Guilt. Image shows from L to R: Jake McCall (Jamie Sives), Max McCall (Mark Bonnar). Copyright: Happy Tramp Productions.


BBC Scotland comedy drama about a hit and run duo. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Mark Bonnar, Jamie Sives, Ruth Bradley, Sian Brooke and others.

Another series is in development.

Guilt. Image shows from L to R: Jake McCall (Jamie Sives), Max McCall (Mark Bonnar).

Series 1, Episode 3

Jake and Angie's blossoming relationship creates difficulties between the brothers, leading Max to take decisive action against his sibling.

Further details

Jake and Angie's tentative relationship hits a problem as he grows suspicious of his new girlfriend - but Angie manages to soften his worries. Jake wants to make things work but Angie gives him a reality check - they can't live off Jake's record shop, given that Max controls the finances. This gets Jake thinking: he needs to take action and break the hold Max has over him.

However, Jake's Leith Beats record shop is actually a front for a complicated - and illegal - financial scheme set up by Max. With Jake now asking questions, pressure mounts on Max from another, sinister, source. It appears a payday loans company is actually behind the investment in Jake's shop, which is really a front for a shady businessman, Roy.

Max is told in no uncertain terms to make sure his little brother continues to play nicely. Unable to control Jake, Max takes matters into his own hands - with shocking results.

Broadcast details

Thursday 7th November 2019
BBC Scotland
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Mark Bonnar Max McCall
Jamie Sives Jake McCall
Ruth Bradley Angie Curtis
Sian Brooke Claire McCall
Emun Elliott Kenny Burns
Michael Nardone Henry McKinnon
Ellie Haddington Sheila Gemmell
Moyo Akande Tina Hicks
Bill Paterson Roy Lynch
Henry Pettigrew Stevie Malone
Gregor Firth Archie
Noof McEwan Cameron Lovat
Gordon Brown Maurice
Guest cast
Tom Urie Gordie Gemmell
Sylas Szabolcs Victor Kuqo
Jenny Ryan Inspector Elaine Hill
Anneika Rose DC Nicola Bowman
Writing team
Neil Forsyth Writer
Production team
Robert McKillop Director
Jules Hussey Producer
Neil Webster Executive Producer
Kirstie Macdonald Executive Producer
Gavin Smith Executive Producer
Gregor Sharp Executive Producer
Neil Forsyth Executive Producer

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