Vera Series 1 - 7 Collection

Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Action
UK | Color | 69h 35min

This collection contains:
- Vera: Season 1 (2011)
- Vera: Season 2 (2011)
- Vera: Season 3 (2013)
- Vera: Season 4 (2011)
- Vera: Season 5 (2011)
- Vera: Season 6 (2016)
- Vera: Season 7 (2011)

Cast View all

Brenda Blethyn DCI Vera Stanhope / Vera Stanhope
Jon Morrison DC Kenny Lockhart
Riley Jones DC Mark Edwards / PC Edwards
Kenny Doughty DS Aiden Healy
David Leon DS Joe Ashworth
Kingsley Ben-Adir Dr. Marcus Summer
Paul Ritter Billy Cartwright
Tom Hutch DC John Warren
Sonya Cassidy Celine Ashworth
Lisa Hammond Helen Milton
Ibinabo Jack DC Jacqueline Williams / DC Jacqueline 'Jac' Williams
Cush Jumbo DC Bethany Whelan
Clare Calbraith Shep / Captain Shepherd / DC Rebecca Shepherd
Noof McEwan DC Hicham Cherradi
Wunmi Mosaku DC Holly Lawson
Christopher Colquhoun Dr. Anthony Carmichael
Mia Wyles Jessie Ashworth / Jessie
Paul Kaye Malcolm Donahue / Dr. Malcolm Donahue
Martin Oldfield Billy's Solicitor / Solicitor / Solictor
Steve Evets PC George Wooten
Faye Ormston Hen Party Girl / Kelman's Ex Girlfriend / Nurse
Graham Saxon C.I.D. Officer / Police dog handler / Policeman
Olivia Armstrong Jessie Ashworth
Lloyd Mullings Police Officer / Rugby Player
Alex Atchison Footballer

Crew View all

Director John Hayes
David Richards
Adrian Shergold
Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Chris Baugh
Paul Whittington
Edward Bazalgette
Declan O'Dwyer
Jill Robertson
Peter Hoar
Julian Holmes
Paul Cotter
Farren Blackburn
Paul Gay
Marek Losey
Louise Hooper
William Sinclair
Lawrence Gough
Dusan Lazarevic
David Leon
Daikin Marsh
Stewart Svaasand
Lee Haven Jones
Carolina Giammetta
Jamie Childs
Writer Gary Young, Paul Rutman, Robert Murphy, Gaby Chiappe, Stephen Brady, Rob Gittins, Steve Coombes, Marston Bloom, Paul Matthew Thompson, Paul Logue, Colin Teevan, Martha Hillier, Helen Jenkins, Ann Cleeves, Glen Laker
Producer Margaret Mitchell, Kate Bartlett, Kate Lewis, Veronica Castillo, Will Nicholson, Letitia Knight, Michael Dawson, Elaine Collins, Elwen Rowlands, Myar Craig, Phil Hunter, Nancy Bray, Fahima Chowdhury
Photography Tim Palmer, Ulf Brantås, Martin Fuhrer, David Odd, Adam Suschitzky, Cinders Forshaw, Jamie Cairney, Seamus Deasy, Stephen Murphy, Matt Gray, Stephan Pehrsson, Ian Liggett, Ollie Downey, Simon Richards, Dirk Nel, Jean-Philippe Gossart, Richard Stoddard, Mark Nutkins, Ed Moore, Ryan Kernaghan, Christopher Sabogal
Musician Ben Bartlett

Episodes View details

1 S1E1: Hidden Depths 120 min | Apr 30, 2011

After two young people are killed in the same way - placed in water and surrounded by flowers - DCI Vera Stanhope knows that she must catch the murderer before they strike again. Aided by her team, especially her trusted right-hand man Sgt Joe Ashworth, she unpicks the complex and dysfunctional relationships amongst a group of bird-watching friends. As the friends' loyalty turns to betrayal, Vera finds that a small act of teenage blackmail and an illicit affair may have driven someone to kill.

2 S1E2: Telling Tales 120 min | May 07, 2011

After Jeanie Long commits suicide, evidence comes to light exonerating her for the murder of teenager Abigail Mantel 11 years earlier. DCI Vera Stanhope and her team set out to retrospectively solve the killing, delving into the secrets and lies of a small community which still feels the repercussions of Abigail's death. Then the case takes an violent and unexpected turn - can Vera use her skill and instinct to find the truth and lay ghosts to rest?

3 S1E3: The Crow Trap 120 min | May 14, 2011

When a woman is murdered in the remote Northumbrian countryside, DCI Vera Stanhope is led back to a place from her past. As she and her team investigate, they uncover shadowy liaisons, conflicting sympathies and hidden injustices.

4 S1E4: Little Lazarus 120 min | May 21, 2011

Last in the series of the detective drama based on the novels by Ann Cleeves. DI Vera Stanhope rescues a young boy from a freezing pond after he escapes from a violent attack which left his mother dead. As Vera and her team investigate what happened to the child, they unravel a web of deadly secrets and discover a murderous sequence of events set in motion by power, money and a mother's love. Although she is usually awkward and uninterested around children, Vera finds a kindred spirit in the boy, and begins to realise that the key to the investigation may lie hidden in his memory.

5 S2E1: The Ghost Position 120 min | Apr 21, 2012

Vera's reunion with her first-ever sergeant, Stuart Macken, occurs under tragic circumstances when his house is petrol-bombed.

6 S2E2: Silent Voices 120 min | Apr 28, 2012

Vera investigates the case of a murdered social worked named Jenny Lister, who was universally considered to have been principled and popular. However, in an overworked and understaffed social work system, a notorious case involving the death of a child seems to hold the key to solving the killing. As Vera pursues the truth, she discovers the real secret at the heart of Jenny's death - and the killer who will stop at nothing to keep it hidden

7 S2E3: A Certain Samaritan 120 min | May 12, 2012

DCI Vera Stanhope and DS Joe Ashworth investigate a suspicious death in an army barracks. Although the scene has been made to look like a suicide, Vera quickly establishes that Staff Sgt 'Dev' Deverson was murdered. Sensing a connection to a soldier named Ollie who was killed in Afghanistan, Vera interviews Dev's loyal comrades and Ollie's grieving family, exposing a deeply concealed trauma at the heart of the crime.

8 S2E4: Sandancers 120 min | May 19, 2012

Last in series. DCI Vera Stanhope investigates the murder of 29-year-old Niall Coulter. With those closest to Niall intent upon obscuring the truth, it is not until the body of a drug dealer is found washed up on a Northumberland beach that the dreadful truth begins to emerge about Niall's past. While coping with revelations from her own past, Vera sifts through evidence of the grief, love and addiction that characterised Niall's life and deduces that his murderer acted through selfless and unrequited love.

9 S3E1: Castles in the Air 120 min | Aug 24, 2013

Vera investigates the brutal murder of a young physiotherapist gunned down at a luxury country retreat. For Ashworth, the case brings him face to face with a part of his past that he'd rather forget.

10 S3E2: Poster Child 120 min | Aug 31, 2013

When respected surgeon, Dan Marsden, is shot dead days before his retirement and his teen daughters, Mira and Karen, abducted, D.C.I. Vera Stanhope , and her team, D.S. Joe Ashworth and D.C. Kenny Lockhart , face a race against time to track down the killer and save the sisters. Orphaned by a missile attack in Baghdad, a young girl being pulled from the rubble of her building became an iconic image of the Iraq conflict. Brought to Britain for treatment, little Mira was adopted by Dan and his dutiful wife , Laura, under the watchful eye of a family friend. A mysterious parcel leads Vera to Jonah Regan , the photographer who took the award-winning image, uncovering a fresh connection to Iraq and a man named Malik . But who is Malik and what could he want with the Marsden sisters?

11 S3E3: Young Gods 120 min | Sep 07, 2013

D.C.I. Vera Stanhope delves into the tangled past of extreme sports fanatic, Gideon Frane, when he plunges from a Northumberland cliff top in a ball of flames. An anonymous letter spelling ‘Burn in Hell’ and a scan of files reveal a litany of stalking complaints and intimidation against an ex-girlfriend, Izzy Rawlins .

12 S3E4: Prodigal Son 120 min | Sep 14, 2013

D.C.I. Vera Stanhope and D.S. Joe Ashworth investigate a fatal stabbing outside a busy Newcastle nightclub. Identifying the victim as ex-Met Officer, John Warnock , the only clues are an empty flat and an unregistered car with six thousand pounds hidden in the boot. With the help of her loyal team, D.C. Shepherd and D.C. Lockhart, they track John’s next of kin to a local farm run by his sister, Maggie. Having recently returned to Newcastle, John had been working at Finches, a large brewery run by Maggie’s fiancé, Sam Harper . Lisa Strachan, John’s childhood sweetheart, admits to rekindling their affair in recent months. Her husband, Ross, has a clear motive and a history of violence. But Vera cannot believe this is a simple crime of passion. Delving deeper into John’s world, Vera uncovers a secret relationship with Sam’s daughter, Eva and an under-hand plot to spy on the brewery for a multi-national company eager to buy out the family business. But lawyer Katrina Lennox insists he was called off the case months ago. So why did he continue to spy on Sam Harper? Vera must ultimately retrace John Warnock’s final steps to uncover the truth behind a web of lies spanning twenty-five years.

13 S4E1: On Harbour Street 120 min | Apr 26, 2014

Vera investigates the death of a pensioner found stabbed on a train at the height of rush hour. The case has a huge impact on Joe's home life when his daughter is named as a key witness, and he struggles to maintain a professional distance. The trail leads the team to a quiet Northumberland coastal town where clues appear to lead to one particular street - but why are the residents so reluctant to talk?

14 S4E2: Protected 120 min | May 03, 2014

The detective is called in when David Kenworthy, the son of a prominent local family, is found murdered on the beach at Whitley Bay. A witness spotted arcade owner Larry Crowe arguing with David on the night of the killing, and a search of the suspect's property uncovers a bloodied baseball bat. However, Larry has a cast-iron alibi and it's clear he wasn't the only person the victim met that night. A second death then leaves Vera facing mounting pressure to crack the case, and struggling to answer the question of why David was drawn to the seafront on the evening of his father's retirement.

15 S4E3: The Deer Hunters 120 min | May 10, 2014

Sassi and Louis Barnes find Shane Thurgood, dead from a single gunshot wound on the moors of the Northumberland countryside and an abandoned lorry is discovered a mile away after having been set on fire. Joe believes that it is case of a poacher’s war gone wrong but Vera Stanhope finding out the truth is never that easy.

16 S4E4: Death of a Family Man 120 min | May 17, 2014

The detective investigates the mysterious death of businessman John Shearwood, found floating in the water under the Gateshead Millennium Bridge when he was supposed to be on a golf trip to Ireland. The man's wife Stella and brother Luke are baffled to discover he was working as an informant for HM Revenue and Customs. Chief Revenue investigator Owen Preece reveals John's business manager Mark Donovan has been running an alcohol scam through their haulage firm and the deceased had agreed to offer information in exchange for immunity from prosecution. Was his cover blown? Owen doesn't think so, and Mark has an alibi - unlike John's wife.

Guest stars: Robert Glenister
17 S5E1: Changing Tides 90 min | Apr 04, 2015

Vera takes a look into a suspicious fire that rips through a holiday park on the Northumberland coast. Three cabins are destroyed and the body of a woman is discovered inside inside one of them.

Guest stars: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Brenda Blethyn, Kenny Doughty
18 S5E2: Old Wounds 90 min | Apr 11, 2015

Following the discovery of the remains of a teenage girl half-buried in a Northumberland wood, Vera and her team end up looking into a thirty-year old mystery.

Guest stars: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Brenda Blethyn, Kenny Doughty
19 S5E3: Muddy Waters 90 min | Apr 18, 2015

Vera investigates the death of an unidentified man dredged up from a slurry pit on a remote Northumberland farm.

Guest stars: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Brenda Blethyn, Kenny Doughty
20 S5E4: Shadows in the Sky 90 min | Apr 25, 2015

A dock worker plunges from the roof of a multistory car park whilst picking up daughter from her school prom and everything points to foul play.

Guest stars: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Brenda Blethyn, Kenny Doughty
21 S6E1: Dark Road 90 min | Jan 31, 2016

Vera takes a look at the mysterious murder of a fifty six year old grandmother, found by a young girl on the desolate Northumberland moors.

22 S6E2: Tuesday's Child 90 min | Feb 07, 2016

Vera takes a look into the death of Jamie Thorne, a local lad whose body was discovered wrapped in plastic sheets at a rural teenage hang out.

23 S6E3: The Moth Catcher 90 min | Feb 14, 2016

Vera takes a look into the murder of Alex Gartside a victim of a hit and run in a quite Northumberland Valley. Inside the manor house he had been looking after, Vera and Aiden make a shocking discovery.

24 S6E4: The Sea Glass 90 min | Feb 21, 2016

A fisherman's body is found tangled up in a North Sea trawler's net. Vera and her team investigate with the help of the local harbourmaster, and find the dead man's sons pointing the finger at the owner of a fish market, with whom they have a long-running feud. Retracing the dead man's steps, Vera discovers when he drowned and tracks down a waitress who may have been one of the last people to see him alive. However, the case becomes more complicated when a witness runs away and a boat belonging to the dead man's sister-in-law goes up in flames.

25 S7E1: Natural Selection 90 min | Mar 19, 2017

CI Vera Stanhope is drawn into a suspicious death on Ternstone, a remote and inaccessible island off the coast of Northumberland, home only to numerous species of birds and the rangers who observe them. The last thing anyone expected to see was a body, cruelly washed up on the shore.

26 S7E2: Dark Angel 90 min | Mar 26, 2017

When the body of a drug addict is found face down in a river, DCI Vera Stanhope is forced to delve back into an old case in order to unmask the killer.

27 S7E3: Broken Promise 90 min | Apr 01, 2017

DCI Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn) is called to the University of Northumberland when Jamie Marshall, a young, promising journalism student, plummets to his death from the top of a disused faculty building. With no eyewitnesses and no immediate leads, Vera turns to friends and family to glean all she can about Jamie, and to discover who might have wanted him dead.

28 S7E4: The Blanket Mire 90 min | Apr 08, 2017

Surveyors out on the Northumberland moors make a shocking discovery: the body of a young woman buried beneath the soil. On the scene, assumptions are that this is the body of local teenager, Mia Hinkin, who disappeared six weeks ago. DCI Vera Stanhope is forced to deliver the terrible news to a broken family, desperate for answers.


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