Cast announced for Inspector George Gently Series 8

Shaw and Ingleby begin filming new series of detective drama



Jim Moir (aka Vic Reeves), Louise Brealey (Sherlock) and Jody Latham (Shameless) are amongst the cast announced to appear in series 8 of Inspector George Gently as filming commences.

Two feature-length episodes will see leads Gently (Martin Shaw) and Bacchus (Lee Ingleby) have to keep their wits about them as 1969 draws to a close…….


Film Three sees Moir as a shady pawnbroker and Brealey as a prime suspect, when the body of a man is found dead under the Tyne Bridge, following his friend’s 40th birthday party.

Cast also includes: Emma Cunniffe, Anthony Flanagan, Adrian Bower, Paul Brennen.

Film Four: Latham plays skin head maniac Jonjo Burdon. Christmas Eve and a bank is hit and guns are on the street. It is a race against time for Gently to catch the gang before more people are killed. Rachel (Lisa McGrillis) takes a huge risk to go under cover joining the skin head gang.

Cast also includes: Danny Cunningham and Lucian Msamati.

Inspector George Gently series 8 is filmed on location in the North East of England and will air on BBC One in 2015.