Vera

Vera

Award-winning actress Brenda Blethyn (Pride & Prejudice, Atonement) delivers a “powerhouse performance” (Mail on Sunday, UK) as Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope in this fan-favorite mystery series inspired by the novels of Ann Cleeves. Amidst the sweeping landscapes of rural Northumberland, Vera and her assistant, Detective Sergeant Aiden Healy (Kenny Doughty, Stella, Black Work), confront brutal crimes that challenge even Vera’s genius for solving cases. This season Vera and Aiden investigate the deaths of a woman found on the moors, a young man who worked at a traveling fairground, a fisherman pulled from the sea, and a mysterious double murder. Despite the rough edges to her personality and her unconventional methods, Vera has proved to be “nothing less than a TV institution” (Mail on Sunday, UK).
Award-winning actress Brenda Blethyn (Pride & Prejudice, Atonement) delivers a “powerhouse performance” (Mail on Sunday, UK) as Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope in this fan-favorite mystery series inspired by the novels of Ann Cleeves. Amidst the sweeping landscapes of rural Northumberland, Vera and her assistant, Detective Sergeant Aiden Healy (Kenny Doughty, Stella, Black Work), confront brutal crimes that challenge even Vera’s genius for solving cases. This season Vera and Aiden investigate the deaths of a woman found on the moors, a young man who worked at a traveling fairground, a fisherman pulled from the sea, and a mysterious double murder. Despite the rough edges to her personality and her unconventional methods, Vera has proved to be “nothing less than a TV institution” (Mail on Sunday, UK).

Season 6 (4 episodes)

  • 1. Dark Road

    Original air date: 01/31/2016 Runtime: 88:45 min.

    Original air date: 01/31/2016 Runtime: 88:45 min. When a young girl finds the body of a 56-year-old woman on the bleak Northumberland moors, Vera, Aiden, and Bethany scrutinize the victim’s family members to discover what secrets or lies may have gotten her killed.

  • 2. Tuesday's Child

    Original air date: 02/07/2016 Runtime: 89:05 min.

    Original air date: 02/07/2016 Runtime: 89:05 min. A young man’s remains are found in a remote cave where local teens go to party. The detectives soon discover that he was working at the Pevensey’s Travelling Fairground and that he had a tumultuous family life.

  • 3. The Moth Catcher

    Original air date: 02/14/2016 Runtime: 87:46 min.

    Original air date: 02/14/2016 Runtime: 87:46 min. Vera and Aiden investigate the murder of a young woman named Alex, who was killed in a hit-and–run accident. While searching for clues at the remote country manor where Alex was house-sitting, the detectives find another body.

  • 4. The Sea Glass

    Original air date: 02/21/2016 Runtime: 88:37 min.

    Original air date: 02/21/2016 Runtime: 88:37 min. When the body of a missing fisherman is pulled from the sea tangled in the nets of a sea trawler, Vera must dig into the lives of the man’s family and friends in a tight-knit fishing community.