"Crimes of the Past" ( English Case Histories ) is a British drama television series based on the detective novels of the English writer Kate Atkinson . In the role of the protagonist of the series starred British actor Jason Isaacs  .
|Genre||Drama , Detective|
|Composer||John E. Keane|
|A country||Great Britain|
|Number of seasons||2|
|Number of series||9|
|Location||Edinburgh , Scotland , |
|On the screens||June 5, 2010 - June 2, 2013|
The action of the film takes place in Edinburgh , where the series itself was filmed.  The premiere of the first season was held in June 2011 on the British television channel BBC1 and in October of the same year on the American television channel PBS . The second season began in 2013  .
- Jason Isaacs - Jackson Brody
- Amanda Abbington - Louise Manrou
- Kirstie Mitchell - Josie Brody (Series 1)
- Zave Ashton - Debora Arnold
- Millie Innes - Marlia Brody
- Natasha Little - Julia Land
- Dawn Steele - Charlotte McGrill (Series 2)
List of episodes
Season 1 (2011)
In the series, each episode of the first season consisted of 2 parts. The first part of the episode came out on Sunday, and the second - on Monday on BBC One at 21.00. However, on the PBS television channel , the series was presented in three 2-hour episodes.  
|No||#||Episode title||Producer||Screenwriter||release date||Viewers in|
(million people) 
|one||one||Case Histories - Part 1||Mark Jobst||Ashley pharoah||June 5, 2011||6.42|
|A former policeman, and now a private detective Jackson Brody takes up the case of a little girl who disappeared 30 years ago.|
|2||2||Case Histories - Part 2||Mark Jobst||Ashley pharoah||June 6, 2011||5.56|
|Jackson decides to help the mysterious stranger to find his niece.|
|3||3||"One Good Turn" - Part 1||Bill anderson||Kate Atkinson |
|June 12, 2011||4.91|
|four||four||"One Good Turn" - Part 2||Bill anderson||Kate Atkinson,|
|June 13, 2011||4.88|
|Jackson reveals the dark secrets of the rich man and investigates the death of Russian girls.|
|five||five||"When Will There Be Good News?" - Part 1||Dan Zeff||Peter Harness||June 19, 2011||5.03|
|6||6||"When Will There Be Good News?" - Part 2||Dan Zeff||Peter Harness||June 20, 2011||5.00|
|Jackson is trying to find Joanna Hunter before something bad happens.|
Season 2 (2013)
In October 2011, two 2-hour episodes were confirmed by the creators of the series.  In September 2012, the BBC reported that three 90-minute episodes are scheduled for the second season. The first episode is based on Kate Atkinson ’s novel “ A Little Light, with a Dog Together ” .  Original scripts are written for the second and third episodes.  The filming of the second season was also held in Edinburgh, in mid-October 2012. The show returned to television on May 19, 2013.
|No||#||Episode title||Producer||Screenwriter||release date||UK viewers|
(million people) 
|7||one||"Started Early, Took My Dog"||Kenneth Glenaan||Peter Harness||May 19, 2013||5.47|
|eight||2||"Nobody's Darling"||David Richards||Emily ballou||May 26, 2013||4.15|
|9||3||"Jackson and the Women"||Keith boak||Debbie O'Malley||June 2, 2013||4.32|
|Jackson helps a young man find out how his mother died.|
The first season received awards:
- BAFTA Scotland - “The Best Television Drama” (produced by Helen Gregory , director Dan Zeff )
- Sputnik - "The best male role in a mini-series or a television movie " ( Jason Isaacs )
The second season was also nominated for BAFTA Scotland.
- Illar Millar, Paul (July 26, 2010), Digital Spy , < http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tv/news/a250704/jason-isaacs-to-star-in -new-bbc-drama.html >
- ↑ Doyle, John (12 October 2011), "Expecting reviews", The Globe and Mail
- 2 1 2 Victoria Woods BBC One's Case Histories cast alongside Jason Isaacs , a September 2, 2012 article from the BBC Media Center
- ↑ Wiegand, David (15 October 2011), "'Case Histories' review: Rogue PI in Scotland", San Francisco Chronicle
- ↑ Lloyd, Robert (15 October 2011), "Television review: 'Case Histories'", Los Angeles Times
- ↑ 1 2 Weekly Viewing Summary (see relevant week . BARB .
- ↑ Full Cast & Crew on IMDB .
- ↑ Fletcher, Alex (October 13, 2011), Jason Isaacs 'Case Histories' BBC One , Digital Spy , < http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tv/news/a345361/jason-isaacs-case- histories-to-return-to-bbc-one.html >
- Hist Case Histories - The acclaimed BBC drama returns for a second series - Episode synopses , BBC, 14 May 2013 , < http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/mediapacks/casehistories/episodes.html > . Checked on May 21, 2013.
- " Crimes of the past ” (Eng.) On the Internet Movie Database