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.
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
- Studio: ITV
- Keyword: northern england, police, england, kidnapping, detective, murder, criminal, police detective, criminal investigation, forensic science, female detective, crime investigation, hardboiled detective, police procedural
- Cast: Brenda Blethyn, Kenny Doughty, Jon Morrison, Riley Jones, Ibinabo Jack, Paul Kaye