It's 1969 and, on the cusp of a new decade, Gently has to face up to some sobering facts which could possibly have life changing repercussions. DS Bacchus and WPC Rachel Coles continue to have j a contentious relationship in which she gives as good as she gets, crushing his male ego and sexist attitude. Meanwhile Bacchus finds himself in love with the wrong woman.
1. Gently with the Women After a woman is found brutally murdered and a prostitute alleges she has been raped, the officers' attitudes force Gently to take a closer look at the way the police handle sexual complaints. 2. Breathe in the Air The suspected suicide of a GP takes Rachel Coles back to the village she grew up in, stirring up tragic memories and unveiling the heart-breaking consequences of industry. 3. Gently Among Friends Gently and Bacchus find themselves amongst the rubbish during the wildcat strikes when a body is found beneath the High Level Bridge. 4. Son of a Gun The uprising of the skinheads in Durham sees Gently furious at the easy accessibility of guns. Following an armed robbery can he bring the gang to justice before anyone else is shot?