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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
31 July 2000 (USA) See more »
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They Look Like Us. They Act Like Us.
Plot:
Michael Colefield is unwillingly thrust into the nightmarish world of vampires when he discovers a secret... See more »
User Reviews:
Dark and Powerful Drama See more (47 total) »

Cast

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Jack Davenport ... Detective Sergeant Michael Colefield (6 episodes, 1998)

Susannah Harker ... Dr. Angela March (6 episodes, 1998)

Idris Elba ... Vaughan Rice (6 episodes, 1998)
Philip Quast ... Father Pearse J. Harman (6 episodes, 1998)
Colette Brown ... Kirsty (6 episodes, 1998)

Fiona Dolman ... Frances (6 episodes, 1998)
Thomas Lockyer ... Jacob (4 episodes, 1998)

Corin Redgrave ... Dr. Paul Hoyle / ... (2 episodes, 1998)

Stephen Moyer ... Jack / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
Elizabeth Earl ... Angie's Daughter (2 episodes, 1998)

Georgia Goodman ... Emilie (2 episodes, 1998)
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Series Directed by
Joe Ahearne (6 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Writing credits
Joe Ahearne (6 episodes, 1998)

Series Produced by
Sophie Balhetchet .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1998)
Bill Shapter .... producer (6 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Original Music by
Sue Hewitt (6 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Cinematography by
Peter Greenhalgh (6 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Film Editing by
Jason Krasucki (3 episodes, 1998)
Nick McPhee (3 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Casting by
Susie Bruffin (6 episodes, 1998)
Liz Vincent-Fernie (6 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Production Design by
Jon Bunker (6 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Art Direction by
Ian Reade-Hill (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Amy Roberts (6 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Makeup Department
Stuart Conran .... prosthetics & special effects makeup (unknown episodes)
Elisa Johnson .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Theresa Kelly .... hair stylist / makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Danielle Brandon .... production manager (6 episodes, 1998)
Peter Gallagher .... production supervisor (6 episodes, 1998)
Liz Pearson .... post-production supervisor (6 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sam Harris .... first assistant director / second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Ted Rae .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
Siobhan Tucker .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
John Whitby .... carpenter (6 episodes, 1998)

Gillie Delap .... production buyer (unknown episodes)
Jason Herriott .... key scenic (unknown episodes)
John Maher .... construction manager (unknown episodes)
Tony Marks .... carpenter (unknown episodes)
Kenny Roy .... scenic artist (unknown episodes)
Richard Van Den Bergh .... model maker (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Orin Beaton .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Wayne Brooks .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Matthew Collinge .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
David Old .... dubbing mixer (unknown episodes)
Danny Sheehan .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Trevor Swanscott .... foley mixer (unknown episodes)
Ian Voigt .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Ian Wilkinson .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Rowena Wilkinson .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Chris Roff .... digital special effects advisor (6 episodes, 1998)

Duncan Horn .... digital special effects editor (unknown episodes)
Robert Minshall .... digital compositor: Encore Visual Effects (unknown episodes)
Sean Mullen .... digital compositor: Encore Visual Effects (unknown episodes)
Ted Rae .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Dino Dos Santos .... utility stunts (unknown episodes)
Kevin Rushton .... stunt actor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Neil Brown .... a camera focus puller (2 episodes, 1998)

Gary Chaisty .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Nathan Mann .... focus puller (unknown episodes)
Ben Philpott .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
John Robinson .... grip (unknown episodes)
Martin Stevens .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sheila Cullen .... wardrobe supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Josef d'Bache-Kane .... assistant on-line editor (6 episodes, 1998)

Dan Roberts .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Fleur Fontaine .... production coordinator (6 episodes, 1998)
Kevin Freemantle .... production accountant (6 episodes, 1998)
Simon Heath .... script editor (6 episodes, 1998)
Emma Short .... assistant accountant (6 episodes, 1998)

Jim Allan .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Rupert Bray .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Carol Saunderson .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Warner Strauss .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
 

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300 min (6 parts)
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Trivia:
Screened cinematically at some film festivals.See more »
Quotes:
Father Pearse J. Harman:Our free range days are over.See more »

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28 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
Dark and Powerful Drama, 11 January 2001
Author: sim4ward from Penzance, Cornwall

The word vampire might encourage the odd yawn from prospective viewers of any fantasy series these days, but fortunately Ultraviolet never uses the word and so we can enjoy it for what it is. My own feeling while watching this excellent series was that it was first and foremost a quality drama series. It has depth, it is thought-provoking, it is gripping and brilliantly conceived. The vampire element, referred to as leeches or Code 5 in the serial, are bound to present-day earth by such topical considerations as biological warfare, AIDS, abortion and other key social issues which, far from being boring or rammed down our throats, serve as a convincing backdrop to what is essentially a battle between authorities and the church, and the parasitic underground of late twentieth century society. The supernatural element, in fact, blends so superbly with the natural that if any viewer were to chance across this series in midstream they would find themselves wondering exactly what they were watching. Six episodes scarcely seems enough to satisfy, but on the other hand, the entire adventure is wrapped up so neatly that, unless some equally clever ideas are forthcoming, this mini-classic should be laid to rest. A high quality cast, scripts and an atmosphere to rival the best of the X Files, all rooted in darkly convincing reality, Ultraviolet is a powerful combination of supernatural thriller and drama with biting social comment. This is so good it hardly seems like fantasy at all. The future of British SF should look to Ultraviolet as its mentor.

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