With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her team 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 (29 episodes, 2011-2018)
Jon Morrison ...
 DC Kenny Lockhart (28 episodes, 2011-2018)
Riley Jones ...
 DC Mark Edwards / ... (18 episodes, 2011-2017)
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 DS Joe Ashworth (16 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 DS Aiden Healy (13 episodes, 2015-2018)
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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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 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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Another excellent crime series from across the pond.
1 June 2016 | by (Georgia, USA) – See all my reviews

Just think of all the extremely well written, well made crime series from the UK and add this one to the list! Brenda Blethyln brings to life the whip smart, eccentric, disheveled inspector Vera. A bit like a female Columbo. Filmed in the desolate, spooky, dreary NE part of England that itself makes for the perfect backdrop for murder mysteries. A well rounded team of supporting actors bring it home. I only wish I'd found it earlier, but stumbling upon it in its sixth season makes for some wonderful evenings of binge watching! Not too many strong female DI leads are out there. Brenda Blethyln carries her part seemingly effortlessly. She's absolutely in the same class as Joan Hickson. One series not to be missed.


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