Inspector George Gently 2015 Cast List and Trailer (Series 8)

Inspector George Gently cast 2015 – series 8 character list and trailer. Actors Martin Shaw and Lee Ingleby return in four new feature-length episodes of BBC One’s hit crime-drama: ‘Gently With The Women’, ‘Breathe In The Air’, ‘Gently Among Friends’ and ‘Son Of A Gun’.

Inspector George Gently series 8 - 2015 cast:  John Bacchus (LEE INGLEBY) and George Gently (MARTIN SHAW) - Image Credit: BBC/Company Pictures/Mark Bourdillon

John Bacchus (LEE INGLEBY) and George Gently (MARTIN SHAW) – Image Credit: BBC/Company Pictures/Mark Bourdillon

When does the new series of Inspector George Gently start?

The series 8 air date and start time has now been officially set for Wednesday 29 April 2015, at 8:00pm on BBC1.

When is Inspector George Gently set?

Since the original series, which first broadcast back in 2007, this BBC1 crime-drama has been working its way through the 1960’s. This years season will be set in the year 1969.

Inspector George Gently Cast 2015 (Series 8)

Character Name – Actor/Actress

George Gently – Martin Shaw (Judge John Deed, The Professionals, Apparitions, Always and Everyone, The Chief, Rhodes, The Murder Room, Death in Holy Orders, The Scarlet Pimpernel)

John Bacchus – Lee Ingleby (Our Zoo, White Heat, Place of Execution, Crooked House, The Street, Early Doors, Nature Boy, In the Red, Soldier Soldier, Luther, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban)

Rachel Coles – Lisa McGrillis (Hebburn)

Taylor – Simon Hubbard (Rock Rivals)

Gemma Nunn – Annabel Scholey (Being Human, Personal Affairs, Jane Eyre)

Walter Nunn – Derek Riddell (Happy Valley, The Village, Frankie, No Angels, State of Mind, Ugly Betty, Five Days, The Book Group, Strathblair, Bob Servant Independent, Dalziel and Pascoe, The Virgin Queen)


Guest Cast Members

Episode 1 – Gently With The Women

Susan – Denise Welch (Coronation Street, Waterloo Road, Down to Earth, Soldier Soldier, Holby City, See You Friday, Spender)

Tina Hall – Emily Woof (The Smoke, Killer Net, Oliver Twist tv series, The Full Monty, The Woodlanders, Velvet Goldmine, Photographing Fairies, Silent Cry)

Janice Ballard – Madeleine Knight

Stuart Macmillan – Jeremy Swift (Downton Abbey, Foyle’s War, The Crimson Field, The Smoking Room, Vanity Fair, The Thing About Vince, Oliver Twist)

Alan Salt – Robert Whitelock (The Hour, Injustice, Titanic: Blood and Steel, The Brief, Partners in Crime, Colditz)

Tommy – Donald McBride

Dr Benson – Phillippa Wilson (Where the Heart Is, Wolfblood, Heartbeat, Badger, Byker Grove)

DC Gollent – Paul Charlton

Rose Dixon – Lucy Liemann (Rev., Reggie Perrin, Moving Wallpaper, Are You Ready for Love?)

DC Pettigrew – Micky Cochrane

WPC Turner – Alice Blundell

Woman – Christina Berriman Dawson

Clerk – Killian Macardle

Gemma (ANNABEL SCHOLEY) with John Bacchus (LEE INGLEBY) - Image Credit: BBC/Company Pictures/Mark Bourdillon

Gemma (ANNABEL SCHOLEY) with John Bacchus (LEE INGLEBY) – Image Credit: BBC/Company Pictures/Mark Bourdillon

Episode 2 – Breathe In The Air

Andrew Cullen – Jason Done (Waterloo Road, Where the Heart Is, Conviction, Sea of Souls, In Deep, Wokenwell, Lewis)

Bridget – Lesley Nicol (Downton Abbey, Sarah & Duck, Heartbeat, East Is East)

Norman – Nicholas Woodeson (Mapp & LuciaThe Honourable Woman, Rome, The Escape Artist)

PC – Ben Fiske

Receptionist – Georgia Nicholson

Dr Plant – Jonathan Cullen (Our Zoo, Outnumbered)

Valarie Cullen – Deirdre Mullins (Man Down, Trivia, Hard Times)

Office Girl – Patsy Lowe

Davenport – Mark Aiken (24, Trinity, No Angels, Mersey Beat, Dressing for Breakfast, The Hello Girls, She Creature)

Anna Zewig – Susy Kane (House of Anubis, Barmy Aunt Boomerang)

Young Rachel – Emily Atkinson

Nurse – Bryony Corrigan

Young Esther – Ashleigh Armstrong

Lawyer – Richard Shanks (Pusher)

Mr Inler – Eamon Boland (In the City, Liverpool 1)


Episode 3 – Gently Among Friends

Michael Woodruff – Adrian Bower (Mount Pleasant, Teachers, A Touch of Cloth, Runaway, Talk to Me, Badger, Dirty Filthy Love)

Jo Parker – Louise Brealey (Sherlock, Ripper Street, Casualty, Bleak House, The Gil Mayo Mysteries)

Scott Parker – Nick Sidi (DCI Banks, The Secret of Crickley Hall, Marchlands, The Last Enemy, Waterloo Road, Bodies, Trust, Clocking Off, EastEnders)

Petey Magath – Anthony Flanagan (The Village, Shameless, Shetland, In the Flesh, Prisoners Wives, Rocket’s Island, Being Human, Silent Witness, Appropriate Adult, Survivors)

Anita Magath – Emma Cunniffe (Coronation Street, Southcliffe, Place of Execution, The Lakes)

Geoffrey – Jim Moir, aka Vic Reeves (House of Fools, Hebburn, The Life of Rock with Brian Pern, The Ministry of Curious Stuff, Catterick, Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), Shooting Stars, The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, Vic Reeves Big Night Out)

Liam Govan – Paul Brennen (Partners In Crime, Borgia, The Tudors, Bad Girls, EastEnders)

Young Man – Luke Maddison

Uniformed Sergeant – Kris Deedigan (Hollyoaks, Emmerdale)

Tommy – Glyn Pritchard

Crew Boss – Jim Kitson (Byker Grove)

Estate Agent – Lawrence Neale

Mr Sutton – Shaughan Seymour (Mr Selfridge, The Jury, Wives and Daughters)

Barman Neil – William Troughton


Episode 4 – Son Of A Gun

Jonjo Burdon – Jody Latham (Shameless, The Fixer, The Silence, Hollyoaks, Waterloo Road, EastEnders, The Tudors)

Doorman – Danny Cunningham (Candy Cabs, Soldier Soldier, Coronation Street)

Edith Macdonald – Elizabeth Carling (Casualty, Barbara, Goodnight Sweetheart, Boon)

Kit Macdonald – Pat McNamee


Inspector George Gently 2015 Trailer