Sea of Souls (2004– )

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A group of faculty and staff at a Glasgow university studies the paranormal.

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 Dr. Douglas Monaghan (20 episodes, 2004-2007)
Dawn Steele ...
 Justine McManus (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
Iain Robertson ...
 Craig Stevenson (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
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Dr. Douglas Monaghan heads a small staff at a Glasgow, Scotland university that studies and performs experiments concerning paranormal activities and abilities. His staff includes a woman who has some psychic gifts herself, as well as a skeptic who always looks askance at what happens during their investigations. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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(7 episodes) (Series 1-2 and 4) | (6 episodes) (Series 3)

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All the stories in Seasons 1, 2 and 4 were two hours long, shown as two one-hour episodes on consecutive days of successive weeks. Those in Season 3 were one hour long, one episode per story. See more »

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Andrew Gemmill: Guns don't make me nervous - it's the bullets I don't like.
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Really rather engrossing television
17 February 2005 | by (Glasgow, Scotland) – See all my reviews

You could bill it crudely as a 'Scottish X Files' and while your case would have merit, you would be missing the point entirely.

Starring fairly well known Scottish actors Bill Paterson, Dawn Steele and Iain Robertson, Sea of Souls is set almost entirely in Glasgow within a fictional university called Clyde University. The series centres on a 'parapsychology' department, and the various cases of supernatural goings on or otherwise bizarre happenings the academics there receive to investigate.

Obviously this has strong overtones of X Files but the show is a touch more believable, frankly.

The main 3 characters are Douglas (Paterson), the head of the department, Justine, the relatively new recruit and slightly Mulder-esque in her approach, and Craig, the Scully, hard grounded in science.

The stories are always rich and varied, and the acting is surprisingly decent for a Scottish-made show. The characters are pretty stereotypical though, but their originality isn't really needed for this, because it's the plots which hold the show up.

With interesting direction, fascinating narrative and a surprising amount of believability, Sea of Souls is a very well conceived show which never fails to engage for the duration.

Highly recommended.


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