Type
Scripted
Premiered
May. 01, 2011
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
120 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV TV Network
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Vera (UK)

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.

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07x04 The Blanket Mire Aired: Apr. 09, 2017

When the body of 18-year-old Mia Hinkin is discovered buried on the moors, DCI Vera Stanhope is forced to delve into the life and the secrets …

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ITV Renew 'Vera' For Season Five
ITV have announced, drama series Vera will be returning in 2015, for it's fifth season. The show will return with a new male lead, with Kenny Doughty joining the show as a regular. Season Five will have four new episodes based on the characters created by novelist Ann Cleeves. Filming will continue in the North East of England until Autumn 2014 and will be onscreen in 2015.

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  • 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.…
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    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. However, in S02E02 Silent Voices, we see that she was aged 10 in 1963, only making Vera Stanhope just 7 years younger than the actress playing her, Brenda Blethyn.
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  • Filmed in and around the North East of England
  • This show is based on the works of crime author Anne Cleeves. The stories (both books and television versions) are set in Northumberland and North Tyneside, where the author has lived for…
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    This show is based on the works of crime author Anne Cleeves. The stories (both books and television versions) are set in Northumberland and North Tyneside, where the author has lived for more than two decades. According to Cleeves (in interviews), the variety of the area and landscape gives the stories texture.
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