Carter Krantz arrives in Blackpool to investigate who killed his mother. He gets a job in the local strip club. He soon realizes that the town has many dark secrets and that the killer may even be his boss - the club's owner.
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 Carter Krantz (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Shirley Woolf (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Lola Sutton (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Dudley Sutton (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Leo Finch (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Mercy Woolf (11 episodes, 2005)
Emily Aston ...
 Ruby Woolf (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Connie Woolf (10 episodes, 2005)
Roy Barraclough ...
 Onan Van Kneck (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Liam Woolf (10 episodes, 2005)
Paul Courtenay Hyu ...
 Bryan Luke / ... (9 episodes, 2005)
Ryan Pope ...
 Chris Church (8 episodes, 2005)
Beth Cordingly ...
 Vienna Keen (8 episodes, 2005)
Nicholas Beveney ...
 The Greek (8 episodes, 2005)
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 Hitman 1 / ... (7 episodes, 2005)
Brian Hibbard ...
 Willy Woolf / ... (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Valerie Hinchcliffe (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Bradley Stainer (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Shadowman / ... (5 episodes, 2005)
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Carter Krantz arrives in Blackpool to investigate who killed his mother. He gets a job in the local strip club. He soon realizes that the town has many dark secrets and that the killer may even be his boss - the club's owner.

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The Character name of 'Ambrose Chapel' is taken directly from an episode of The X Files. CIA Agent Ambrose Chapel (Played by Tom Butler) first appears in Season 2 Episode 16 'Colony' This episode is also the first to feature Alien Bounty Hunter. See more »

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The most intriguing of programmes in a long time!
6 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I totally disagree with comments slating this programme. I also stumbled across Funland - a surreal experience! It made great Sunday evening television and I could not wait for the next episode. It's dark, bizarre and certainly lends itself to a cult following. The acting from characters Lola and Carter particularly were believable and realistic. Watching it was an uncomfortable experience, which I am hoping was the intention of the writing and direction. It was this aspect that made it addictive for me. The almost cringe-worthy exposure to a sordid, sick underworld made fascinating watching. I am very pleased that it has been nominated for a Bafta.


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