Filming for the 11th series of Vera took place in Sunderland's civic centre car park.

12 photos as Vera stars spotted filming at Sunderland's civic centre car park

The stars of the crime drama Vera were spotted filming in a Sunderland city centre car park as work on the 11th series continues.

The Burdon Road multi-storey is being used by the hit programme’s makers as they work on the 11th series of the ITV detective show today, Wednesday, May 5.

Brenda Blethyn, who takes the lead role in the North East-set drama, and Kenny Doughty, who plays Dec Sgt Healy, have been spotted alongside the production crew at the spot.

The award-winning show is made by Silverprint Pictures, which is part of ITV Studios, and its last series drew in an average of 7.5 million viewers in the UK.

Filming is taking place across the region this spring, with the footage set to be broadcast next year.

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