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A former Scotland Yard sleuth now tracking murders in Britain’s North Country, George Gently (Tony nominee Martin Shaw) is an old-time copper in the rapidly changing 1960s. Based on Alan Hunter’s novels, this series has been compared to Foyle’s War and Midsomer Murders.
 

A former Scotland Yard sleuth now tracking murderers in Britain’s North Country, George Gently (Tony® nominee Martin Shaw) is an old-time copper in the rapidly changing 1960s. Based on Alan Hunter’s novels, this series has been compared toFoyle’s WarandMidsomer Murders. Lee Ingleby stars as Gently’s overeager protégé. Series 2 is 4 mysteries; approx. 356 min. on 4 DVDs. SDH subtitles.

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Disc 1
Gently with the Innocents

Real-estate developer Cora Davidson shows up at her newly purchased property and finds the reluctant seller murdered in his backyard. Gently and Bacchus focus on the mansion’s mute gardener, but they soon learn that the house has a sordid history.

Disc 2
Gently in the Night

A beautiful young woman turns up brutally murdered on the altar of a Newcastle church. Delving into the victim’s past, Gently uncovers her connection to Rake’s, a swinging gentleman’s club that has become a target for religious protesters.

Disc 3
Gently in the Blood

The theft of expired passports—and the subsequent murder of a female clerk—expose potentially explosive ethnic hatred in a seaside town. The victim’s boyfriend faces off against a gang of Arab toughs, with Gently and Bacchus caught in the middle.

Disc 4
Gently through the Mill

Mill manager Patrick Fuller is found hanging from the rafters of his workplace. Was his death really a suicide—or murder? The investigation uncovers adultery, embezzlement, and a connection to a secret society.
  • Text interviews with Martin Shaw and Lee Ingleby
  • Production notes from producer Johann Knobel
  • Historical facts about 1964
Packaging:Boxed set
Run Time:356 minutes
Format:Widescreen
Number of discs:4
Language:English
Subtitles:N/A
Color or B&W:Color
CC:No
SDH:Yes
Region Code:1
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Rating:NR
"Vivid characters…handsomely shot, well acted"—The Sunday Times(UK)

"Gripping"—TV Times(UK)

"Great performances and superb characterizations"—San Francisco Chronicle

"Great acting, writing, and cinematography."—Pacifica Tribune

"Both sadder and funnier than their American counterparts"—Los Angeles Times

"Great acting, writing, and cinematography"—Pacifica Riptide

"Martin Shaw has long been one of our favorite actors, he seldom puts a foot wrong and he is at his best in this entertaining period set of three whodunits"—MemorableTV.com

"The show's main character is every bit as fascinating as any cop who has appeared on the small screen."—Blogcritics Magazine

"These are smart, serious tales told with as much lean style as Bacchus's skinny Beatles suits and sleek sports car, and they're surprisingly modern as well."—Film.com

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Disc 1
Gently with the Innocents

Real-estate developer Cora Davidson shows up at her newly purchased property and finds the reluctant seller murdered in his backyard. Gently and Bacchus focus on the mansion’s mute gardener, but they soon learn that the house has a sordid history.

Disc 2
Gently in the Night

A beautiful young woman turns up brutally murdered on the altar of a Newcastle church. Delving into the victim’s past, Gently uncovers her connection to Rake’s, a swinging gentleman’s club that has become a target for religious protesters.

Disc 3
Gently in the Blood

The theft of expired passports—and the subsequent murder of a female clerk—expose potentially explosive ethnic hatred in a seaside town. The victim’s boyfriend faces off against a gang of Arab toughs, with Gently and Bacchus caught in the middle.

Disc 4
Gently through the Mill

Mill manager Patrick Fuller is found hanging from the rafters of his workplace. Was his death really a suicide—or murder? The investigation uncovers adultery, embezzlement, and a connection to a secret society.
  • Text interviews with Martin Shaw and Lee Ingleby
  • Production notes from producer Johann Knobel
  • Historical facts about 1964
Packaging:Boxed set
Run Time:356 minutes
Format:Widescreen
Number of discs:4
Language:English
Subtitles:N/A
Color or B&W:Color
CC:No
SDH:Yes
Region Code:1
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Rating:NR
"Vivid characters…handsomely shot, well acted"—The Sunday Times(UK)

"Gripping"—TV Times(UK)

"Great performances and superb characterizations"—San Francisco Chronicle

"Great acting, writing, and cinematography."—Pacifica Tribune

"Both sadder and funnier than their American counterparts"—Los Angeles Times

"Great acting, writing, and cinematography"—Pacifica Riptide

"Martin Shaw has long been one of our favorite actors, he seldom puts a foot wrong and he is at his best in this entertaining period set of three whodunits"—MemorableTV.com

"The show's main character is every bit as fascinating as any cop who has appeared on the small screen."—Blogcritics Magazine

"These are smart, serious tales told with as much lean style as Bacchus's skinny Beatles suits and sleek sports car, and they're surprisingly modern as well."—Film.com

George Gently

5 Stars

John Sughrue from MA on 5/11/2013 3:32:00 PM wrote:

I enjoy English/Irish mysteries. The has a lot of character that holds your interest. The purchased the #2 series because I was drawn in with the#1 series.

George Gently

5 Stars

SuSu from IL on 5/11/2013 3:32:00 PM wrote:

I enjoy English/Irish mysteries. The has a lot of character that holds your interest. The purchased the #2 series because I was drawn in with the#1 series.

George Gently, Series 2

5 Stars

TURF from VA on 2/19/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

The Gently series is superb

Gently Review II

4 Stars

Charlotte from WA on 2/1/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I don't like the sidekick, but Martin Shaw is very good. And, again, the stories are good.

George Gently. Series 2

4 Stars

Lorri from MO on 1/28/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

The character is very like the book and the addition od Sergeant Baccus helps the series

George is he gentle?

3 Stars

geezer from CO on 7/5/2012 10:24:00 AM wrote:

Series is OK, but a little too 60's state side, George's partner is really very irritating.

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Disc 1

Gently with the Innocents

Gently in the Night

 

Disc 2

Gently in the Blood

Gently through the Mill

? Text interviews with Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, and producer Johann Knobel

? Historical facts about 1964

Packaging: Boxed set

Run Time: 394 minutes, plus bonus programming

Format: 1080i/16:9 Widescreen ; 2.0 stereo PCM

Number of discs: 2

Language: English

Subtitles:No

Color or B&W: Color

CC: No

SDH: Yes

Region Code: 1

Aspect Ratio: 1080i/16:9; 2.0 stereo PCM

Rating: NR.

“Great, bordering on brilliant” – Esquire.com

“Splendid” – Los Angeles Times

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