Friday, August 18, 2017

Vera Season 7 & Poirot Award for Brenda Blethyn

Vera returns to the U.S. this month on Acorn TVBrenda Blethyn stars as the brilliant detective chief inspector. Kenny Doughty returns as her go-to detective sergeant, Aiden Healy, in four new stand-alone episodes. Natural Selection, Dark Angel, Broken Promise, and The Blanket Mire. I've seen them all, and they're outstanding! Such great acting and storylines.

Called “One of the best mysteries…in the last decade” (The Baltimore Sun), Edgar-winner Vera follows a cantankerous but brilliant detective who solves unthinkable crimes in northeast England. Two-time Oscar nominee Brenda Blethyn imbues DCI Vera Stanhope with “a monumental intelligence” (The Guardian) in this hit detective drama inspired by Ann Cleeves’ bestselling crime fiction. 

FYI,  Acorn TV has all seven seasons available for streaming.

And Malice Domestic announced this week that Brenda Blethyn will be the Poirot Award Honoree for Malice Domestic 30. Ms. Blethyn is the Academy Award and Emmy nominated, Golden Globe winning actress who stars as DCI Vera Stanhope in the series Vera, based on the books by Ann Cleeves.

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