Cast announced for Inspector George Gently Series 8

Shaw and Ingleby begin filming new series of detective drama

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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…….

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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.