A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and courage.
DCI Vera Stanhope
DCI Stanhope must open up a familiar cold case to find the connection with a present-day murder.
Series 5 sees the return of Jon Morrison (High Times, Nil By Mouth) as D.C. Kenny Lockhart, Cush Jumbo (Torchwood: Children of Earth) as D.C. Bethany Whelan, Kingsley Ben-Adir (City Slacker) as pathologist, Dr. Marcus Summer and Riley Jones as D.C. Mark Edwards. Joe Ashworth (David Leon) finally got his long awaited promotion - Celine was delighted!