Argyle House becomes the fictional “Lothian” police headquarters for the TV adaptation of Irvine Welsh

Locals were confused when they discovered Lothian Police Headquarters in Argyle House that weekend

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However, it has been announced that the fictional “Lothian” police headquarters at Argyle House have been set up for an exciting new series on BritBox that will be an adaptation of Irving Welsh’s crime thriller.

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The fictional Police Headquarters “Lothian” was created at Argyle House for an exciting new series on BritBox that will be an adaptation of Irving Welsh’s detective novel.

The best-selling thriller novel about missing people was published in 2008 by the Leith-born writer and is the sequel to Filth, which was previously adapted for the film.

Crime follows the story of DI Ray Lennox fighting his own personal demons and a child murder case that he previously worked on.

If he is to investigate a school girl’s disappearance, he must put his own problems aside to seek the truth.

Dougray Scott, best known for his roles in Mission: Impossible 2, My Week with Marilyn and Batwoman, will play the concerned detective.

Joanna Vanderham will appear as DS Amanda Drummond, Angela Griffin as Trudi Lowe, Ken Stott as Chief Superintendent Bob Toal and Jamie Sives as Detective Inspector Dougie Gillman.

Welsh adapted the script himself and after several film adaptations, this will be the first time his work has been converted into a TV series.

Filming for the six-part series began on April 29th in Edinburgh and Glasgow and is expected to last 12 weeks.

Crime will air later in 2021 and is slated exclusively on BritBox for fall or winter.

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