Acorn Profile Martin Shaw - The Professional in Inspector George Gently Series 6
Actor Martin Shaw reprises one of his most famous and enduring roles in the Inspector George Gently Series 6 DVD; now available from the Acorn online store.
Inspector George Gently Series Six opens in the aftermath of the harrowing shootings which brought Series Five to a close and almost cost the inspector and his partner their lives.
Actor Martin Shaw reprises one of his most famous and enduring roles in the Inspector George Gently Series 6 DVD; now available from the Acorn online store. Shaw is one of the UK’s most popular performers, renowned for his roles in crime dramas old and new, but the man himself has been vocal in his dislike of certain roles.
The actor found international fame in the 1970’s for his role is action series The Professionals, but outspoken actor criticised the famously violent show and his part in it. He played another crimestopper in the 1990’s, as Alan Cade in The Chief.
In 2001, he took arguably his most popular role until that point, in the BBC’s Judge John Deed. Every series of The Chief and Judge John Deed are now available from the Acorn DVD online store for reduced special offer prices; many cost as little as £9.99.
But as Inspector George Gently, Shaw would enjoy even greater success as the protagonist from the gripping crime novels by Alan Hunter. Combining period detail and contemporary thrills, Inspector George Gently is a 1960’s set procedural featuring Shaw as the eponymous detective.
Series 6 of the hit crime drama is now available to pre-order from the Acorn online store before its official release on 12 May 2014. The 4 disc set contains every single episode of the latest series including Gently Between the Lines and Gently Going Under.
Inspector George Gently Series Six opens in the aftermath of the harrowing shootings which brought Series Five to a close and almost cost the inspector and his partner their lives. It’s 1969 and George Gently has pushed himself to full fitness and a return to active duty. His partner DS John Bacchus, however, is still on the path to recovery and Gently is surprised to receive his resignation.
One of the highlights of this sixth series is the performance of Lee Ingleby as Bacchus, a man driven to the brink by a near fatal incident. If Gently is going to retain the services of his faithful sidekick, Bacchus will have to overcome barriers both real and imagined.
Pre-order the brand new George Gently DVD from Acorn DVD today and save money on other great DVDs from the Martin Shaw back catalogue, including The Chief, Series 3 to 5 and Judge John Deed Series 1 to 6. They’re all available right now at http://www.acorndvd.com.
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