Brian Cox stars as the Edinburgh detective in nine episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series.
Inspired by the real-life memoirs of a Victorian Inspector in Scotland, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland.
Pilot Episode: The detective's first adventure.
For Unto Us: McLevy goes on the trail of an ingenious cat-burglar.
The Trophy Club: McLevy tries to solve the murder of a prostitute.
The Second Shadow: The detective is distracted from his work by a woman.
The Burning Question: An unsolved murder brings vigilantes onto the streets.
A Good Walk Spoilt: A game of golf has desperate stakes.
Wild Justice A ghost from the past returns to haunt McLevy.
The Wild Spark: A tobacco warehouse goes up in smoke.
Stab in the Back: A hired killer roams Leith's dark alleys.
Siobhan Redmond co-stars as Jean Brash and Michael Perceval-Maxwell as Mulholland in these nine BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas.
David Ashton is a Scottish actor and writer. Trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, 1964-67, he has acted in a wide variety of film, television, theatre and radio roles. He has also developed a parallel career as a writer of fiction, film and television screenplays and plays for theatre and radio. His radio play The Old Ladies at the Zoo, which starred Peggy Mount and Liz Smith, won the Radio Times Drama Award in 1985.