Inspector George Gently

The Burning Man

Series 1 - Episode 1 The Burning Man



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 & Crew

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
Director Ciaran Donnelly
Producer Jake Lushington
Writer Peter Flannery
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