The series finale of Inspector George Gently will premiere on BBC One on Monday October 30th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Inspector George Gently is a crime drama set in 1960s Northumberland, about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred. The drama series is produced for BBC One by Company Pictures and stars Martin Shaw as Chief Inspector George Gently, Lee Ingleby as Inspector John Bacchus and Lisa McGrillis as Sergeant Rachel Coles.
In the finale, Gently And The New Age, begins with Gently giving evidence at The Old Bailey against corrupt police officers in the Met – his old enemies. It should be one of the final acts of his career, but he is asked to take on one last job by Lister, the head of a new Special Investigations Squad, which examines evidence against ‘bent’ coppers. Guest stars include Richard Harrington (Poldark, Hinterland), Adam Levy (Before I go to Sleep) and Steven Robertson (Trainspotting 2, Shetland).
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