In this acclaimed BBC detective drama, Tony® nominee Martin Shaw (Judge John Deed, The Professionals) stars as Inspector George Gently, an incorruptible cop transplanted from London to Northumberland in the mid-1960s. Gently and his cocky young protege, Sergeant John Bacchus (Lee Ingleby, Nicholas Nickleby), together investigate menacing crimes and confront the social and political changes rumbling throughout the country.
Based on the long-running series of detective novels by Alan Hunter, these 11 feature-length mysteries from Series 1-4 teem with intrigue, wit, and style. 11 mysteries on 11 DVD or 6 Blu-ray discs, approx. 16¼ hours, SDH.
- Behind-the-scenes featurette
- Text interviews with Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, and writer/producer Peter Flannery
- Production notes from producer Johann KnobelBiography of Martin Shaw
- 6-page booklet with historical information about 1964 & 1966
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 16 1/4 hours, plus bonus programming
Number of Discs: 6
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 1080p/16:9
"Great, bordering on brilliant" --Esquire.com
"Splendid" --Los Angeles Times