If you are a fan of the TV series ‘Inspector George Gently’ you may already be aware of the recently aired storyline which highlights the effects of asbestos and mesothelioma.

Without spoiling the episode, here is a brief synopsis:

Taking you back to the 1960s in the North East, Inspector Gently is intrigued as to why a woman has tragically committed suicide. There are too many details that don’t add up, and he suspects murder. Why did this woman, a GP, want to end her life? Gently’s investigation leads him and his team to the discovery of a bigger industrial crime, more murders and more victims. Gently puts his career on the line to uncover who is really to blame.

If you’re interested in watching the episode in full please click the link http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b05twg2n/inspector-george-gently-series-7-2-breathe-in-the-air?fb_ref=Default