It's 1966 and the world is changing fast... Martin Shaw plays one of the unsung heroes of detective fiction, Inspector George Gently, whose passionate investigations reveal the dark underbelly of a society on the cusp of change. Set in an idyllic coastal village in Northumberland, 1966. When the body of a loose young woman is found murdered Gently and Bacchus find themselves investigating a family with unimaginable secrets. Initially it appears that the woman's estranged husband, and father of young daughter, is responsible for the killing. But as they further investigate this disturbed family they discover a far more alarming truth.
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And you don't have anybody, do you? Why is that then? Married to the job?
I'm alone. I'm not lonely.
Or would it be disloyal? Two years since she died.
I just hate the idea of you being lonely, George.
References Dr. Who and the Daleks
The Farmer in His Den
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