The Sensitive

Offbeat thriller by Alastair Jessiman.

Police call in a psychic to help find a missing woman.

Thomas Soutar is adept at solving crimes - but is his extraordinary gift a blessing or a curse?

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01The Sensitive2006081120140722

Offbeat thriller by Alastair Jessiman.

Police call in a psychic to help find a missing woman.

Thomas Soutar is adept at solving crimes - but is his extraordinary gift a blessing or a curse?

By Alistair Jessiman. First in a series of off-beat thrillers about a psychic detective.

Police call in Thomas Soutar to help find a missing woman. Thomas is adept at solving crimes - but is his extraordinary gift a blessing or a curse?

02The Hanged Man2007112820140729

Alastair Jessiman's second play about a psychic who uses his gifts to help police investigations. Thomas Soutar discovers some unsettling connections.

Alastair Jessiman's second play about a psychic who uses his gifts to help police investigations.

Thomas Soutar discovers some unsettling connections between his own uncle's past and the murder of a young boy.

03A Possession2009030420140805

Alastair Jessiman's third play about a Glasgow psychic who uses his gifts to help police investigations. When Thomas Soutar agrees to help in the search for a music student who has been missing for a year, he becomes obsessed by the missing girl in ways that he had not expected.

Directed by Bruce Young.

Alastair Jessiman's third play about a Glasgow psychic who uses his gifts to help police investigations.

When Thomas Soutar agrees to help in the search for a music student who has been missing for a year, he becomes obsessed by the missing girl in ways that he had not expected.

Thomas....Robin Laing

  • carol....Patricia Kavanagh

    other parts played by the cast

    Alastair Jessiman's third play about a psychic who uses his gifts to help the police

  • guest house manager....John Paul Hurley
  • mr paris....james macpherson
  • mrs collins....juliet cadzow
  • mrs paris....Cara Kelly
  • mrs soutar....Sheila Donald
  • natasha....anita vitesse

  • 04A Nobody2010032420140812

    Alastair Jessiman's Glasgow psychic detective returns for a new and disturbing case.

    Thomas suffers a crisis of confidence when he is asked to investigate a potential serial killer. An old girlfriend, Kat, persuades him to take a break, but when they drive north for a few days, Thomas soon becomes convinced that they are being followed.

    Directed by Bruce Young.

    Thomas suffers a crisis of confidence when he is asked to investigate a potential serial killer.

    An old girlfriend, Kat, persuades him to take a break, but when they drive north for a few days, Thomas soon becomes convinced that they are being followed.

    Thomas....Robin Laing

    Kat....Daniela Nardini

    Young Man....Iain Robertson

    Mrs Soutar....Sheila Donald

    Crawford....Simon Tait

    WPC....Suzanne Donaldson

    05A Casualty Of War2011041920140819

    A woman missing since 1945 is seen in a deserted guest house. Glasgow's psychic detective investigates.

    Atmospheric thriller by Alastair Jessiman.

    A Casualty Of War is the latest in an occasional series of psychic investigations by the "Sensitive" - Thomas Soutar.

    Thomas's mother has been forced to close her guest house due to emergency building work. An old friend, retired hotelier Jack Cameron, offers her the use of his guest house, now lying empty. Reluctant to allow his mother to stay in the house alone Thomas persuades his girlfriend Kat to stay with them.

    Soon tensions become evident between Kat, Thomas and his mother. The house sits on a hill, isolated, cold and gloomy. Thomas senses a malignant presence - and he hears an old woman calling out for help. Even Kat detects a strange atmosphere, and one night Thomas's mother is sure she sees a face in her bedroom mirror.

    Thomas confesses to Kat that he's been fascinated by the "house on the hill" and its owner - ever since he discovered that Jack's mother had disappeared from here without a trace in 1945.

    Producer/director: Bruce Young.

    A woman missing since 1945 is seen in a deserted guest house.

    Glasgow's psychic detective investigates.

    A Casualty Of War is the latest in an occasional series of psychic investigations by the "Sensitive" - Thomas Soutar.

    Thomas's mother has been forced to close her guest house due to emergency building work.

    An old friend, retired hotelier Jack Cameron, offers her the use of his guest house, now lying empty.

    Reluctant to allow his mother to stay in the house alone Thomas persuades his girlfriend Kat to stay with them.

    Soon tensions become evident between Kat, Thomas and his mother.

    The house sits on a hill, isolated, cold and gloomy.

    Thomas senses a malignant presence - and he hears an old woman calling out for help.

    Even Kat detects a strange atmosphere, and one night Thomas's mother is sure she sees a face in her bedroom mirror.

    Thomas confesses to Kat that he's been fascinated by the "house on the hill" and its owner - ever since he discovered that Jack's mother had disappeared from here without a trace in 1945.

    Thomas....Robin Laing

    Mrs Soutar....Sheila Donald

    Kat....Julie Duncanson

    Jack....Paul Young

    Mrs Forbes-Brown....Edith Macarthur

    By Alastair Jessiman

    06The Protector2012051820140826

    Alastair Jessiman's gentle psychic detective returns for another investigation - one which will surprise him more than anyone.

    Thomas Soutar is asked to investigate the disappearance of a family friend. It's believed the missing man may have committed suicide. The voices in Thomas's head suggest a different explanation - but before he can solve the mystery he's shocked by a revelation about a secret hidden deep in his own past.

    Producer/director: Bruce Young.

    Thomas....Robin Laing

    Mrs Soutar....Sheila Donald

    Kat....Julie Duncanson

    Jean Harvey....Anne Downie

    David/Minister....John Buick

    07Queen Of The Dead2012122720140902

    By Alastair Jessiman.

    Glasgow's psychic detective returns for a new case. A grieving daughter finds hundreds of cassette recordings made by a woman obsessed with her late father, a Professor of English. Thomas Soutar is hired to trace the identity of the woman behind the tapes - who styles herself the "Queen Of the Dead".

    Producer/director: Bruce Young

    08Terma2013062520140909

    By Alastair Jessiman. The psychic detective returns in the first of two new cases (the second is tomorrow afternoon). A journalist goes missing after building up a dossier on a powerful crime family. Thomas is brought in by police to investigate his disappearance.

    Other parts are played by the cast.

    Producer/director: Bruce Young.

    Alastair Jessiman's psychic detective attempts to trace a missing journalist.

    09Black Island2013062620140916

    By Alastair Jessiman. In the second of two new cases for the psychic detective, Thomas and Kat go on holiday to the Western Isles. But Thomas is soon drawn into a dangerous game with a celebrated actor.

    Producer/director: Bruce Young.

    Other parts are played by the cast.

    10Underground Man - 12014050720140923

    1 / 2. Glasgow's disused underground tunnels are the hunting ground for an injured ex-soldier who threatens to kill three men he holds responsible for cheating him out of an inheritance. When one of the men under threat goes missing, Glasgow psychic, Thomas Soutar, helps police in their search - but Thomas and his girlfriend, Kat, soon find there's danger much closer to home. By Alastair Jessiman. The concluding episode is tomorrow.

    Other parts played by the cast.

    Producer/director: Bruce Young.

    11Underground Man - 22014050820140930

    2 /2. Two men are dead and the police are searching Glasgow's disused underground tunnels for their prime suspect, an injured ex-soldier. Psychic Thomas Soutar senses that danger is imminent - but the realisation comes too late to prevent his girlfriend, Kat, from disappearing. By Alastair Jessiman.

    Other parts played by the cast.

    Producer/director: Bruce Young.

    Thomas....Robin Laing

    Kat....Julie Duncanson

    Brodie....Simon Donaldson

    George....Finlay Welsh

    DI Crawford....Stevie Hannan

    Paul....Finlay McLean

    WPC....Sharon Young

    12Drama20160425

    1/2. By Alastair Jessiman.

    A religious retreat in the Scottish Highlands becomes the venue for the final investigation by the psychic Thomas Soutar. He travels north, accompanied by his girlfriend Kat, but they discover that the extreme views of their host have alienated many people in the community, and a quiet few days away become unexpectedly life-changing when Thomas feels the full force of local resentment and has a fateful reckoning with his psychic abilities.

    Other parts played by the cast.

    Producer/director: Bruce Young

    BBC Scotland.

    13Drama20160426

    2 / 2. By Alastair Jessiman.

    During a visit to a religious retreat in the Highlands, psychic Thomas Soutar is seriously injured by a hit-and run driver. He's convinced that the hit-and-run was attempted murder but that it was his host, Rollo Caldwell, who was the real target. When Rollo later goes missing, Thomas fears the worst and starts enquiries into what will prove to be his final case.

    Other parts played by the cast.

    Producer/director: Bruce Young

    BBC Scotland.