The fifth season of ITV’s drama series Vera will premiere on Sunday April 5th at 8pm, it has been announced.
Based on the series of novels written by Ann Cleeves, Vera follows experienced Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope as she tries to crack some of the toughest cases in Northumberland. The drama series is produced by ITV Studios and stars Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison (High Times), Cush Jumbo (Torchwood: Children of Earth), Kingsley Ben-Adir (City Slacker) and Riley Jones.
Stella alum Kenny Doughty has joined the cast of Vera for its four episode fifth season as DS Aiden Healy, who replaces the new promoted Joe Ashworth (departing cast member David Leon). The opening episode follows Vera and Aiden as they investigate a mysterious death at a caravan park.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.