The ninth season of Vera will premiere on ITV on Sunday January 13th 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 Silverprint Pictures and stars Brenda Blethyn, Kenny Doughty, Jon Morrison, Riley Jones and Ibinabo Jack.
The opening episode of the show’s ninth season, titled Blind Spot, explores the case of Joanne Caswell, a newly qualified HMP forensic psychologist working in Newcastle. When her body is found dumped on a landfill site far from home, Vera alights on the fact that Joanne had been looking into the crime of a former patient who had recently committed suicide. Vera must follow the trail that Joanne has left behind to uncover who might have had a motive to kill her. Peter Davison, James Atherton, Jodie McNee, Adrian Lukis and Paul Kaye guest star.
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