“Great, bordering on brilliant” —Esquire.com
“Splendid” —Los Angeles Times
In this acclaimed BBC detective drama, Tony®
nominee Martin Shaw (Death in Holy Orders
) stars as Inspector George Gently, an incorruptible cop transplanted from London to Northumberland in the mid-1960s. Gently and his cocky young protégé, Sergeant John Bacchus (Lee Ingleby, Place of Execution
), together investigate menacing crimes and confront the social and political changes rumbling throughout the country.
Based on the long-running series of detective novels by Alan Hunter, these 11 feature-length mysteries from Series 1-4 teem with intrigue, wit, and style.