Lee Ingleby as Bacchus
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1960s drama Insp George Gently returns for fifth series

Inspector George Gently is back on the small screen for its fifth series.

The BBC1 crime drama, set in the 1960s, stars Martin Shaw as the Chief Inspector and Lee Ingleby as Detective Sergeant Bacchus, his sidekick.

Mr Ingleby told 5 live's Richard Bacon why he thought the series was a success.

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  • 29 Aug 2012