Vera season 12: Release date, Cast and Plot

The drama which continued for 11 seasons, is it going to have a comeback or not? Will there be a new season of the show? If so, when’s the release date? And, most importantly, who all are going to be in it? Well, don’t worry, that is why we are busy bees – trying our best to give you the latest details!

In this post, we’ve encompassed everything you need to know about Vera season 12, including its release date, cast, plot, and other updates. So, read the article till the very end. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to us or bookmark this page to never miss out on any updates!

Vera season 12: All about the series!

Vera is a British crime drama series adapted from a novel written by Ann Cleeves. The UK drama has a total of 46 episodes and premiered its most recent season in 2011. Produced by Elaine Collins, Elwan Rowlands, and Margaret Mitchell, the drama runs for 2 hrs each.

The series made its debut back in 2011 and is still airing with 11 seasons to date. You guys can imagine how amazing the series is doing through these last years! It is not only famous but has also gained quite a number of loyal flowers.

Vera season 12 renewal status: Confirmed or canceled?

As of now, there have been no official announcements regarding the Vera season 12 renewal. Hence, we cannot derive any conclusions as to whether season 12 will premiere or not. 

Vera season 12 release date: When’s it going to premiere?

After checking the social media handles, media news, cast statements, and following the release pattern, we are hoping that Vera season 12 will air by late 2022. The series will return to the same channel on the 29th of August by 8 pm.

Vera season 12 plot: What can we expect?

Vera investigates the murder of builder Jim Tullman (Gavin Kitchen), who was found beaten to death in the first of two episodes. 

Vera wonders if Jim’s murder was motivated by the fact that he was scheduled to testify in court. But she soon discovers a labyrinth of family grievances, jealousies, and lies.

The show aired for two more episodes this year but had to stop because of the hit it took due to the covid 19 restrictions. 

As of this writing, we do not have any official revelations regarding the Vera season 12 plot. In case we receive any news, we’ll let you guys know. Stay tuned!

Vera season 12 cast: Who’s going to be in it?

The cast members expected to return in season 12 of vera are;

  • DCI Vera Stanhope being played by Brenda Blethyn
  • DC Jacqueline will be portrayed by Williams Ibinabo Jack

  • Kenny Doughty will be back as DS Aiden Healy 

  • DC Kenny Lockhart is being played by Jon Morrison

  • Riley Jones played by PC Mark Edwards

Also for those who are still wondering about why David Leon who portrayed Joe Ashworth left the show abruptly in 2014, which indeed came as a shock to many of us. Well, Riley Jones (as PC Mark Edwards) haveq finally revealed what really went down and why Leon left the show.


To put it, Riley did not disclose the exact reason but he did say that as an actor, things can be difficult for some. “I don’t know, it might have been for personal reasons,” he informed


“These things happen. When you’re kind of going from series to series and there are a couple of months in between.”

Riley added: “It’s just the logistics of contracts and people get offered other jobs and all that type of stuff. So, I couldn’t comment about what happened, but these things do happen.”

Vera season 12: Recap!

The series took place behind Northumbria’s landscape. This season will premiere 2 episodes in 2021. Then in 2022, it followed with the release of 2 more episodes in January 2022. 

The show began filming in 2020. 4 more shots were taken in 2021 and you already may have watched. So, for season 4 episodes are there. Two more episodes of this season will air. And following the schedule, it will air this year only.

Vera season 12: Ratings!

The show is rated 8 by IMDb and scored an upvote of 4.8 out of 5 from the audience. This is a must-watch series for all crime lovers!

Vera season 12: Where to watch?

You will find the series is available on: ITV Hub and Amazon Prime Videos.


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