George Gently Series 1


George Gently Series 1

Award-winning actor Martin Shaw (Judge John Deed) stars in this new mystery series likened to Foyles War and Midsomer Murders. Stubborn, incorruptible old cop George Gently (Shaw) partners with a young ambitious protégé (Lee Ingleby, Nicholas Nickleby) to tackle cases in the North East of England during the turbulent 1960s. Based on Alan Hunters long-running series of detective novels, the show unfolds against the beautiful backdrop of rural Britain, a region just beginning to feel the rumbles of the eras social and cultural quakes. Guest stars include Richard Armitage (Robin Hood), Phil Davis (Vera Drake, and John Kavanagh (The Tudors).


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