Sat, May 27th, 2017
Fans of UK TV abroad can choose their preferred incarnation of Ian Rankin’s famous creation.
Asked what he thought of Hollywood’s treatment of his novels, James M. Cain used to point at his bookshelf. “They haven’t done anything to my books,” he would say. “They’re right there on the shelf”. Ian Rankin is reputedly less sanguine about ITV’s adaptations of his ‘Inspector Rebus’ novels, although the series have their fans.