Detective drama set in 1968. Gently and Bacchus awaken to the consequences of casual racism after a young girl is murdered at a Northern Soul all-nighter.
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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|George Gently||Martin Shaw|
|John Bacchus||Lee Ingleby|
|Ambrose Kenny||Eamonn Walker|
|Carol Morford||Lenora Crichlow|
|Matilda Braithwaite||Maggie O'Neill|
|Dolores Kenny||Pippa Bennett-Warner|
|Gary Watts||Craig Conway|
|Charlie Watts||Philip Correia|
|Joseph Kenny||Gary Carr|
|PC Taylor||Simon Hubbard|
|Alfred Braxton||Cliff Lee|
|Bernie Watts||John Bowler|
|Mrs Stubbs||Tracy Whitwell|