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"Great performances and superb characterizations" --San Francisco Chronicle
Bringing an air of world-weary dignity to his role, Martin Shaw (Judge John Deed, The Professionals) returns as Inspector George Gently, a former Scotland Yard sleuth now tracking murderers in Britain’s North Country. Far from London, these once-quiet counties are just beginning to feel the social and political changes of the 1960s. The menacing crimes test even Gently’s big-city experience and hard-won wisdom. And his impulsive young protégé, Sergeant John Bacchus (Lee Ingleby, Nicholas Nickleby), tests nearly all of his patience.
This series finds Gently and Bacchus confronting sex-club entrepreneurs, corrupt politicians, gangs, and more. The first-rate supporting casts include Tim McInnerny (Blackadder), Nicholas Jones (Kavanagh QC), Mark Williams (Harry Potter), and Andrew Lee Potts (Primeval). Based on the long-running series of novels by Alan Hunter, these feature-length modern dramas teem with intrigue, wit, and style.
Policing in the in the 1960's. Some of the things they get away with! I wish American television was this good. Get it. You won't regret it.Published 29 days ago by Chai Matthews
GEORGE IS ALWAYS A PLEASURE TO WATCH. GREAT ACTING AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORS. CAN'T BEAT THIS SERIES, GENTLY IS A WINNER!Published 9 months ago by RONRONN
I must confess that I'm not a huge devotee of British mystery series, but George Gently, based on a slew of novels by the late Alan Hunter, hooked me from the start. Read morePublished 12 months ago by J. R. Trtek
I'm a big fan of George Gently. A really good British detective series set in the 60s and very authentic. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jill Hughes