A BBC thriller starring Greenock actor Martin Compston has been revealed as its biggest launch of the year so far.

The Nest, in which Martin played property tycoon Dan Docherty and filmed his scenes on the Clyde coast, started with an average of nine million viewers.

Piers Wenger, controller of BBC Drama, said: “The word of mouth has been fantastic and we hope the drama will reach many more viewers through iPlayer.

"Our thanks go to our superb directors, cast and crew."