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VERA: Season 6

The unorthodox but brilliant DCI Vera Stanhope, played by BAFTA® and Golden Globe® winner Brenda Blethyn, is back to unravel more complex mysteries in Season 6 of VERA.
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The unorthodox but brilliant DCI Vera Stanhope, played by BAFTA® and Golden Globe® winner Brenda Blethyn, is back to unravel more complex mysteries in Season 6 of VERA.

Airs Thursdays, Oct. 15 - Nov. 5, 2020 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

This series is not available to stream on demand

Multi-award-winning Brenda Blethyn returns as the unorthodox but brilliant Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope, investigating more chilling crimes only she can solve.

Set in contemporary Northumberland and Newcastle, Brenda is reunited with co-stars Kenny Doughty, Cush Jumbo, Jon Morrison, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Lisa Hammond and Riley Jones in four new episodes from Season 6 of VERA.

VERA: Season 6 official ITV trailer

DCI Vera Stanhope, Detective Sergeant Aiden Healy (Doughty) and their team carry out various murder investigations including the deaths of an elderly grandmother, a local teenager and a hit-and-run victim.

DCI Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn) and Detective Sergeant Aiden Healy (Kenny Doughty) in a scene from the acclaimed detective drama, VERA.
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DCI Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn) and Detective Sergeant Aiden Healy (Kenny Doughty) in a scene from the acclaimed detective drama, VERA.

EPISODE GUIDE:

Episode 1: “Dark Road” airs Thursday, Oct. 15 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV - Vera investigates the mysterious death of Ann-Marie Richards whose body is discovered by a young girl on the wild and desolate Northumberland moors. Unbeknown to Vera and her team, this case will have devastating and long lasting effects for all involved.

Brenda Blethyn as Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope, and Kingsley Ben-Adir as pathologist Marcus Summer, in a scene from "Dark Road” from VERA Season 6.
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Brenda Blethyn as Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope, and Kingsley Ben-Adir as pathologist Marcus Summer, in a scene from "Dark Road” from VERA Season 6.

Episode 2: “Tuesday's Child” airs Thursday, Oct. 22 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV - DCI Vera Stanhope investigates the death of a man whose remains were discovered in remote caves.

DCI Vera Stanhope investigates the death of a man whose remains were discovered in remote caves.
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DCI Vera Stanhope investigates the death of a man whose remains were discovered in remote caves.

Episode 3: “The Moth Catcher” airs Thursday, Oct. 29 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV - DCI Vera Stanhope investigates a mysterious double murder in a remote country manor house. Episode 3 is an adaptation of "The Moth Catcher" by Ann Cleeves.

A scene from "The Moth Catcher." DCI Vera Stanhope investigates a mysterious double murder in a remote country manor house.
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A scene from "The Moth Catcher." DCI Vera Stanhope investigates a mysterious double murder in a remote country manor house.

Episode 4: “The Sea Glass” airs Thursday, Nov, 5 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV - When the body of a missing fisherman is found tangled in the nets of a North Sea trawler, Vera and the team delve into the lives of his family and a close-knit fishing community.

On “The Sea Glass,” DCI Vera Stanhope and the team delve into the lives of his family and a close-knit fishing community.
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On “The Sea Glass,” DCI Vera Stanhope and the team delve into the lives of his family and a close-knit fishing community.

This series is not available to stream on demand. You can pay to watch via Acorn TV on Amazon Prime Video.

Credits:

Silverprint Pictures for ITVS. Episodes are produced by Letitia Knight and directed by Marek Losey, Jill Robertson, Jamie Childs and Paul Gay. ITV Studios Creative Director of Drama, Kate Bartlett, is executive producer alongside Michael Dawson.