As Enoch Powell delivers his Rivers of Blood speech, disillusioned young people, black and white, come together to dance the night away to Northern Soul music at all-nighters. In Newcastle, their haven of equality is destroyed when a young black girl is murdered. Gently and Bacchus have their eyes opened to the shocking consequences of casual racism as racial tension spirals out of control, leaving a path of destroyed friendships, love affairs and families in its wake.
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Last series, Simon Hubbard - who played PC Taylor in Inspector George Gently - wrote about the guest stars, the new look for the programme, and what it meant to be back home in north-east England.