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"Great performances and superb characterizations" --San Francisco Chronicle
"Great, bordering on brilliant" --Esquire.com
Tony®-nominated actor Martin Shaw (Judge John Deed, The Professionals) returns as Inspector George Gently, a grizzled London detective and grieving widower who finds new life--and new purpose--in Britain’s windswept Northumberland. In the mid-1960s, this remote region has just begun to feel the ripples of social and cultural change rocking the rest of the world, and Gently brings big-city smarts and unflappable judgment to his job. Teamed with brash young sergeant John Bacchus (Lee Ingleby, Nicholas Nickleby), he uncovers motives for murder in a once-tranquil place during a time of transition.
In these feature-length mysteries based on Alan Hunter’s popular novels, Gently and Bacchus delve into a family’s dark secrets and a university’s chaotic campus. The splendid casts include Daniel Casey (Midsomer Murders), Ruth McCabe (My Left Foot), Sarah Lancashire (Sons & Lovers), and Warren Clarke (Dalziel & Pascoe, Red Riding).
Excellent series. Not only are the stories engrossing, but the not-always-peaceful relationship between the two lead detectives (played by the great Martin Shaw and Lee Ingleby)... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kate M
This series features sophisticated plots, three-dimensional characters, and gripping stories. Very satisfying drama. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Sharon M. Bell
GEORGE GENTLY, Series 3. This is a British television series that debuted in 2007 on the BBC. The crime/drama/British mystery production has aired on PBS stations in the United... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Stephanie De Pue
Oh George! - he's such a great man - has integrity, intelligence, compassion and wit -- and his cohort could have been a BeatlePublished 12 months ago by Jak
My only complaint about the third season of George Gently is that it contains only two episodes, but what episodes they are. Read morePublished 13 months ago by J. R. Trtek
This series is well-plotted, a great mixture of drama and humor, and is set against the backdrop of the 1960's in northern England. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Tony's Mom
George Gently manages to be different. On the surface, it is similar: set in the 1960s, with a younger, more foolish detective assisting him.
How is it different? Read more