It was subsequently confirmed that this would be the final series, and it would comprise two featurelength episodes, set in 1970, inspector george gently seasons 18 dvd that have been written as a. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon. The series features martin shaw as the eponymous inspector, lee ingleby as. Martin shaw reveals very rude onset clash inspector george gently star martin shaw has opened up about filming the final series, revealing an unlikely onset clash. May 15, 2015, lee ingleby sgt bacchus tweeted that they are awaiting word from bbc 1 on whether there will be a series 8 and rumors suggest there will be, which is good news, indeed. Its 1970 and we return to northumberland for gentlys last cases in this final series. Inspector george gently is inspector george gently on. With the help of ds john bacchus, inspector george gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases. A relentless detective pursues notorious gangsters in 1960s britain in this adaptation of alan hunters inspector gently novels. Lee ingleby has said he would love to see a spinoff to crime series detective george gently. The official facebook home for british drama inspector george gently.
See more ideas about martin shaw, lee ingleby and detective series. The series lasted 46 novels with one new novel being published almost every year until hunters retirement in 1999. Bbc ones inspector george gently wont get renewed for season 9. Inspector george gently gently and the new age tv episode. Lee ingleby reveals hopes for george gently spinoff. If you are new to george gently, the complete series box discs is an amazing buy. Nov 26, 2014 inspector george gently filming in nov 2014 behind the scenes. Season 8 of this crime drama sees inspector george gently martin shaw pursue criminals in 1960s britain. Created by peter flannery, inspector george gently is a british tv series set in the 1960s and based on alan hunters 46 inspector gently novels.
The show throws chief inspector george gently into a maelstrom of murders and mayhem, whilst lovingly recreating the swinging sixties as it finally hits the northeast, in perfect and nostalgic detail. Awardwinning actor martin shaw judge john deed, the professionals stars as commander george gentlyan incorruptible, uncompromising cop transplanted from londons scotland yard to the north east of england in the mid 1960s. Oct 30, 2017 the first episode of the new series, titled gently liberated, is teased as gently and bacchus becoming involved in an investigation that may be a miscarriage of justice. Excited fans of the 1960sset bbc one show gathered to see the oldschool detective and his younger sidekick. Bbc ones inspector george gently wont get renewed for. The death of a young biker in england interests gently because its attracted the attention of joe webster his nemesis and the man responsible for his wifes death. Kevin whately talks about the final series of lewis lorraine duration.
A new season of firstrun episodes of the detective drama debuts with the incorruptible, uncompromising inspector george gently, who was transplanted from londons scotland yard to englands north country. The second character of the series is portrayed by lee ingleby. Martin shaw and lee ingleby from inspector george gently inspector george gently is a popular bbc one tv show, with six complete series seasons and a seventh scheduled for air in 2015. It might not be the best episode the show has ever produced, but its a strong ending and thats quite an achievement for a show thats been running for over a decade. Crime drama, set in the 1960s, about an oldschool detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred. The veteran northumberland detective martin shaw is struggling to come to terms with the changes heralded in by the new decade. Get ready inspector george gently fans, a brand new season starts sunday, december 20, 2015 at 10. In this new series they discover they have different approaches to a world that is changing very fast. Its the start of a new decade and edward heath has. Inspector george gently s6 bbc studios new zealand. Inspector george gently has become an audience winner and while lovingly recreates the sixties in perfect, nostalgic detail and martin shaw and lee ingleby make the perfect police partnership, full of warmth, humour and attack. Gently and his cocky young protege, john bacchus lee ingleby, line of duty, investigate brutal crimes.
Jul 28, 2017 listen to your favorite songs from inspector george gently series 8. It came full circle in this new episode, the first of two featurelength films. Nov 01, 2017 in the final season of the acclaimed bbc detective drama, tony nominee martin shaw death in holy orders returns as dci george gently, a brilliant and hono. Available on drama and uktv play, inspector george gently is set in the north east of britain in the 1960s. Alan hunter debuted his inspector george gently character in 1955 with his own debut novel, entitled gently does it.
It follows the familiar model foyles war, midsomer murders of a an older chief inspector with a younger protege. Lee ingleby as sergeant, later detective inspector john bacchus. The first episode of the new series, titled gently liberated, is teased as gently and bacchus becoming involved in an investigation that may be a miscarriage of justice. Listen to your favorite songs from inspector george gently series 8. Final series of the crime drama about an oldschool detective coming to terms with 1960s britain. Martin shaw on that shock inspector george gently ending. Inspector george gently filming in nov 2014 behind the scenes. Inspector george gently season 8 release date for 2017 is yet to be announced. Gently is getting ready to leave the force when he is approached with one last job.
Gently and the new age, we saw the inspector investigate a final case. Watch inspector george gently episodes, get episode information, recaps and more. When is inspector george gently on bbc one tonight. Inspector george gently to end after eight series radio times. New season of inspector george gently premieres on kcet. Crime drama set in the 1960s about an oldschool detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. In this acclaimed bbc detective drama, tony nominee martin shaw death in holy orders stars as inspector george gently, an incorruptible cop transplanted from london to the north east of england in the mid1960s. Filming for the eighth series began in january 2017. Rent george gently 2008 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. The episode, gently and the new age, brought this curmudgeonly, lastofhiskind man. Produced by company pictures, the show originally premiered on bbc one on april 8, 2007 and returned for season eight on may 21st, 2017 with its last and final series, which consists of two. The main character of the series is portrayed by martin shaw.
We need a decision about your retirement, said a slithery new assistant chief constable. The final series of the crime drama moves into the 1970s. Martin shaw is liberated as gently prepares to retire. Track inspector george gently new episodes, see when is the next episode air date, series schedule, trailer, countdown, calendar and more. Directed by 11 writing credits 14 cast 396 produced by 30. Inspector george gently also known as george gently for the pilot and first series is a british television crime drama series produced by company pictures for bbc one, set in the 1960s and loosely based on some of the inspector gently novels written by alan hunter. With martin shaw, lee ingleby, simon hubbard, lisa mcgrillis. The complete collection bluray you can watch it free on pbs masterpiece, but those broadcasts used to be edited for time and content ill post the comparative timings here as soon as they are available.
With the help of ds john bacchus, inspector george gently spends. Inspector george gently filming in nov 2014 behind the. Martin shaw is back as inspector george gently, a bythebook cop. Inspector george gently series 8 gently and the new age. Detective chief inspector george gently shaw, formerly of the london police, and detective sergeant john bacchus lee ingleby, his hothead trainee. He acts as inspector that eventually becomes the chief inspector named george gently. The plot is partially connected with a series of novels published under the title inspector gently, by alan hunter. Below is a list of alan hunters inspector george gently. Like the other series i follow, endeavor, george gently is off the beaten path just enough to make it fresh and appealing.
List of inspector george gently episodes wikipedia. Inspector george gently season 8 premiere date on daterelease. The series was created by peter flannery and was loosely based on alan hunters gently novels, before heading off in a new direction. Inspector george gently is a british television crime drama series. Series 1 of this crime drama sees inspector george gently martin shaw pursue criminals in 1960s britain. Detective chief inspector george gently shaw, formerly of the london police, and detective sergeant john bacchus lee ingleby, his hothead. As 1970 dawns, gently sees the team investigating miscarriages of justice and political corruption. An oldschool detective comes to terms with a modernising britain as gently and his team investigate miscarriages of. With his sidekick, the ambitious and undisciplined detective sergeant john bacchus, they make the perfect police partnership. Inspector george gently s6 uktv shows bbc studios new. An oldschool detective comes to terms with a modernising britain as gently and his team investigate miscarriages of justice and political. Apr 22, 2018 the british television series starring martin shaw. The excruciatingly lengthy wait since we last saw inspector george gently in the durham cathedral shootings is over. The novels were written by the english author alan hunter and were published between the years 1955 and 1999.
Inspector george gently new series thrills fans bbc news. Lisa mcgrillis as wpc, later sergeant rachel coles series 68. T he final episode of the bbc one drama aired earlier this year, a decade after we first met gently. Chief inspector george gently takes on one last case before retiring. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet.
In his final featurelength episode, gently and the new age, we saw the inspector investigate a final case just two weeks before his retirement from the north east police constabulary. Oneoff drama set in 1964 about an oldschool detective set on avenging his wifes death. The new season of inspector george gently takes a dark turn. Inspector george gently returns tomorrow thursday, 6 february on bbc one. Gentlys reputation for honesty and relentlessness makes him almost as feared among his colleagues as he is among criminals. The police drama series will go gently into the night. The mets new special investigations squad boss lister. Inspector george gently was murdered by a secret service agent, shot in the back at the end of the series finale on bbc1. Inspector george gently doesnt do that, giving us a final episode true to the integrity of the series and the character, though probably not the story we expected. In this rural british detective series set in the 1960s, inspector george gently investigates a young womans murder and a childs disappearance, and also looks into a mysterious death possibly linked to the antinuclear protest movement.
After ten years and 23 episodes, filming for the eighth and final series of the bbc1 period police drama begins this week, with martin shaw as the dci, lee ingleby as his sidekick inspector. A new series of crime drama inspector george gently is being filmed in county durham. It was subsequently confirmed that this would be the final series, and it would comprise two featurelength episodes, set in 1970,inspector george gently seasons 18 dvd that have been written as a. All the novels of the series are based on the main protagonist, inspector george gently and are set in the town of east anglia. As a huge fan of detectivecrimemystery series, there is the admission that it took me a while to start watching inspector george gently, worrying as to whether it. Lisa mcgrillis, lee ingleby, martin shaw, tony rohr, simon hubbard, annabel scholey, melanie clarkpullen, don gallagher. In his final featurelength episode, gently and the new age, we saw the inspector investigate a final case just two. British crime and punishment series starring martin shaw based on the 1960s novels by alan hunter, but moving the setting from norfolk to northumberland and county durham, this crime series set in the 60s involves two detectives. Jan 17, 2017 the action of the series revolves in the 1960s.1612 332 557 1293 53 1195 1273 1405 433 919 43 553 1152 324 685 1497 8 143 437 394 512 436 77 557 1353 1583 556 169 109 283 194 245 399 1447 845 197 1088 182