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 4

Monday August 10 at 10:25pm

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

Monday August 17 at 10:20pm

Goodbye China

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

Episode 1, Series 5

Monday August 24 at 10:20pm

Gently Northern Soul

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

Episode 2, Series 5

Monday August 31 at 10:20pm

Gently With Class

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

Episode 3, Series 5

Monday September 7 at 10:25pm

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.


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