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Vera Season 4 Encores This Month

Vera, the critically acclaimed crime drama starring award-winning actress Brenda Blethyn (Secrets & Lies; Little Voice) as DCI Vera Stanhope, returns to KCTS 9 with Season 4 of this edge-of-your-seat, crime-solving drama. Based on the best-selling Inspector Stanhope books by Ann Cleeves, this season takes Vera down by the sea to investigate a community’s deep secrets.

Tune in to KCTS 9 on Thursday nights at 9:00 p.m. beginning August 6 to enjoy a special encore presentation of Vera Season 4.
Spoiler alert: The episode descriptions below may give away a little more of the story than you’ll want to hear…You’ve been warned!

Episode 401: “On Harbour Street” 
DCI Vera Stanhope investigates the mysterious death of pensioner Margaret Kraszewski on a busy Newcastle train at the height of rush hour. DS Joe Ashworth struggles to maintain a professional distance, as his daughter is key witness in the case. Led to a quiet street in a rundown seaside town, they discover a tight knit community living in the shadow of a long-held, explosive secret.

Episode 402: “Protected”
DCI Vera Stanhope and DS Joe Ashworth investigate the murder of David Kenworthy, found dead on the beach at Whitley Bay. Vera digs into the past, uncovering that the Kenworthy family business is not as respectable as it appears. When a second death occurs, Vera is faced with pressure to solve the case quickly; she must use all her tenacity to expose the rift in the heart of the fractured family.

Episode 403: “The Deer Hunter” 
When DCI Vera Stanhope and DS Joe Ashworth find Shane Thurgood, a suspected poacher, dead from a gunshot wound, Joe concludes it is a hunting accident while Vera digs deeper. Vera uncovers Shane's checkered past and his recent inheritance of a vast amount of land. She further digs into Shane's murky history with both poachers and landowners to understand what brought him to his ultimate end.

Episode 404: “Death of a Family Man”
In the closing episode of the fourth series of Vera, DCI Vera Stanhope investigates the death of businessman John Shearwood, who was found floating under the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. Chief Investigator Owen Preece reveals that John has been leading a double life in more ways than one. Vera exposes all the secrets hidden behind John’s veneer of respectability to discover that his downfall stems from a tragic incident years before.



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more vera ,gently,dci banks, blue murders, father brown, ms fisher mysteries ,Dr blake PLEASE

Ditto! YES please more Vera, Dr. Blake, Miss Fisher, Father Brown, and Death in Paradise!

Will we soon be seeing more "Death in Paradise"?

Will PBS be broadcasting this British series, based on the Shetland mystery series by Ann Cleeves? If so, when?

...more of the caliber of Vera, Dr. Blake, Ms Fisher & SILK. We need these quality dramas to offset the horrors of today's hateful politics. It's great relief, and a sadness when we become "hooked" and suddenly Vera is gone. Thank you.

When will KCTS be airing Season 7 of Vera?