Brenda Blethyn with her partner Michael Mayhew. The latter’s body was found in his flat in Newcastle, just years after his father Seth had been murdered by a petty burglar. My husband Michael was livid. How many episodes? DON'T MISS...Carol Kirkwood struggles live on-air due to James Martin distraction [VIDEO]Death in Paradise star Ardal O’Hanlon reveals real reason why he quit [INTERVIEW]Chris Evans: Virgin Radio DJ dishes the celeb he'd have an affair with [LISTEN]. The performer rose to prominence in 1996 drama Secrets & Lies and the likes of Saving Grace (2000) and Pride & Prejudice (2005) followed. “Michael came out to help me and the driver unload the car, and the first thing he did was take that little dog inside.”, Brenda added: “That was it: love at first sight. In the show, he’s DC Mark Edwards’s dog. Livid! She continued: “And one year I thought, ‘Why can’t I?’ So I asked him to put me down for a puppy. Brenda Blethyn has opened up about a move she made while away filming Vera, that sparked a “livid” response from her spouse. Chelsea Houska’s Net Worth: How Rich Is the Most Popular Teen Mom? The latter’s body was found in his flat in Newcastle, just years after his father Seth had been murdered by a petty burglar. Vera series 10 ITV air date, cast, trailer, plot: When is it back. Thankfully the tiny pup was very well received when she finally introduced it to her man. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy. Prior to her stint as Vera, Brenda started out at the Royal National Theatre before kicking off her TV career in Mike Leigh's Grown-Ups. Vera 2020 location: Where is Vera filmed? The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Brenda Blethyn has opened up about a move she made while away filming Vera, that sparked a “livid” response from her spouse. The ITV actress has been married to her second husband Michael Mayhew since 2010, the year before she was cast as the Geordie DCI. Blethyn marries at last Veteran actress BRENDA BLETHYN has revealed she's a married woman - after an engagement lasting 35 years. Brenda then decided it was time to say yes, without running it past her husband, art director Michael, who she has been with for the past three decades. Meanwhile, many will know Brenda for ITV’s Vera, which is now in its tenth season. The star recalled: “On the last day of filming, the man turned up with this little face looking out of his coat. Brenda then decided it was time to say yes, without running it past her husband, art director Michael, who she has been with for the past three decades. British art director Michael Mayhew has been her partner for the past three decades, and the couple married in June 2010. See today's front and back pages, download the newspaper, The 73-year-old once left her other half fuming after temptation got too much while shooting for the show.