With the BBC's newly announced crime drama, based in Scotland's north east, set for release in the coming weeks, many are eager to find out more.

The drama, which follows a newly appointed Police Scotland recruit as he adjusts to life in Aberdeen, is a three-part series hitting Scottish screens next month.

Much of the show has been filmed in Glasgow's East End at the Saracen Head in Gallowgate.

With many anticipating the arrival of a new Scottish drama, here is everything you need to know ahead of its airing.

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Who is starring in Granite Harbour?

The show is set to star Romario Simpson (who plays Lance Corporal David Lindo) and Hannah Donaldson (who plays DCI Lara 'Bart' Bartlett).

Romario Simpson previously starred in such shows as the BBC's hit series Noughts + Crosses and played a role in Disney's new Star Wars series Andor.

He is accompanied by Hannah Donaldson, who starred in Shetland, another Scottish crime drama as well as Murder Island.

What is the new three-part series about?

According to the BBC, the new police drama follows Lance Corporal David Lindo (played by Romario Simpson) as he arrives in Aberdeen as a new Police Scotland recruit.

This comes as he completes his final tour with the Royal Military Police and after his dreams of working at New Scotland Yard are dashed after being sent to the north east of Scotland.

He and his mentor, DCI Lara 'Bart' Bartlett (Played by Hannah Donaldson), a streetwise Aberdonian, are quickly thrown into the deep end as they investigate the murder of a well-known oil tycoon.

How to watch Granite Harbour

Granite Harbour is a BBC drama and will air on BBC Scotland, BBC Scotland HD, BBC One and BBC One HD.

The show will also be available on demand via BBC iPlayer.

Granite Harbour BBC release date

The Aberdeen-based crime drama will premier on BBC Scotland on Thursday, December 1 from 10 pm to 11 pm and air on BBC One on Friday, December 2 at a time still to be confirmed.

To find out and see other BBC shows, please visit BBC iPlayer.