Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope is obsessive about her work and driven by her own demons. If she's lonely she doesn't show it and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and courage. Her trusted and long suffering colleague is Sergeant Joe Ashworth. Together they approach every new case with unparalleled gusto and professionalism.
Series Fun Facts
- As Brenda Belthyn was born in 1946, in her Role as DCI Vera Stanhope she is playing a character much younger than her true age, who would have long since been retired from the police force.
- In the beginning of episode one of season three a young brunette drew a smiley face on steamed glass. After she is shown dead the smiley face is shown again with an angular drip running…
[show]In the beginning of episode one of season three a young brunette drew a smiley face on steamed glass. After she is shown dead the smiley face is shown again with an angular drip running through some of it. It, suspiciously, resembles the smiley button with a blood streak from "The Watchman".
- The sixth series of Vera was filmed on the A68 outside the tone Inn, on top of Wannie Crags where the wind turbines are, on the Otterburn firing range.