TV Series | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
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.
You're under arrest.
George Gently: He's under arrest, when I say he is.
Many early 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.