- Format: DVD Region 2 for the UK
- Number of Disc: 25
- Genre: British TV Series,Crime Drama
- Starring: Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby
- Studio: ACORN MEDIA
- Release Date: 2017
What’s it about
In this acclaimed BBC detective drama based on the novels by Alan Hunter, Tony nominee Martin Shaw (Death in Holy Orders) stars as Inspector George Gently, an incorruptible cop transplanted from London to the North East of England in the mid-1960s. Gently and his cocky young prot¨¦g¨¦, Sergeant John Bacchus (Lee Ingleby, Line of Duty), together investigate menacing crimes and confront the social and political changes rumbling through the country.
This complete collection includes all 25 feature-length mysteries hailed as ¡°gripping¡± (TV Times, UK) with ¡°great performances and superb characterizations¡± (San Francisco Chronicle). Guest stars include Richard Armitage (The Hobbit trilogy), Phil Davis (Poldark), Kevin Whately (Inspector Lewis), Helen Baxendale (Friends), Mark Gatiss (Sherlock), Mark Williams (Harry Potter fi lms), Eamonn Walker (Oz), Jemma Redgrave (Bramwell), and Warren Clarke (Dalziel and Pascoe), with Lisa McGrillis (Hebburn) later joining the team as forward-thinking constable Rachel Coles. Mysteries and superb performances continue to make this ¡°one of the most successful detective dramas on British television¡± (Daily Express Saturday Magazine, UK). This set includes all episodes from series 1-8 as well as additional cast interviews and a behind-the-scenes featurette.