Scenes for Survival | John Rebus: The Lockdown Blues

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27 May 2020

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An exclusive new Rebus short from Ian Rankin, starring Brian Cox as the irascible detective inspector and directed by Cora Bissett.

Weeks into lockdown and imprisoned at home, his only distant link to the outside world coming through infrequent visits from his long-standing colleague Siobhan, an ageing Inspector Rebus reflects on his bizarre solitary confinement.

Produced by National Theatre of Scotland, in association with BBC Scotland, Screen Scotland, BBC Arts’ Culture in Quarantine project with support from Hopscotch Films.