WATCH: ITV Vera filming in Alnwick

Brenda Blethyn, star of ITV’s crime drama Vera, has been spotted filming the third episode of the fifth series of the programme in Alnwick.

The cast and crew have been shooting scenes on Fenkle Street this morning and in Alnwick Market Place, during the regular Thursday market.

Filming of Vera in Alnwick

Filming of Vera in Alnwick

Blethyn plays the series’ main character DCI Vera Stanhope.

They are filming for 12 days in total until September 1, at various locations around Alnwick including Elemental tattoo studio this morning, St Paul’s Church, the Duchess’s Community High School, Chillingham Castle, the Oddfellow’s Arms and others.

Vera is based on books written by Ann Cleeves and the episode being filmed in Alnwick is about a story based in the town.