling declaration to a former police colleague.