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Vera 

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Series (2011– )
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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Brenda Blethyn ...  DCI Vera Stanhope / ... 40 episodes, 2011-2020
Jon Morrison Jon Morrison ...  DC Kenny Lockhart 39 episodes, 2011-2020
Riley Jones Riley Jones ...  DC Mark Edwards / ... 30 episodes, 2011-2020
Kenny Doughty ...  DS Aiden Healy 24 episodes, 2015-2020
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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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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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UK

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English

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2011 (UK) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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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 »

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Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 6 August 2019 (2019) See more »

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Frumpy and fabulous
3 November 2015 | by MolongirlSee all my reviews

What a relief to have a good detective series back on the tele that doesn't rely on bad language, bad acting, shock topics and model style looks of the main character. Blenda Blethyn, with her "pet"s and "luv"s is just delightful as the down to earth, emotionally damaged but very clever detective Vera. She allows herself to be stripped back to basics, dressed in frumpy clothes, often shot at unflattering angles, and by doing so "becomes" Vera. As for Vera herself, what a woman to work with! I don't think I'd last long if I were poor old Kenny but the fact that everyone does stick around and work well together getting good results shows that Vera, although in all appearances is so ordinary, she really is extraordinary.


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