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 (28 episodes, 2011-2017)
Jon Morrison ...
 DC Kenny Lockhart (23 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DS Joe Ashworth (16 episodes, 2011-2014)
Riley Jones ...
 DC Mark Edwards / ... (14 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Billy Cartwright (12 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Dr. Marcus Summer (12 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 DS Aiden Healy (12 episodes, 2015-2017)
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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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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". See more »

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Vera - prime crime!
12 August 2015 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I'll make this review short, English not being my native language.

This is a very very good crime TV series of the following reasons: * always an intriguing and interesting plot, that keep the suspense up all along.

* The characters are credible, and you get to know their personal challenges too.

* Blenda Blethyn really gives life too the main character, With conviction. She really is an outstanding actress, and gives life to Vera in a way that we really feel for her, and her lonely personal life.

* The only negative I can think of is the departure of her co-star David Leon. They really were a good match, and I miss his presence in the latest series.


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