Character: Lena Holgate
Created by: Ann Cleeves
Other cast: Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison, David Leon
Premiere date: May 2011
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Running time: 1h30
Appearances: Season 2 E01
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With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.


Season 2 Episode 1 « The Ghost Position »
Original air date : April 22, 2012
Directed by : Peter Hoar
Written by : Paul Rutman, Ann Cleeves
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When an old colleague of DCI Vera Stanhope, Sergeant Stuart Macken, commits suicide at the hospital where his daughter lies critically injured after his home had been fire bombed, the investigation leads to a number of suspects: the daughter’s stepfather, a missing protester Sergeant Macken had under surveillance, the protester’s pregnant girlfriend (Rose Leslie) and an art teacher.