Brenda Blethyn has told how Vera creator Ann Cleeves was unimpressed with her Geordie accent during their first read-through.
Steve Martin has revealed he watches Vera, and is stunned by British acting talent.
Brenda Blethyn will star in a new sitcom about a working-class cafe owner who strikes up a friendship with an asylum-seeking African doctor.
Brenda Blethyn has said revisiting the character of DCI Vera Stanhope is a “joy” as she prepares to begin filming for the tenth series of the police show.
Brenda Blethyn will return as the unorthodox and witty DCI Vera Stanhope for a 10th series of Vera.
Brenda Blethyn has said she feared she was in the presence of a dead body when she filmed her hit show Vera at a landfill site.
Brenda Blethyn has responded to the backlash over celebrities being used for charity appeals, saying it means people listen and hear the message.
Brenda Blethyn, John Thomson and the singing cakes from the Great British Bake Off advert are all in the running for the British Animation Awards.
Detective drama Vera has been criticised by viewers who claim the Northumberland accents on the programme are not accurate and can be “tough to hear”.
This Morning viewers were left in hysterics when Brenda Blethyn was inappropriately mounted by her dog during the programme’s live broadcast.
Brenda Blethyn is back in Vera’s mac and floppy hat as she shoots the upcoming eighth series of the hit crime drama.