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Inspector George Gently ()


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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... See more »

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  George Gently (25 episodes, 2007-2017)
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  John Bacchus (25 episodes, 2007-2017)
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  PC Taylor / ... (24 episodes, 2007-2017)
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  Rachel Coles (10 episodes, 2014-2017)
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  PC Tom Reynolds / ... (6 episodes, 2011-2015)
Don Gallagher ...
  Bob Anderton / ... (4 episodes, 2012-2017)
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  Gemma Nunn (4 episodes, 2015)
Melanie Clark Pullen ...
  Lisa Bacchus (4 episodes, 2009-2014)
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  China (3 episodes, 2008-2011)
Katie Anderson ...
  Leigh Ann Bacchus / ... (3 episodes, 2012-2014)
Christopher Connel ...
  PC Chris Stockdale / ... (2 episodes, 2010-2014)
Michael Hodgson ...
  Alec Powell / ... (2 episodes, 2012-2014)
Maria Tecce ...
  Isabella Gently (2 episodes, 2007-2017)
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  Walter Nunn (2 episodes, 2015)
Tim Dann ...
  Pathologist (2 episodes, 2010)
Chris Brailsford ...
  Asst. Chief Constable Gordon / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
Mal Whyte ...
  Chief Constable Lilley (2 episodes, 2009)
Barry John O'Connor ...
  PC (2 episodes, 2009)
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  Sam Draper (1 episode, 2009)
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  Cora Davidson (1 episode, 2009)
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  Comedian (1 episode, 2010)
James Acton ...
  Danny Shepherd (1 episode, 2011)
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  Peter Holdaway (1 episode, 2011)
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  Dolores Kenny (1 episode, 2012)
Ebony Buckle ...
  Ellen Mallam (1 episode, 2012)
Angelica Penn ...
  Bernie Henderson (1 episode, 2012)
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  Ronny Hanratty (1 episode, 2014)
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  Hannah Hawkes (1 episode, 2014)
Isabella Walters ...
  Little Girl (1 episode, 2014)
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  Petey Magath (1 episode, 2015)
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  Janice Ballard (1 episode, 2015)
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  Henry Blythely (1 episode, 2009)
Vin Welch ...
  Drinker (1 episode, 2010)
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  Hazel Holdaway (1 episode, 2011)
Jay Miller ...
  David Blackburn (1 episode, 2011)
Lee Armstrong ...
  PC Gavin Henderson (1 episode, 2012)
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  Carol Morford (1 episode, 2012)
Nicholas Lumley ...
  Dr. Arnold (1 episode, 2012)
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  Margaret Turner (1 episode, 2014)
Oliver Johnstone ...
  Scott Tanner (1 episode, 2014)
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  Megan Webb (1 episode, 2014)
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  PC Neil Sidwell (1 episode, 2014)
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  Jo Parker (1 episode, 2015)
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  Defence Counsel (1 episode, 2017)
Mark Lambert ...
  Corby (1 episode, 2007)
Sian Breckin ...
  Audrey Chadwick (1 episode, 2009)
Joe Duttine ...
  Patrick Fuller (1 episode, 2009)
Dean Logan ...
  Kevin (1 episode, 2009)
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  Jimmy Cochran (1 episode, 2009)
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  Mallory Brown (1 episode, 2010)

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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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  • George Gently (United Kingdom)
  • Inspecteur Gently (France)
  • George Gently - Der Unbestechliche (Germany)
  • L'ispettore Gently (Italy)
  • Komisario Gently (Finland)
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  • 89 min
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Trivia Alan Hunter's George Gently novels are set in East Anglia, around the area in Norfolk where he grew up, but the TV series is set in County Durham and Series 1 and 2 were filmed in Ireland. See more »
Goofs 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 »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode dated 1 October 2010 (2010). See more »
Quotes John Bacchus: [Gently and Bacchus are on the ground. Both wounded in the Cathedral shootout by Donald McGhee. Gently crawls over to Bacchus] I was - always on your side.
George Gently: I know. I'm sorry. I left you unarmed.
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