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Inspector George Gently

Duration:
89 min
Genres:
Crime | Drama | Mystery
IMDB rate:
7.9
Awards:
2 nominations
Details
Country: UK
Filming Locations: Ireland
Cast
Actor
Character
Daniel Casey
Inspector George Gently
Neve McIntosh
Neve McIntosh
Inspector George Gently
Geraldine Somerville
Geraldine Somerville
Inspector George Gently
Lisa McGrillis
Lisa McGrillis
Inspector George Gently
Martin Shaw
George Gently
Lee Ingleby
John Bacchus
Simon Hubbard
PC Taylor
Michael Wilson-Dukes
Police Officer
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Trivia
From Series 3, the series has been filmed in County Durham. The production has been based at the old Whinney Hill School, which is also used as the front of the Police Station with a wonderful view of Durham Cathedral.
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Alan Hunter's George Gently novels are set in East Anglia, around the area in Norfolk where he grew up, but the TV series is set in County Durham and Series 1 and 2 were filmed in Ireland.
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In early 2010 the BBC announced it had secured funding from the North East Content Fund to produce additional episodes in the series.
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Goofs
Many episodes end with a scene of the murderer being executed, however in 1957 the death penalty was abolished except for murders using firearms or explosives, murders of police and prison officers, or multiple murders.
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Gently and Bacchus only report to one Chief Constable, but in the 1960s, when the series is set, north-east England was covered by several polices forces, Durham County Constabulary, Sunderland Borough Police, Gateshead Borough Police, South Shields Borough Police, Northumberland Constabulary, Newcastle upon Tyne City Police, and Tynemouth Borough Police.
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Photos from cast
Richard Armitage Lucy Cohu Emma Fielding Andrew Lee Potts Neve McIntosh Geraldine Somerville Kaye Wragg MyAnna Buring
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