Inspector George Gently

Series 1 - 1. The Burning Man

The Burning Man

About this programme

1/2. After an unidentified burnt body is found near an RAF base, Gently works alongside Special Branch officers who suspect the victim was involved with the IRA. However, the discovery that a large cache of guns has gone missing turns the case into a hostage situation. Feature-length episode starring Martin Shaw as the 1960s Northumberland detective, with Lee Ingleby and Robert Glenister.

Cast and crew

Cast

Inspector George Gently
Martin Shaw
DS John Bacchus
Lee Ingleby
China
Tony Rohr
PC Taylor
Simon Hubbard
Superintendent Empton
Robert Glenister
Wanda Lane
Pooky Quesnel
Doyle
John Kavanagh
Carmel O'Shaugnessy
Charlotte Riley
O'Shaugnessy
Deka Walmsley
Rauri O'Connell
Finbar Lynch
Madson
Tony Maudsley
Campling
Tom Beard
Podmore
Paul Wyett
Adjutant
Liam Hourican
Receptionist
Michael Winder
Billy
Colin MacLachlan
Customer
Rory James Wilson

Crew

Director
Ciaran Donnelly
Producer
Jake Lushington
Writer
Peter Flannery
Categories
Drama