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Season: 1 | 2
Year: 2005 | 2006


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: More Than Meets the Eye

16 August 2005
Psychic medium Alison Mundy arrives in Bristol and,at her first public session,communicates with the mother of student Veronica Vass,who died in a suicide pact with her husband. Veronica's tutor,psychology lecturer Robert Bridge,is cynical of fake mediums and goes to see Alison to tell her she is not helping Veronica. He is not prepared for Alison's disclosure that she knows he accidentally killed his little boy. Veronica kills herself but Alison sees her shade and tells Robert she is happy to be reunited with her parents. As Alison tells Robert she feels her gift is a curse he relaxes his attitude towards her.

Lesley Sharp ... Alison Mundy

Andrew Lincoln ... Robert Bridge
Kate Duchêne ... Barbara Sinyard

Anna Wilson-Jones ... Jude Bridge

Cara Horgan ... Veronica Vass
Rhian Grundy ... Jen

Joe Anderson ... Phil

Rasmus Hardiker ... James

Julie Hoult ... Young Mum
Anna Farnworth ... Mother
Rad Lazar ... Father
Ella Morris ... Young Veronica
James Nelson Tumber ... Little Boy
Oscar James ... Mr. Yearsly

Jay Byrd ... Mrs. Yearsly
Colin Prockter ... Arthur Rose
Maureen Bennett ... Woman #1
Sandy Welch ... Clive Gilman
Joshua David-Kennedy ... Josh Bridge
Gail Clayton ... Surgeon
Simon Capes ... Anaesthetist
Alisdair McKee ... Postman

Season 1, Episode 2: Lower Than Bones

1 October 2005
After schoolgirl Carly Tufnell goes missing her shade appears to Alison in a supermarket. From the information Carly gives Alison the police are able to locate the corpse but Alison asserts that Carly will not be at peace until her killer is punished. Working with D.I. George Alison obtains photos of suspects for Carly to identify and an arrest is made though the speculative opinions of a medium have no legal power and the man is released. However Alison is vindicated when Carly's ghost takes revenge on the murderer. Robert's ex-wife meanwhile accuses him of being unable to move on following the death of their son Josh and he is unsympathetic when Alison tells him that Josh needs to speak to him before he can pass over.

Lesley Sharp ... Alison Mundy

Andrew Lincoln ... Robert Bridge

Anna Wilson-Jones ... Jude Bridge

Adrian Lester ... D.I. Felix George

Kevin Doyle ... Ray Tufnell
Clare Cathcart ... Liz Tufnell
Ellen Howard ... Carly Tufnell
Sarah-Jayne Steed ... Stace
Daniel Flynn ... Donald Bardo
Maria Pride ... D.S. Jan Pritchard
Scarlett Perdereau ... Fabienne

Matthew James Thomas ... Bardo's Lawyer (as Matthew Thomas)
Sara McGaughey ... Supt. Fiona Tallis (as Sara McGughey)

Season 1, Episode 3: Daniel One & Two

8 October 2005
Allison becomes involved with a young man diagnosed with schizophrenia, but she suspects he is not insane, but haunted.

Lesley Sharp ... Alison Mundy

Andrew Lincoln ... Robert Bridge
Kate Duchêne ... Barbara Sinyard
Joshua David-Kennedy ... Josh Bridge

Saskia Reeves ... Sheila Rabey

Nicholas Shaw ... Daniel Rabey

Steven Elder ... Chris Rabey
Joanna Horton ... Frankie Johnson
Rhodri Meilir ... Daniel Two

Badria Timimi ... Dr. Lalita Sharma

John Owens ... Minister of Tea
Pameli Benham ... Lucy
James Anderson ... Wardrobe Man
Sarah Buckland ... Jigsaw Woman

Season 1, Episode 4: Misdirection

15 October 2005
Allison gets a job at a local assisted living home and discovers one of the other staff is being haunted by a recently departed resident.

Season 1, Episode 5: Sleeping with the Dead

22 October 2005
Alison is approached by Sandra Petch who believes her flat is haunted,so Alison moves in with her and witnesses the shades of a man and wife,the husband smothering the woman with a pillow. Robert also shows up to observe and sees Alison living through the murder but is convinced she is having a nightmare. Later Sandra proves to be an investigative journalist out to show Alison up as a fraud though the 'ghosts' will have the last word. Angry with the journalist for tricking Alison Robert nonetheless refuses to believe his son Josh is trying to reach him and argues with ex-wife Jude,who suspects he is seeing Alison to get in touch with Josh.

Season 1, Episode 6: The 7:59 Club

29 October 2005
Alison is contacted by a group of people led by Irene Moser,all of whom lost relatives in the 7.59 from Manchester train crash in 1999. Alison was also on board,her womb was damaged,making her barren but it was after this event that she gained her psychic powers. She consents to a seance at which the survivors will try to contact the deceased loved ones and Robert,ducking out of Jude's party with her new man,goes too. Here he receives a message from Josh to shake his cynicism but the pressure on Alison sends her into unconsciousness.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Roadside Bouquets

16 September 2006
Alison is recovering from the traumatic séance that saw her inhabited by the ghost of Robert's son, and realizes she has to dedicate her life to helping spirits. After seeing a strange woman at a roadside, she becomes embroiled in the mystery surrounding a fatal car crash.

Season 2, Episode 2: The Rat Man

23 September 2006
Alison and Robert investigate a series of suicides in a prison, where murderer Ian Garland claims a malevolent spirit called the Rat Man urged him to commit multiple crimes. Alison is soon convinced the ghost is responsible for the deaths and tries exorcise it from the place to help the other convicts - but endures terrifying visions of the killer's victims in the process and puts herself in terrible danger.

Season 2, Episode 3: Lullaby

30 September 2006
Alison is contacted by a father who has heard a voice whispering to his infant son through the baby monitor, as she struggles to deal with being haunted by her own mother's spirit. The child's mother refuses to heed the medium's warning to leave the house and becomes convinced her husband is going mad. Meanwhile, Robert confronts his long-buried feelings for Jude - before receiving some shocking news

Season 2, Episode 4: Your Hand in Mine

7 October 2006
Alison investigates when Lucy, a bride-to-be, starts exhibiting symptoms of the skin disease that killed her husband Jonathan's first wife, and realises the bride is possessed by the dead woman's spirit. Meanwhile, unaware of Robert's illness, Alison struggles to understand his sudden scepticism as she also struggles with the ghost of her dead mother - who is beginning to take over her life.

Season 2, Episode 5: Mirrorball

21 October 2006
Alison attempts to intervene when the ghost of a man who killed a student starts to haunt the dead girl's best friend - who clearly knows more about the spirit than she is letting on. As the medium becomes more erratic, Robert starts to fear his friend will end up the same way as her mother, but fails to convince Alison to talk about her increasingly odd behavior.

Season 2, Episode 6: Mind the Bugs Don't Bite

28 October 2006
As Alison gives in to the madness induced by her mother's spirit, Robert tracks down the medium's estranged father, hoping he will provide an explanation for his daughter's haunting. The trio spend a stormy night dissecting the secrets of the past - leading to revelations about Alison's childhood and how her mother died.

Season 2, Episode 7: Things Forgotten

4 November 2006
Alison investigates when a teenager who has been haunted by visions of a young boy claims the psychic he has been visiting is an impostor, but finds herself unable to connect with the spirit world. While Robert reassures his colleague that she still can use her insight into human emotions for the benefit of others, he struggles to find the right moment to tell her the news about his failing health.

Lesley Sharp ... Alison Mundy

Andrew Lincoln ... Robert Bridge
Andrew T. Collins ... Neurologist (as Andrew Collins)
Kate Duchêne ... Barbara Sinyard
Alex Dunbar ... Other Driver

Martin Fisher ... Harry's Father
Gregory Foreman ... Harry
Chris Garner ... Paramedic
Clive Hayward ... Funeral Director
Michael Press ... Boy in Mask
Zara Ramm ... Harry's Mother

Claire Rushbrook ... Jennifer

Anna Wilson-Jones ... Jude Bridge

Season 2, Episode 8: A Name Written in Water

11 November 2006
Alison launches a frantic search for Robert after being shocked by a terrifying vision of him. She eventually bumps into Barbara, who reveals the lecturer has been admitted to intensive care. Sitting at his bedside, the medium detects the spirit of a nurse who has made it her mission to try and care for every patient admitted to the hospital.

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