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.
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In the United States, the series is broadcast on public television stations. Series One was also available in the U.S. for online streaming via the Netflix service. Series 1, 2 and 3 are available for online streaming via Amazon Video, Acorn TV (series 1,2,5-7), BritBox (series 1-3) and Hulu. See more