The Dead Hour by Denise Mina and adapted by Chris Dolan was broadcast on 9th October 2009.
Glasgow, 1984 - Cub reporter "Paddy" Meehan follows the police to a domestic dispute in which a female lawyer has been beaten up.
Her partner at the house slips Â£50 into Paddy's hand and shuts the door.
Next day the lawyer is found murdered.
Paddy: Amy Manson
Billy: Stevie Hannan
Neilson: Simon Donaldson
Trisha: Cara Kelly
Gourlay: Laurie Ventry
Sean: Paul Thomas Hickey
JT: Finlay McLean
Kate: Patricia Kavanagh
Sullivan: Andrew Clark
Burns: Grant O'Rourke
Ramage: Mark McDonnell
Director: Bruce Young
Another adaptation, but a superior one. It's based on a novel which I haven't read but it's well done on its own terms.
I've got lingering symptoms of what's going around. Low energy for a while I'd guess.