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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
9 February 2003 (UK) See more »
Tagline:
Are you ready for judgment day?
Plot:
Steven Baxter is the Son of God, and can produce the miracles to prove it. How does the world react when he announces it has to produce a Third Testament within five days, or else it's Judgment Day? Full summary »
Awards:
1 win & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Things that make you go "mmmmmm" See more (27 total) »

Cast

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Lesley Sharp ... Judith Roach (2 episodes, 2003)

Annabelle Apsion ... Fiona Morris (2 episodes, 2003)
William Travis ... Dave Morris (2 episodes, 2003)
Peter Armitage ... Frank Baxter (2 episodes, 2003)

Ace Bhatti ... Peter Gupta (2 episodes, 2003)

Christopher Eccleston ... Stephen Baxter (2 episodes, 2003)
Jazmine Franks ... Jane Morris (2 episodes, 2003)

Mark Benton ... Johnny Tyler (2 episodes, 2003)

Peter Wight ... Chief Superintendant Len Chadwick (2 episodes, 2003)
Jack Watson ... Alex Morris (2 episodes, 2003)

Angel Coulby ... PC Louise Fraser (2 episodes, 2003)

Kenny Doughty ... PC Simon Lincoln (2 episodes, 2003)

Tim Woodward ... Chief Constable Richard Tanner (2 episodes, 2003)
John Warnaby ... Phone-in Presenter (2 episodes, 2003)
Judy Finnigan ... Herself (2 episodes, 2003)
Richard Madeley ... Himself (2 episodes, 2003)
Jon Snow ... Himself (2 episodes, 2003)
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Series Directed by
Adrian Shergold (2 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Writing credits
Russell T. Davies (2 episodes, 2003)

Series Produced by
Russell T. Davies .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2003)
Ann Harrison-Baxter .... producer (2 episodes, 2003)
Des Hughes .... associate producer (2 episodes, 2003)
Nicola Shindler .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Original Music by
Murray Gold (2 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Cinematography by
David Odd (2 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Film Editing by
Tony Cranstoun (2 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Casting by
Beverley Keogh (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Chris Wilkinson (2 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Art Direction by
Emma Dibb (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Emma Rosenthal (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Davy Jones .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Alison Mountford .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Jacqui Walsh .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
David Boyle .... post-production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Chris Clarkson .... post-production supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jamie Hall .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Jonathan Leather .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Dan Winch .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Steve Bedford .... construction manager (unknown episodes)
Pawlo Wintoniuk .... stand-by art director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Mike Stewart .... adr and tracklay (2 episodes, 2003)

Chris Cartwright .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Dennis Cartwright .... sound (unknown episodes)
Colin Cooper .... adr recordist (unknown episodes)
John Crumpton .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
John Rutherford .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Jonathan Seale .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
John Whitworth .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Graham Brown .... special effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Keith Edwards .... special effects technician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Peter Bach .... digital effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Steve Garrad .... visual effects producer (unknown episodes)
Ben Murray .... digital effects (unknown episodes)
Jim Parsons .... digital effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Rick English .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 2003)
Gareth Milne .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 2003)
Peter Pedrero .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 2003)
John Tannen .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Evans .... clapper loader (2 episodes, 2003)
John Rundle .... grip (2 episodes, 2003)

Lee Howarth .... stand-by rigger (unknown episodes, 2003)
 
Series Editorial Department
Kevin Horsewood .... telecine colorist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Mark Tucker .... music score recording engineer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Alan Eccleston .... action cars (1 episode, 2003)
Geoff Kay .... action cars (1 episode, 2003)
 
Series Other crew
Susie Conklin .... script editor (unknown episodes)
Joy Sapieka .... publicist (unknown episodes)
Carol Saunderson .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

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Runtime:
144 min (2 parts)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Australia:PG (cable rating) | UK:15

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Originally Steve's mother was a character, but after the scenes were cut, a line was dubbed in that she committed suicide years earlier.See more »
Quotes:
Stephen Baxter:I am salvation, and I'm taking you forward - all of you. A brand new gospel for the entire human race, coming soon. Stay tuned.See more »

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21 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Things that make you go "mmmmmm", 8 April 2004
Author: (benc7ca)

I rented the dvd (appropriately enough) over the Easter weekend and it made for a very interesting diversion from the usual sappy, soppy, silly "resurrection" of religious movies we get bombarded with at this time of year. The acting was very good and the premise even better. Episode one was excellent and I wondered how the director was going to bring this to a resolution in episode two. Well, I loved the ending but I am, like other viewers, foxed as to how it came about. The peculiar logic of the film was compromised by a sudden revelation I'm not convinced the character would have(or could have) had. Nevertheless, I recommend this to anyone who has had their fill of the Mel Gibson/right wing/heaven- forbid-we-have-an-original-thought treatments of spiritual subjects.

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