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Review Louisa Mellor 28 Feb 2013 - 12:09

Last night, we saw the first episode of BBC Three's In The Flesh, an original three-part zombie drama. Here's what we made of it...

Hear the words 'zombie drama' and what springs to mind? Chugging chainsaws, gore-splattered camera lenses, and a righteous amount of undead carnage quite probably. The zombies' opponents may be hapless “you’ve got red on you” types, or locked-and-loaded badasses in the vein of The Walking Dead’s Shane. Either way, a climactic macho circus of undead limbs and exploding heads is often on the menu, usually accompanied by a 'fuck yeah’ rock soundtrack.

A slender teen sat quietly on the edge of his bed contemplating his place in a new, crueller world as despair balladeer Keaton Henson’s Charon plays then, is not your typical zombie fare. That’s the first point to make about In The Flesh, the »

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