Episode 6: The Way The Wind Blows

When the body of Lisa Millworth is found washed up on the shore of the River Tyne, DCI Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn) questions who would want a beloved mother, loyal friend and popular manager at a green energy company dead.  With few clues to launch her inquiry, Vera soon learns that Lisa has been in the middle of a storm both professionally and personally.

As Vera and the team piece together Lisa’s final movements, Vera must delve deep into her checkered past as well as deal with more recent and potentially deadly problems that Lisa has been up against. Unresolved wounds,  grievances, betrayal, misplaced loyalty and corporate cover ups all bubble to the surface which means Vera has to work harder than ever to zero in on the killer.


  • Alan Stocks as John Batley
  • Andrew Whipp as Warren Dyden
  • Brenda Blethyn as DCI Vera Stanhope
  • Catherine Dryden as Joanne Smith
  • Charlotte Baker as Lisa Millworth
  • Cynthia Emeagi as Gemma Thompson
  • Ezra Faroque Khan as Hisham Kalb
  • Hopi Grace as Ruth Farnsby
  • Ibinabo Jack as DC Jacqueline Williams
  • Jon Edgley-Bond as Barry Farnsby
  • Jon Morrison as DC Kenny Lockhart
  • Kenny Doughty as DS Aiden Healy
  • Kris Mochrie as Adam Michaels
  • Michael Balogun as Lee Millworth
  • Paul Kaye as Malcolm Donahue
  • Poppy Winter as Samantha Michaels
  • Riley Jones as DC Mark Edwards
  • Rochelle Goldie as Jess Farnsby
  • Ross Waiton as Damien Richardson
  • Stacey Evans as Ashley Dyden
  • Sian Webber as Glenda McMann

Vera continues tonight on ITV1 at 8pm

By Eastieoaks

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