Vera star teases 'beautiful' location with on-set photo from new series

Vera star Riley Jones has given fans a sneak peek of the upcoming series with an on-set photo.

Series 12 of the ITV staple concluded a few months ago and the gripping finale has kept fans eager for updates on all the latest from the iconic Geordie detective.

They haven't been let down as there have been a couple of announcements regarding changes to the show, with Kenny Doughty leaving his role as DS Aiden Healy after eight years.

Vera's former sidekick Joe Ashworth is making a comeback in his place though, with David Leon reprising the role after a nine-year hiatus.

DC Mark Edwards star Riley Jones gave fans an exciting glimpse of upcoming episodes as he posted a snap from set on is social media recently.

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Locals instantly took a stab at the location after Riley shared the photo, with many calling the setting "beautiful" .

Posting a picture of Vera's staple Land Rover parked in front of a bridge in the blazing sunshine, Riley wrote: "Beautiful day filming! #Vera."

Vera viewers were excited to see the new series progressing and many responded to express their delight.

Twitter user @CornwallKateR penned: "It doesn't get better than this. Bring on the next series."

@prattle20 simply remarked: "Beautiful," while @_Lilla_E enthused: "Yey, love it! Happy filming #VERA #Vera13 #TeamVera."

@Pearcie commented: "You wonderful bunch of people! It’s a huge chunk of time filming away from families, and it must be a wrench. But it’s such a brilliant show. Thanks very much to you all."

"Spent my weekend on that bridge looking after the set!" @Shell_Crawford1 added.

@DuncanPaylor chimed in: "Right on my doorstep. It's a beautiful location. My day filming Vera for S10 was easily my 2nd favourite TV appearance!"

Meanwhile, returnee Joe has been spotted on set in recent weeks and appears all-smiles as he makes his comeback. The actor was seen in good spirits chatting to Riley on set in Hexham.

Vera is available to watch on ITVX.

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