George Gently

George Gently

Series 3

DVD - 2011
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Peace & love: When nuclear submarines plan to dock at the local naval base, young peace protesters from Durham University clash with the police. The next morning, the demonstrators' fiery leader, faculty member Fraser Barratt, turns up dead at the dockside. The investigation takes Gently and Bacchus to the campus, where big changes are blowin' in the wind--and the social, political, and sexual tumult brings little peace.
Gently evil: Called to a crime scene at a working-class boarding house, Gently and Bacchus find a woman horribly beaten to death, her eyes covered discreetly with a handkerchief. The victim also carried her daughter's birth certificate, with the name of the child's father crossed out and "satan" penciled in. Following this lead, Gently and Bacchus probe the twisted secrets of a family that seems to harbor pure evil.
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2011]
ISBN: 9781598285659
Branch Call Number: 7.9145 Ge
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 176 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Audience: Not rated


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Dec 03, 2016

Series 3 not the best of the bunch. First episode deals with a killer child. Second episode deals with a peace & love, nuke the bomb setting at Durham University. Is Bacchus headed toward a divorce? At least a cute college chick tells him his hair is groovy. It is 1966.

Jul 18, 2015

George Gently is simply outstanding. His calm, steady demeanour are a great foil to his young sidekick who is impulsive, abrasive and egotistical at the best of times. I am looking forward to the next season of George Gently and give this gem five stars.

Apr 16, 2014

British crime drama is very different from US & especially so with this 1960's Yorkshire setting. Life is very different, yet crime is universal. What's remarkable is the lack of guns in crime.

Sep 19, 2013

There are two interesting episodes in George Gently, Series 3. The first episode follows an investigation into the murder of a woman at a boarding house as well as the unexplained death of young girl one year earlier. Several family members of the murdered woman are prime suspects in a very eerie episode. The second episode involves a murder at a naval dock after an anti-war demonstration by protesters from nearby Durham University. When a faculty member is found murdered Inspector George Gently and DS John Bacchus launch an investigation to catch the killer.

Aug 16, 2013

Outstanding series!!! Each one of this series gets better and better. Great British mystery series to follow!!! Highly recommend!!!!!


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