Inspector George Gently (2007– )

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With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases.

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 George Gently (23 episodes, 2007-2015)
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 John Bacchus (23 episodes, 2007-2015)
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The show throws Chief Inspector George Gently into a maelstrom of murders and mayhem, whilst lovingly recreating the swinging sixties as it finally hits the North-East, in perfect and nostalgic detail. With his sidekick, the ambitious and undisciplined Detective Sergeant John Bacchus, they make the perfect police partnership, full of warmth and humour. Written by Anonymous

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In early 2010 the BBC announced it had secured funding from the North East Content Fund to produce additional episodes in the series. See more »

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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. See more »

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Season 5, Gently Northern Soul
11 February 2014 | by (Russia) – See all my reviews

It seems that a most interesting project can be ruined by political correctness if this political correctness becomes a sort of soviet propaganda. The actors are great, the characters of a wise inspector and his impetuous sergeant are impressive. But they are lost among the insupportable pathetic nonsense of how in post-war England stupid and intolerant white Brits harm black homosexuals and drug addicts (who naturally commit crimes against the law – sometimes, they also lie, drink and shag but basically in their hearts always remain very noble). I only hope that the script writers of this film got at least some bonus money as a reward from an African community responsible for smuggling illegal immigrants to Great Britain.


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