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Armchair Detectives


Armchair Detectives is a game show meets drama series in which three amateur sleuths try to solve fictional murders. The panel watch the events unfold, meet the suspects and piece together the clues.

Casting BBC TV Extras in Edinburgh

Uni-versalEXTRAS supplied extras and supporting artists for Armchair Detectives, a 20 episode crime drama game show. Armchair Detectives was filmed primarily in Tranent just outside of Edinburgh in Scotland. 

When watching Armchair Detectives, keep your eyes peeled for...

Police Officers, SOCO workers, Butcher Shop Customers and the Taxi Driver.

Production Details

Director: Various
Cast: Susan Calman, Stephen Billington, Sarah Baxendale
Production Company: Tiger Aspect Productions
Year of Release: 2017
Filming location(s): Edinburgh


  • I would like to say thank you for organising me the shoot days as a police officer for the Armchair Detectives show in Tranet. It was good fun and my first extra job in the UK. 

    -Renee  |  Armchair Detectives

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