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
- Martin Shaw is much older than a working policeman.
- 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): Gently and Bacchus only report to one Chief Constable, but in the 1960s, when the series is set, north-east England was covered by several polices forces, Durham County…
[show]Goof (factual errors): Gently and Bacchus only report to one Chief Constable, but in the 1960s, when the series is set, north-east England was covered by several polices forces, Durham County Constabulary, Sunderland Borough Police, Gateshead Borough Police, South Shields Borough Police, Northumberland Constabulary, Newcastle upon Tyne City Police, and Tynemouth Borough Police.