Set in the North East of Britain in the 1960s, Inspector George Gently (Martin Shaw) stars as the veteran Northumberland detective struggling to come to terms with the changes heralded in by the new decade.
Gently has seen it all before. The North East hasn't...
Martin Shaw has come a long way since bursting onto screens in The Professionals.
He’s charming, honourable and an all-round hero, but with an edge too.
Think the 1960s are all peace, love and long hair?
Why the 60s-set series about a London copper going up north is a must-watch.
Back to the 50s with our gallery devoted to the investigations of Inspector Gently.
These telly detectives all started out in the pages of a book…
Even the cockiest crime-busters need help now and again.
Prepare yourself for brooding looks, unbuttoned shirts and cheekbones...