With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.
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Series cast summary:
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 DCI Vera Stanhope (24 episodes, 2011-2016)
Jon Morrison ...
 DC Kenny Lockhart (23 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DS Joe Ashworth (16 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Billy Cartwright (12 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Dr. Marcus Summer (12 episodes, 2014-2016)
Riley Jones ...
 DC Mark Edwards / ... (12 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DC John Warren (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
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The central character is Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope. Who 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. Written by Anonymous

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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. See more »

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Featured in Britain's Favourite Detectives (2014) See more »

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Love Vera
20 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Love this series...only downside is they make me feel cold! :-) The weather where it's filmed is terrible! So different from Southern California where I live. It's really great to see a smart mature woman as the lead. At least she's not a 20 year old blonde bimbo! Too many series in the US are full of the tall skinny blondes...boring! This is true of many of the British series that make it over to the United States. They are full of characters who look like REAL people and not Hollywood starlets or runway models. You see the same in "Scott and Bailey", another British TV series I really love. I wish we'd see more of British dramas and comedies. I'm sure I'm not alone in wanting the quality of programs the Brits put on. Keep up the great work.


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