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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
31 July 2000 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
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:
The only thing wrong with this show is that it ended too soon! See more (47 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 11 of 12)

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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Did You Know?

Trivia:
In 2000, the Fox network in America produced a pilot episode for a US remake of 'Ultraviolet'. However, the series was not picked up and the pilot itself never aired.See more »
Quotes:
Father Pearse J. Harman:Our free range days are over.See more »

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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
The only thing wrong with this show is that it ended too soon!, 23 April 2005
Author: djambruso from Connecticut

Ultra Violet is a gritty British crime drama set in modern day London. Detective Sergeant Michael Colefield's best friend disappears on the eve of his wedding to, Kirsty, the girl Colefield secretly loves. Colefield's search to find the missing bridegroom leads him to disturbing discoveries about his friend and unearths a secret enforcement agency operating within Colefield's own police force and their mission – to obliterate the hidden society of once human creatures, human blood sucking creatures.

Leeches as they are called, look like us, act like us, and want many of the same things we do, which makes sense - they used to be us. Although the word Vampire is never applied to the heavies in this series, refreshingly, the classic tenets of vampire lore are maintained, (They can't eat food, they cast no reflection and have a perilous allergy to sunlight.) Updated to the 21st century, our secret agency uses ultra-modern day science to track, destroy and not quite dispose of these creatures.

Ultra Violet is an excellently well made combination Brit TV, Police drama and Vampire chase. If you appreciate any one of these genres, I suggest that you check out this series, but be warned, It does not seem to be available for rental in the US as yet. I took a chance and purchased the 2 disc set sight-unseen from AMAZON.com for $26.99. I loved it, and while the story arc of the series does reach a reasonable conclusion, it's clear there were years of story left to this show. I must reiterate, my only regret in Ultra Violet is that it didn't have a longer run. If this has got you at all interested – check the more detailed reviews on AMAZON.COM.

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