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
- 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.
- 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.
- May 2012. Filming of the 5th series draws to a close in Durham City.