Afterlife (2005– )

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University lecturer Robert Bridge (Andrew Lincoln) becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy (Lesley Sharp) in this chilling TV series.

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 Alison Mundy (14 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Robert Bridge (14 episodes, 2005-2006)
Kate Duchêne ...
 Barbara Sinyard (13 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Jude Bridge (13 episodes, 2005-2006)
Joshua David-Kennedy ...
 Josh Bridge (5 episodes, 2005)
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University lecturer Robert Bridge (Andrew Lincoln) becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy (Lesley Sharp) in this chilling TV series.

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You don't choose the spirits, they choose you.


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In the commentary, it is revealed that Andrew Lincoln accepted the offer to play Robert Bridge purely on reading the script for the first scene of the first series, and that Lesley Sharp was already involved. See more »

Quotes

Alison Mundy: Who was that?
Robert Bridge: Jude.
Alison Mundy: Your ex-wife?
Robert Bridge: Yes.
Alison Mundy: Hmm, that's nice for you.
Robert Bridge: It's not important.
Alison Mundy: Really?
Robert Bridge: I'm trying to help you Alison.
Alison Mundy: Go home to your wife Robert.
Robert Bridge: No.
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Magnificent
13 September 2005 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is really outstanding - one could perhaps compare it somewhat to "Medium" however it's darker and perhaps with a sadder tone; very well put together with superb, believable performances that you probably feel more than just see.

The characters reach out to you rather than just appear on the screen; it explores the notion of the "unwanted special gift" well and explore ridicule, disbelief and skepticism without falling for the normal clichés that we so often expect in this kind of feature.

The stories have original structure and the ongoing component is wholly necessary and not trivial; I was impressed.

The worst part is that there are only five episodes – fortunately I feel the ending was wide enough open to easily permit a 2nd season to come along, I really hope they do this as it has at least the promise that Medium has and perhaps a bit more in some ways.

Easily 5 stars out of 5 for me – if you get the chance to see it do so, very rewarding viewing.


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