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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North East & CumbriaLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Romantic comedy about a man and woman who attempt to find a way out of their troubled marriages when they fall for each other at first sight. Starring Justine Waddell. Show more

Saturday Drama

Robert M Pirsig - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. A father and son's motorcycle trip across 1960s America - a meditation on values, and evaluating the past. Stars James Purefoy. Show more

Inspector George Gently

Series 2

Episode 1: Gently with the Innocents

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Crime drama. Investigating the murder of an old man in his dilapidated mansion, Gently and Bacchus discover a world which is beyond their comprehension.

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Cora Davidson:
Jill Halfpenny
Harry Carson:
Matthew McNulty
Blacksmith:
Mark Stobbart
Enid Peachment:
Georgine Anderson
Producer:
Johann Knobel
Director:
Daniel O'Hara
Philip Morgan:
Paul Copley
Laura Fenwick:
Sharon Maughan
Prison Officer:
Steve Wilson
Kevin's Dad:
Jack Walsh

Drama

Enid Bagnold - National Velvet

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The entry fee is 20 gold sovereigns, so how will Velvet ever ride her horse at Aintree? Stars John Sessions and Alison Steadman. Show more

Inspector George Gently

Series 7

Episode 3: Gently Among Friends

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Detective drama set in 1969. A man has thrown himself off the Tyne Bridge and is found dead, landed on a pile of rubbish - or so it seems. Gently investigates. Show more

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Rachel Coles:
Lisa McGrillis
Michael Woodruff:
Adrian Bower
Jo Parker:
Louise Brealey
Anita Magath:
Emma Cunniffe
Petey Magath:
Anthony Flanagan
Geoffrey:
Jim Moir
Scott Parker:
Nick Sidi
Uniformed Sergeant:
Kris Deedigan
Young Man:
Luke Maddison
Liam Govan:
Paul Brennen
Estate Agent:
Lawrence Neale
Crew Boss:
Jim Kitson
Barman Neil:
William Troughton
Producer:
Peter Norris
Director:
Tim Whitby
Production Company:
Company Productions North

Inspector George Gently

Series 2

Episode 2: Gently in the Night

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Gently and Bacchus investigate the death of a woman whose body is found in a church, a case which takes them to Newcastle's first hostess club. Show more

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Audrey Chadwick:
Sian Breckin
Fawn Granger:
Nichola Burley
Helen Donovan:
Clare Calbraith
Patrick Donovan:
Brendan Coyle
Margaret Bishop:
Tracey Wilkinson
Joe Bishop:
Mark Williams
Ronnie Chadwick:
Bill Fellows
Mrs Chadwick:
Mary Jo Randle
Mrs Beaney:
Eileen Colgan
English Teacher:
Siobhan O'Kelly
Flower Lady:
Margaret Jackman
Producer:
Johann Knobel
Director:
Daniel O'Hara

Inspector George Gently

Series 1

Episode 1: The Burning Man

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Crime drama series based on the novels by Alan Hunter. An unidentified burnt body draws Gently and Bacchus into the shadowy world of IRA gun-running. Show more

Inspector George Gently

Series 8

Episode 2: Gently and the New Age

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Detective drama series. When Gently is offered one final case, he can't resist taking it on, and he soon finds himself tested to his core. Show more

Contributors

Inspector George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Rachel Coles:
Lisa McGrillis
Michael Clements:
Richard Harrington
Ian Lister:
Adam Levy
Adele Watson:
Naomi Frederick
Owen Thompson:
Steven Robertson
Eddie Paton:
Tom Andrews
DI Harry Malachi:
Louis Hilyer
Donnelly:
David Prosho
Impressionist:
Jon Culshaw
Mrs Pierce:
Rachel Bavidge
Kiran Johal:
Mandeep Dhillon
Dr Bob Anderton:
Don Gallagher
Senior Officer (Billy):
Phil Corbitt
Alan Croxley:
Christopher Brand
Johnny Wilson/Mark Hogg:
Geoffrey Breton
Tina Hogg:
Katie West
Prosecuting Counsel:
Damien Matthews
Defence Counsel:
Roger Barclay
Gerry - Reporter:
Pip Chamberlin
Director:
Bryn Higgins
Executive Producer:
Claire Ingham
Executive Producer:
Peter Flannery
Executive Producer:
Michele Buck
Composer:
Roger Goula
Production Company:
Company Productions North

Inspector George Gently

Series 7

Episode 1: Gently with the Women

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Detective drama set in 1969. A woman's body is found, brutally attacked. Gently wants to catch the killer and stop him attacking again. Show more

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Rachel Coles:
Lisa McGrillis
Tina Hall:
Emily Woof
Walter Nunn:
Derek Riddell
Gemma Nunn:
Annabel Scholey
Janice Ballard:
Madeleine Knight
DC Gollent:
Paul Charlton
DC Pettigrew:
Micky Cochrane
WPC Turner:
Alice Blundell
Rose Dixon:
Lucy Liemann
Stuart MacMillan:
Jeremy Swift
Producer:
Peter Norris
Director:
Roger Goldby
Production Company:
Company Productions North

Inspector George Gently

Series 7

Episode 2: Breathe In the Air

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Detective drama set in 1969. When a woman commits suicide, there are too many details that do not add up. Inspector Gently suspects murder. Show more

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Rachel Coles:
Lisa McGrillis
Gemma Nunn:
Annabel Scholey
Walter Nunn:
Derek Riddell
Andrew Cullen:
Jason Done
Bridget:
Lesley Nicol
Valarie Cullen:
Deirdre Mullins
Receptionist:
Georgia Nicholson
Office Girl:
Patsy Lowe
Anna Zweig:
Susy Kane
Davenport:
Mark Aiken
Young Rachel:
Emily Atkinson
Young Esther:
Ashleigh Armstrong
Mr Inler:
Eamon Boland
Producer:
Peter Norris
Director:
Roger Goldby
Production Company:
Company Productions North

Inspector George Gently

Series 4

Episode 1: Gently Upside Down

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Detective drama set in 1966. Gently and Bacchus are thrown into the new world of celebrity when the body of a missing schoolgirl is discovered in a shallow grave. Show more

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Joe Claverton:
Sean Gilder
Peter Holdaway:
Vincent Regan
Hazel Holdaway:
Kate Bracken
Shelley Marshall:
Jade Byrne
Nugent:
Kieran Bew
PC Taylor:
Simon Hubbard
Mary Claverton:
Shannon Tarbet
Sheila Claverton:
Juliet Cowan
Jasmine:
Kaye Wragg
Producer:
Caroline Levy

Drama

Dorothy Baker - Cassandra at the Wedding

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. 20th century American classic about an identical twin, hell-bent on sabotaging her sister's wedding day. Starring Hayley Atwell. Show more

Genres

Brand

Drama

Inspector George Gently

Series 2

Episode 3: Gently in the Blood

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Crime drama. When a young woman is raped and murdered, Gently and Bacchus are thrown into a world of racial intolerance, sexual jealousy and turf warfare.

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Jimmy Cochran:
Andrew Lee Potts
Maggie Alderton:
Robyn Addison
Mr Alderton:
Steven Hillman
Mrs Alderton:
Elizabeth Rider
Mrs Cochran:
Catherine Terris
Philip Saint:
Joe Simpson
Forensic Officer:
Tony Neilson
Producer:
Johann Knobel
Boy's Mother:
Deirdre Monaghan
Woman at B&B:
Niamh Shaw
Paper Boy:
Gavin Smith

Inspector George Gently

Series 4

Episode 2: Goodbye China

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Detective drama set in 1966. Gently and his sidekick Bacchus investigate the suspicious death of Gently's ex-snout, China.

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Alan Shepherd:
Neil Pearson
Geoff Blackburn:
Mark Benton
Terry Malloy:
Christine Bottomley
China:
Tony Rohr
Paul Collison:
Darren Morfitt
Pat Shepherd:
Alexandra Gilbreath
John Blackburn:
Niek Versteeg
Producer:
Caroline Levy

Inspector George Gently

Series 5

Episode 2: Gently with Class

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Detective drama set in 1968. Gently and Bacchus investigate the death of a beautiful young girl in a car belonging to local aristocrats. Show more

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Producer:
Faye Dorn
Hector Blackstone:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Alethea Blackstone:
Geraldine Somerville
James Blackstone:
Jim Norton
Anthony Baugh:
Nick Hendrix
Ellen Mallam:
Ebony Buckle
PC Taylor:
Simon Hubbard
Dr. Arnold:
Nicholas Lumley
Bob Anderton:
Don Gallagher
Assistant-Chief Constable Gordon:
Chris Brailsford
Ms. Acklington:
Alex Childs
Caretaker:
Fred Pearson
Woman:
Bev Fox

Inspector George Gently

Series 5

Episode 3: The Lost Child

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Detective drama set in 1968. When the adopted child of a middle-class couple is kidnapped, suspicion falls upon the baby's birth mother. Show more

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Producer:
Faye Dorn
Frances Groves:
Helen Baxendale
Stephen Groves:
Mark Gatiss
Esther Dunwoody:
Alison Steadman
Peter Bacchus:
Tony Haygarth
PC Taylor:
Simon Hubbard
Hazel Joyce:
Faye Castelow
Susan Faulkner:
Holly Lucas
Andrew Fleming:
Andrew Frame
Farmer Kennedy:
Terence Hillyer
Leigh Ann Bacchus:
Katie Anderson
Young Frances:
Jessica Hargreaves
Young Stephen:
Samuel Clayton

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Drama set in 1964 about an old-school detective forced to come to terms with a new style of policing, while trying to avenge his wife's murder at the hands of gangsters. Show more

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Joe Webster:
Philip Davis
Ricky Deeming:
Richard Armitage
China Mates:
Sean McGinley
Isabella Gently:
Maria Tecce
Lawrence Elton:
Shaun Evans
Valerie Lister:
Claire Rushbrook
Director:
Euros Lyn

Drama

Enid Bagnold - National Velvet

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. Young Velvet wins a horse for a shilling, but could she ride him in the Grand National? Stars John Sessions and Alison Steadman. Show more

Inspector George Gently

Series 3

Episode 1: Gently Evil

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Crime drama. When the body of a young woman is found murdered, Gently and Bacchus find themselves investigating a family with unimaginable secrets. Show more

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Alan Charlton:
Daniel Casey
Darren Paige:
Shaun Dooley
Mrs Paige:
Ruth McCabe
Sarah Simmons:
Neve McIntosh
Director:
Daniel O'Hara
Agnes Charlton:
Natalie Garner
Max Osgood:
Paul Kaye
Neil McManus:
Greg Hemphill
Mr Williams:
Jonny Owen
Mr Smith:
Matthew Zajac
Pathologist:
Tim Dann
Comedian:
Dave Johns
Drinker:
Vin Welch
Blind Neighbour:
Mike Elliot
Mrs Williams:
Jackie Knowles
Seamens Hostel Manager:
Darren Beaumont

Inspector George Gently

Series 5

Episode 4: Gently in the Cathedral

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

Detective drama. A vicious career criminal who Gently sent down years ago is released, on the grounds that Gently fabricated the evidence against him. Show more

Contributors

George Gently:
Martin Shaw
John Bacchus:
Lee Ingleby
Donald McGhee:
Kevin Whately
Producer:
Faye Dorn
Gitta Bronson:
Diana Quick
Melvin Rattigan:
Ralph Brown
Owen Galliford:
Kemal Sylvester
Frannie Hilston:
Brett Allen
DCS Trevor Statham:
Nigel Lindsay
DS Kieran Lawson:
Morgan Watkins
Chief Constable Gordon:
Chris Brailsford
PC Taylor:
Simon Hubbard
Bernie Henderson:
Angelica Penn
PC Gavin Henderson:
Lee Armstrong
Magistrate:
Jacqueline King
Alec Powell:
Michael Hodgson