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McLevy: Complete Series 7 Audio Download – Original recording

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  • Audio Download
  • Listening Length: 2 hours and 54 minutes
  • Program Type: Audiobook
  • Version: Original recording
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited
  • Audible.co.uk Release Date: 9 Jan. 2012
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006WCGO0A

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These dramas by David Ashton set in 19th century Leith are truly first rate - if you can get to hear them using the Audible route.

The four primary characters:
- James McLevy - the hard as nails primary 'thief taker' in Leith with just a wee touch of mischief,
- Jean Brash - the owner of the best 'whorehoos'(upmarket brothel)in Edinburgh who makes the best coffee in the city,
- Constable Mulholland - McLevy usually loyal assistant with a lethal stick, and
- Lieutenant Roach (played by the writer) - McLevy's long suffering boss with a dry witt and a wee bottle of Malt in his office,
- play off each other to perfection.

If you like historic police dramas, the McLevy series 1 - 7 have it all : murder, larcony, kidnapping, fraud, revenge, arson etc etc. But the aspect I like best is the humour - often delivered by Brian Cox (but not always; the others get their share).
While the delivery is entirely straight and professional, you get the feeling that the cast had a lot of fun making these.

By the time you get to Series 7 the characters have developed significantly since the beginning, and those who dive in here without hearing the earlier six series will lose some background. But all the series are of a similar quality - super.
I have all seven and find them totally addictive. And I'm waiting eagerly to see as and when Series 8 and 9 also appear as downloads.

So why only three stars ? Well, it's because of Audible itself. Unlike the website that used to sell BBC drama, Audible surround their MP3 files with a whole wadge of extra 'security' which in my case meant I couldn't even open the files which I had bought (apparently my password is too complex).
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