It's 1960s England and the world is changing fast...Martin Shaw plays one of the unsung heroes of detective fiction, Chief Inspector George Gently, whose passionate investigations reveal the dark underbelly of a society on the cusp of change. Lee Ingleby is his ambitious and undisciplined sidekick, Sergeant John Bacchus. This two disc set contains the best four episodes as voted for by the fans.
1. Gently in the Night (2009) Bacchus and Gently hunt for the murderer of a woman whose body is discovered in a local church. 2. Gently Evil (2010) A young woman's body is discovered in an idyllic coastal village with the subsequent investigation leading Gently and Bacchus to suspect her estranged husband. 3. Goodbye China (2011) Gently looks into the suspicious death of an old friend and informant when he is given different reasons for the man's demise by the coroner and the nurse who tended him in his final few hours. 4. Gently in the Cathedral (2012) As a result of one of Gently's old enemies being released from prison the detective finds himself suspended from duty and his life at risk.