BBC viewers are loving the brand new crime drama Traces, however aren’t as comfortable in regards to the characters’ Scottish accents.
Throughout the premiere episode on Monday, viewers have been additionally thrilled to identify a well-recognized face – actress Laurie Brett who performed Jane Beale on EastEnders.
Laurie Brett stars within the new BBC drama, TracesCredit score: BBC
Brett performs the mom of lead character Emma Hedges (Molly Windsor) who’s working to deliver a killer to justice.
Set in Dundee, Traces first debuted on UKTV’s Alibi channel in 2019 and premiered on the Beebs this week.
The present’s official synopsis describes the present as set in Scotland contained in the world of SIFA (the Scottish Institute of Forensic Science) and likewise stars Line of Responsibility’s Martin Compston.
Whereas individuals have been enthralled with the primary episode, they could not recover from recognizing Brett and listening to her communicate in her native Scottish accent.
She performs the mom of lead character Emma HedgesCredit score: BBC
BAFTA award profitable actress, Molly Windsor, performs the aspiring forensic scientistCredit score: BBC
Line of Responsibility’s Martin Compston additionally stars within the gripping crime dramaCredit score: BBC
One Twitter consumer wrote: “Yay it’s Jane with a Scottish accent! #TRACES #Eastenders.”
And a second mentioned: “I’ve simply copped that the Mum was Ian Beale’s spouse in Eastenders and now I am unable to cease laughing #Traces.”
However not all people cherished the accents on the present, claiming they weren’t genuine to Dundee.
Compston who grew up in Greenock and the opposite Scottish actors, used their pure accents opting to forego trying the distinct Dundonian accent.
He makes use of his pure accent within the presentCredit score: BBC
One Twitter consumer wrote: “Love #Traces however I’ve no heard a #Dundee accent but.”
One other added: “Completely loving this drama . Good actors, nice storylines something involving Val McDiarmid is an absolute winner. Solely situation I’ve is there’s not truly a Hint of a Dundonian accent.”
And a 3rd mentioned: “I assumed somebody on this was doing a horrible accent on #Traces however no, he simply an Aberdonian.”
Traces tells the story of three compelling and really totally different feminine characters – Emma Hedges, Prof. Sarah Gordon, and Prof. Kathy Torrance – who use forensics to uncover the reality about an unsolved homicide case.
Folks cherished seeing Brett within the presentCredit score: Twitter
The world of EastEnders and Traces got here collectivelyCredit score: Twitter
However some followers weren’t proud of the dearth of an genuine Dundee accentCredit score: Twitter
However Emma, who’s learning at SIFA discovers the fictional case research in her course has a strikingly related and stunning hyperlink to her previous.
Emma’s sleuthing takes her into darker corners and unpicks an increasing number of secrets and techniques, it turns into clear that she ought to belief no-one.
Brett is greatest recognized for taking part in Jane Beale on EastEndersCredit score: Handout
BAFTA award profitable actress, Molly Windsor, performs Emma alongside Laura Fraser’s Prof Sarah Gordon and Jennifer Spence’s Prof Kathy Torrance.
Different spectacular actors on the forged record embrace: Michael Nardone, Laurie Brett, Morayo Akandé, John Gordon Sinclair, Joana Borja, Anna Leong Brophy and Neve McIntosh.
Traces’ six episodes air Mondays on the BBC at 9pm, with the complete sequence out there on BBC iPlayer.