Advocates II
Character: DC Murray
Original Release: March 9, 1992 (UK)
Directed by: Peter Barber-Fleming
Written by: John Cooper
Produced by: Murray Ferguson
Distributed by: ITV network
Running Time: 60 minutes

A three part mini-series set in Edinburgh about Greg McDowell, a lawyer hired by a man accused of murdering his own wife. A serial killer might be the real culprit, so Greg investigates and puts his young girlfriend Sarah in danger.


Cast & Characters

Isla Blair (Katherine Dunbar), Ewan Stewart (Greg McDowell), Hugh Ross (Archie Hoseason), Michael Kitchen (James McCandlish), Hugh Fraser (John Naismith), Siobhan Redmond (Janie Naismith), James Fleet (Philip Jackson), Jack Fortune (Dominic Lawson), Paula Fraser (Susan Naismith), Seamus Gubbins (John), Bernard Horsfall (Lord Thornhill), Elspeth MacNaughton (Libby), Andrew Melville (Andrew Hanson), Alison Peebles (Vivien Liddell), Simon Scott (Porter), Rachel Weisz (Sarah Thompson), James Bryce (Pathologist), David Gallacher (Police Constable), Stuart Hepburn (DCI Michael Smith), Tex McCloud (Busker), David Meldrum (Morgan), Raymond Ross (Lord Armstrong), Finlay Welsh (Malcolm Davies), John Yule (Desk Sergeant), Lucinda Baillie (Viv's Secretary), Martyn James (Findlay), Frances Low (Mary Smith), Micky McPherson (Paul Lucas), Ronan Paterson (William Forbes), Jonathan Battersby (Riley), Sean Murray (Sam Coutts), Clive Russell (Inspector Ross)


Episode Guide
2x01 - "Episode #1.1" (original airdate: March 9, 1992)
Greg is assigned to represent a distinguished advocate accused of murdering his wife. Meanwhile, the police search for a serial killer after several street performers are found dead.
2x02 - "Episode #1.2" (original airdate: March 16, 1992)
Lord Turnhill (Bernard Horsfall) advises Katherine to oversee the McCandlish case; Sarah becomes a street performer; Hanson inexplicably resigns as McCandlish's advocate.
2x03 - "Episode #1.3" (original airdate: March 23, 1992)
A new advocate is appointed and new evidence concerning the killer surfaces in the conclusion of “Above the Law.”

Trivia
Filming Locations:
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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