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Deacon Brodie (BBC-1 1997, Billy Connolly, Simon Donald)

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Period drama. The true story of one of Scotland’s most notorious criminals, Deacon Brodie, who ruled the roost in 1870’s Edinburgh.

production details
UK | BBC One | 1×90 minutes | 1997

Writer: Simon Donald
Producer: Greg Brennan
Director: Philip Saville

cast
Billy Connolly as Deacon Brodie
Simon Donald as Andrew Ainslie
Ewen Bremner as Louis the apprentice
Lorcan Cranitch as George Smith
Patrick Malahide as Bilie Creech
Catherine McCormack as Annie Grant
Alex Norton as Alisdair Gilzean
Siobhan Redmond as Jean Brodie
Ralph Riach as Frances Jameson