Inspector George Gently

Series 7Tuesdays at 9.30pm from September 15


The perfect police partnership

It’s 1969 and Gently (Martin Shaw) and Bacchus (Lee Ingleby) are both suffering from their own physical and mental scars several months after the horrific shootings that nearly claimed their lives in Durham Cathedral.

As the series opens, Gently has been pushing himself to full fitness and is back at work, whilst Bacchus is still recuperating from his serious injuries in a police convalescent home...

Inspector George Gently has become an audience winner and while lovingly recreates the Sixties in perfect, nostalgic detail – and Martin Shaw and Lee Ingleby make the perfect police partnership, full of warmth, humour and attack. In this new series they discover they have different approaches to a world that is changing very fast.

Next on...

Episode 1, Series 3

Monday August 19 at 5:30am

Gently Evil

When the body of a young woman is found murdered, Gently and Bacchus investigate a family with unimaginable secrets. But the investigation reveals far more alarming truths.

Episode 2, Series 3

Tuesday August 20 at 6:00am

Peace And Love

Amidst the chaos Gently and Bacchus investigate the murder of a well-known left-wing academic, found dead in the docks.

Episode 1, Series 4

Wednesday August 21 at 5:50am

Gently Upside Down

Gently and Bacchus are thrown into the new world of pop and media celebrity when the body of a missing schoolgirl is discovered in a shallow grave.

Episode 2, Series 4

Thursday August 22 at 5:35am

Goodbye China

Gently and Bacchus investigate the suspicious death of Gently's old friend, China.

Episode 1, Series 5

Friday August 23 at 6:10am

Gently Northern Soul

Gently and Bacchus awaken to the consequences of racism when a young girl is murdered.

Episode 2, Series 5

Monday August 26 at 5:55am

Gently With Class

A beautiful young girl is found dead in a car owned by prominent local aristocrats.

Episode 3, Series 5

Tuesday August 27 at 6:00am

The Lost Child

Inspector George Gently and his offsider Bacchus are thrown into an emotionally-wrought case when a middle class couple's adopted child is kidnapped.

Episode 4, Series 5

Wednesday August 28 at 6:05am

Gently In The Cathedral

The final film in this series sees Gently's enemies from his London Met days coming after him. Gently becomes suspended from duty.

Episode 1, Series 6

Thursday August 29 at 5:55am

Gently Between The Lines

Gently is surprised to learn of Bacchus's resignation, and tries to help him.

Episode 2, Series 6

Friday August 30 at 6:10am

Blue For Bluebird

Gently and Bacchus investigate the staff and holidaymakers at a family holiday camp.

Episode 3, Series 6

Monday September 2 at 5:50am

Gently With Honour

Gently and Bacchus delve into army secrets when a young former soldier commits a murder.

Episode 4, Series 6

Tuesday September 3 at 6:05am

Gently Going Under

Gently and Bacchus explore the tensions in the once-thriving colliery town of Burnsend.

Episode 1, Series 7

Wednesday September 4 at 6:05am

Gently With The Women

A woman's body us found, brutally attacked. Gently wants to catch the killer.

Episode 2, Series 7

Thursday September 5 at 5:55am

Breathe In The Air

When a woman commits suicide, there are too many details that don't add up.

Episode 3, Series 7

Friday September 6 at 6:05am

Gently Among Friends

Gently suspects murder when a man supposedly throws himself off the Tyne Bridge.

Episode 4, Series 7

Monday September 9 at 5:45am

Son Of A Gun

Gently's latest investigation takes him into the world of skinheads.

Episode 1, Series 8

Tuesday September 10 at 5:45am

Gently Liberated

Newcastle 1970. DCI Gently re-opens Bacchus old case of a woman convicted of her husband''s murder. Will he expose a miscarriage of justice or jeopardise his reputation?

Episode 2, Series 8

Wednesday September 11 at 5:40am

Gently And The New Age

DCI Gently's last case leads to political intrigue, corruption and tests him to his core. When the team faces mortal danger, how will they survive?


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