Irvine Welsh’s first TV series ‘Crime’ gets gritty first-look trailer

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh ’s first TV series, based on his 2008 novel Crime has released its first trailer.

The new show will stream exclusively on BritBox next month and the sneak peek showed fans the first look at Detective Inspector Ray Lennox, played by Dougray Scott.

Crime follows Ray Lennox as he investigates the disappearance of a school girl in the area whilst battling his own demons at the same time.

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Full cast of Irvine Welsh’s Crime

The gritty six-part series also stars Joanna Vanderham, Angela Griffin, Ken Stott and Jamie Sives, and has been adapted by Welsh and his screenwriting partner Dean Cavanagh.

A synopsis for the show reads: “ 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.

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“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.”

Irvine Welsh’s Crime premieres on November 18 on BritBox.


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