Through Bus, serving Vera country

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There are many well-established bus operators in the North East of England, but a recent addition to the scene is an operator that should probably have tea and biscuits with the Traffic Commissioner as soon as possible.

In the imaginary world of television, Land Rover Defender-driving detective DCI Vera Stanhope (played by Brenda Blethyn) cracks murder cases within two hours on a Sunday night on ITV1. The episode that aired on Sunday 29 January marks the start of series 12. Called ‘Against the Tide,’ Vera is called to a lighthouse when the body of a local council worker is found in a sailing boat, but it becomes clear that his life wasn’t plain sailing.


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