Everyone wants a Georgian property, right? Purves and Pekkala are two slightly sinister architects who are fed up with doing Edinburgh kitchen conversions. When a developer hires them to transform an actual building, they see their moment to enter architecture’s big league. But there’s someone in the way. Archie Linklater, the head of Historic
Scotland is their nemesis - a posh fuddy-duddy for whom modernism never happened, a ghastly gatekeeper who has NEVER let the Edinburgh-built environment enter the 21st century. When Archie Linklater is found dead at the bottom of a Playfair Church - did he fall, or was he pushed?
NEW TOWN is a dark comedy about how far an architect will go for the sake of architecture.