Screen time: welcoming Vera

Depending on what you were doing last Sunday you may have noticed two hours of prime time national TV devoted to Northumberland.

Not an advert that we’ve funded I should point out, but the second series of ITVs acclaimed detective drama Vera.

While Brenda Blethin’s geordie accent may have caused a bit of debate, the show has given our area a huge boost providing national and international exposure to that all important tourist pound.Image

The show has proved a huge stage for us to sell Northumberland as a place, with the production largely filmed in the county as well as other parts of the North East.

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