Gently Evil

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Crime drama set in an idyllic coastal village in Northumberland, 1966. When the body of a 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 her young daughter, is responsible for the killing. But as they further investigate this disturbed family, they discover a far more alarming truth.

  • Photo: Gently, Bacchus and Darren Paige

    Photo: Gently, Bacchus and Darren Paige

    Inspector George Gently and John Bacchus talk to the uncle (Shaun Dooley) of a young woman who's been murdered.

  • Photo: George Gently and Lisa Bacchus

    Photo: George Gently and Lisa Bacchus

    John Bacchus grows jealous of George when he discovers how close the Inspector is becoming with his wife, Lisa.

  • BBC TV blog

    BBC TV blog

    Simon Hubbard, who plays PC Taylor in Inspector George Gently, writes about the new series, the guest stars, the new look for the programme, and what it means to be back home in north-east England.

    Read Inspector George Gently: Returning home to Durham


George Gently
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus
Lee Ingleby
Darren Paige
Shaun Dooley
Sarah Simmons
Neve McIntosh
Daniel O'Hara
Max Osgood
Paul Kaye
Neil McManus
Greg Hemphill
Mr Williams
Jonny Owen
Mr Smith
Matthew Zajac
Tim Dann
Jack McBride
Chris Connel


Behind the Scenes Interviews

Meet the characters

Find out what makes Gently and Bacchus tick by watching interviews with the cast.

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