Britain,1964: Inspector George Gently is one of few good men at Scotland Yard, his sense of duty a rare thing where police and criminals are closer to being the same thing; when drugs are about to change the face of policing and youth is on the brink of a social and sexual revolution, and his pursuit of criminals has lead to his wife's death.
Last Episode07x04 Son of a Gun Aired: May. 20, 2015
Following an armed robbery, Gently seeks to find the armed gang and bring them to justice before more innocent people are shot.
Inspector George Gently: Season 1, Episode #1 - Pilot - Gently's Last Case
Following the murder of his wife by notorious gangster Joe Webster, Inspector Gently is pondering retirement.…
Inspector George Gently: Season 1, Episode #2 - Burning Man
A man’s body is found near RAF Huxford, burnt to a crisp. The only evidence at the scene of the crime is a ring…
Series Fun Facts
- This pilot and the subsequent series moved the setting of the stories to Northumberland and County Durham, instead of the Norfolk as it was in the books.
- Alan Hunter (VI)'s George Gently novels are set in East Anglia, around the area in Norfolk where he grew up, but the TV series is set in County Durham and Series 1 and 2 were filmed in Ireland.
- Goof (factual errors): Discussing homosexual offences, Gently says the Labour Party had promised to decriminalise them if elected. Actually they never did, the 1967 Sexual Offences Act was a…
[show]Goof (factual errors): Discussing homosexual offences, Gently says the Labour Party had promised to decriminalise them if elected. Actually they never did, the 1967 Sexual Offences Act was a private members bill (not a government bill) introduced by the Earl of Arran, and almost a copy of the bill he first proposed in 1961.