Vera Season 13: Everything we know so far

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Vera is a British crime drama series based on the Vera Stanhope series of novels written by crime writer Ann Cleeves. The series stars Brenda Blethyn as the principal character, Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope, who is obsessive about her work and faces a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape. The series was first broadcast on ITV on 1 May 2011, and has aired twelve series so far, with the latest concluding on 19 February 2023. The thirteenth series is set to air in early 2024.

Vera Season 13 Potential Plot: What’s next?

Vera Season 13

The plot of Vera Season 13 is not yet revealed, but it is likely to follow the pattern of previous seasons, which are based on the novels by Ann Cleeves. Each season consists of four episodes, each featuring a different case that Vera and her team have to solve. The cases usually involve complex and intriguing characters, dark secrets, and unexpected twists. Vera’s personal life and relationships with her colleagues are also explored throughout the series.

Vera Season 13 Cast: Who’s in it?

The cast of Vera Season 13 is expected to include:

  • Brenda Blethyn as DCI Vera Stanhope, the lead detective and protagonist of the series.
  • Kenny Doughty as DS Aiden Healy, Vera’s right-hand man and trusted colleague.
  • Jon Morrison as DC Kenny Lockhart, a veteran detective and a loyal member of Vera’s team.
  • Riley Jones as DC Mark Edwards, a young and eager detective who often clashes with Vera.
  • Ibinabo Jack as DC Jacqueline ‘Jac’ Williams, a smart and ambitious detective who joined the team in season eight.
  • Paul Kaye as Dr. Malcolm Donahue, the forensic pathologist who assists Vera with the cases.
  • Sarah Kameela Impey as Dr. Paula Bennett, a new forensic pathologist who joins the team in season twelve.

Will there be Vera Season 13?

Yes, there will be Vera Season 13. ITV confirmed that the show had been renewed for a thirteenth series in March 2023. The announcement came after the successful ratings of the twelfth series, which averaged 7.5 million viewers per episode. The thirteenth series is expected to air in early 2024.

Vera Season 13 Release Date: Speculation!

Vera Season 13

The release date of Vera Season 13 is not yet announced, but based on the previous seasons, it is likely to premiere in January or February 2024. The production of the series usually takes place between April and October of the previous year, so it is possible that the filming of Vera Season 13 will start in April 2023 and wrap up in October 2023. However, this may be subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic or other factors.

Similar Shows Like Vera

If you are a fan of Vera and are looking for similar shows to watch, here are some suggestions:

  • Shetland: Another crime drama series based on the novels by Ann Cleeves, set in the remote Scottish islands of Shetland. It follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate various crimes in the tight-knit community.
  • Unforgotten: A crime drama series that focuses on cold cases that are reopened by DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan. Each season follows a different case that involves historical crimes and long-buried secrets.
  • Midsomer Murders: A long-running crime drama series that depicts the murder investigations of DCI Tom Barnaby and later his cousin DCI John Barnaby in the fictional county of Midsomer. The series features quirky characters, picturesque villages, and bizarre murders.

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