Network: ITV (United Kingdom)
Premiered: 01.May.2011
Status: Running

Set around Newcastle and the stunning Northumberland countryside, Vera features complex and intriguing cases, atmospherically-shot landscapes and captivating performances, led by Brenda Blethyn who plays the unorthodox but brilliant DCI Vera Stanhope.

DCI Vera Stanhope - Brenda Blethyn
DC Kenny Lockhart - Jon Morrison
DC Mark Edwards - Riley Jones
DS Aiden Healy - Kenny Doughty
DS Joe Ashworth - David Leon
Dr. Marcus Summer - Kingsley Ben-Adir
DC Jacqueline "Jac" Williams - Ibinabo Jack
Forensic Pathologist Billy Cartwright - Paul Ritter
Celine Ashworth - Sonya Cassidy
Dr. Malcolm Donahue - Paul Kaye
DC Bethany Whelan - Cush Jumbo
DC Rebecca "Shep" Shepherd - Clare Calbraith
DC Hicham Cherradi - Noof McEwan
DC Holly Lawson - Wunmi Mosaku
Dr. Anthony Carmichael - Christopher Colquhoun