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Vera Season 12: Release Date & Everything to Know

Vera Season-12
Vera Season 12 (Credits- RadioTimes)

If you love watching murder mysteries, Vera is something you shouldn’t miss. The British drama has been thrilling us for a decade now. Its first episode aired in 2011. The TV series is based on the Vera Stanhope novel series by Ann Cleeves.

Currently, the crime show is running its 11th season. It features Detective Chief Inspector Vera solving complicated murder cases. The plot is based in Northumberland and North Tyneside, where author Ann spent two decades. DCI Vera is passionate about her work.

You will see her in an overcoat with a Hat. We know it’s typical detective attire. But actress Brenda Blethyn slays the role with her unique charm. The January of 2023 will have an all-new season of the series. We’ll tell you its release date and all the other details.

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Vera Season 12: Cast and Characters

We’ll see our favorite, Brenda Blethyn, nailing the character of detective Vera. She has been living the role. Brenda told Radiotimes that she was not in the mood to quit the show. Plus, she loves the friendliness of the North Eastern people of England. 

Brenda Blethyn in ITV series Vera

Brenda Blethyn in ITV series Vera (Credits- Wales Online)

Kenny Doughty will be playing DS Aiden Healy. Jon Morrison is cast as DC Kenny Lockhart. Paul Kaye will be starred as  Pathologist Dr. Malcolm Donahue.  Ibinabo Jack will be seen as DC Jacqueline Williams, and Riley Jones as DC Mark Edwards.

Apart from the regular cast, there’s a new entry as well. Sarah Kameela Impey will be playing Pathologist Dr. Paula Bennett. Paula is an amazing forensic doctor, grieving the loss of her father. 

Vera Season 12: Release Date and Time

Vera has an impressive IMDB rating of 8.1. The first episode of season 12 will air on 29th January 2023 at 8 PM in the UK. It will be broadcasted on channel ITV1. This January will also have 2 episodes of season 11.

The 11th season is the only season in the series having 6 episodes. All the other seasons had only four episodes. Its fifth episode, Vital Signs, was released on the 15th of January, 2023. The final episode, The Way the Wind Blows, will air on 22 January 2023. So, this January is a win on a win for Vera lovers. 

A Scene From Vera Season 11 Episode 3

A Scene From Vera Season 11 Episode 3 (Credits- Birmingham Live)

Vera Season 12: Episode Schedule

Will Sinclair directed Episode 1 is named Against The Tide. Lucia Haynes is the writer of this episode. Episode 2 is called For the Grace of God. This episode is written by Sally Abbott and directed by Claire Winyard.

The Third episode, titled Blue, is written by Paul Logue and directed by Khurrum M. Sultan. Vera Season 12 Episode 4 is the 50th episode of the series. Actress Brenda sees it as a proud moment and says that it’s an achievement for everyone involved in the show. This episode is called The Darkest Evening. Paul Gay is the director of the final episode. Colette Kane wrote it.

  • Vera Season 12 Episode 1: Sunday 29 January 2023
  • Vera Season 12 Episode 2: Sunday, 5 January 2023
  • Vera Season 12 Episode 3: Sunday, 12 January 2023
  • Vera Season 12 Episode 4: Sunday, 19 January 2023

How To Watch Vera Season 12: Streaming Guide

If you are in the UK, you can tune in to Channel ITV1 and watch the show. You can also stream it on ITVX for free. And, if you want the content without any ad disturbance, switch to ITVX Premium.

After the 7-day free trial, you need to pay £5.99 per month or £59.99 per year. And, if you are in the US, Canada, and Australia, you can enjoy the show on Britbox. Britbox also gives a 7-day free trial. After this, the monthly cost is 7.99 US Dollars, 9.99 Canadian Dollars, and 8.99 Australian Dollars.

Vera Season 12: Episode Spoilers

In Episode 1, Vera will be investigating the murder of a local officer. His body is discovered in a remote lighthouse. Everybody assumes it to be an accident as the person did not have animosity with anybody. But Vera’s intuitions say something else. She begins inspecting his final days and discovers some shocking truths. 

Episode 2 features an army man who left his job and tried to adjust to civilian life. However, this wasn’t easy for him. This story will have some breathtaking secrets and betrayals.

Vera and DS Aiden Healy

Vera and DS Aiden Healy (Credits-The Sun)

Episode 3 revolves around the murder mystery of PC Joel Kingston, a dedicated police officer. His dead body was found in Park Lake. Episode 4 will lead Vera into her ancestral house. She comes across a car with a baby in it.

It was a stormy night with no mobile signal. This forced her to take shelter in Brockburn House. She faces her family members with whom the detective doesn’t share a good bond. 

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