The central character is Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope. Who is obsessive about her work and driven by her own demons. If she's lonely she doesn't show it and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and courage. Her trusted and long suffering colleague is Sergeant Joe Ashworth. Together they approach every new case with unparalleled gusto and professionalism.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Directed by: Thaddeus O'Sullivan, William Sinclair, Farren Blackburn, Adrian Shergold, Edward Bazalgette, Julian Holmes
Starring: Brenda Blethyn (DCI Vera Stanhope), Jon Morrison (DC Kenny Lockhart), David Leon (DS Joe Ashworth), Riley Jones (DC Mark Edwards / ...), Paul Ritter (Billy Cartwright), Kingsley Ben-Adir (Dr. Marcus Summer)
Screenplay: Gaby Chiappe, Steve Coombes, Ann Cleeves, Paul Rutman, Marston Bloom, Rob Gittins
Country: Great Britain
Score: 78 %