Four years after the Rising, the government starts to rehabilitate the Undead for reentry into society, including teenager Kieren Walker, who returns to his small Lancashire village to face a hostile reception, as well as his own demons.
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 Kieren Walker (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Jem Walker (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Sue Walker (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Steve Cooper ...
 Steve Walker (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Amy Dyer (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Gary Kendal (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Stephen Thompson ...
 Philip Wilson (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Steve Garti ...
 Duncan Lancaster (8 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Shirley Wilson (7 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Pearl Pinder (7 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Maxine Martin (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Simon Monroe (6 episodes, 2014)
Gerrard Thompson ...
 Dean Halton (6 episodes, 2014)
Fiona Wass ...
 Sandra Furness (6 episodes, 2014)
Sara Kestelman ...
 Connie Furness (6 episodes, 2014)
Ann Saville ...
 Zoe (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Brian (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Ken Burton (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Vicar Oddie (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Sarah Jane Corrigan ...
 Loyal Parishioner (4 episodes, 2014)
Paul Warriner ...
 Dr. Tom Russo (4 episodes, 2014)
Sherry Ormerod ...
 Rose (4 episodes, 2014)
Charlie Kenyon ...
 Henry Lonsdale (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Brenda (4 episodes, 2014)
Eve Gordon ...
 Frankie Kirby (4 episodes, 2014)
Chris Finney ...
 Clive Furness (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Janet Macy (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Bill Macy (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Lisa Lancaster (3 episodes, 2013)
Bryan Parry ...
 Freddie Preston (3 episodes, 2014)
Juliet Ellis ...
 Patty Lancaster (3 episodes, 2013)
Gerard Thompson ...
 Dean (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Mrs. Lamb (3 episodes, 2014)
Kate Wood ...
 Sylvia Lonsdale (3 episodes, 2014)
Anita Breheny ...
 Denise (3 episodes, 2014)
Daniel Handbridge ...
 PDS Disciple / ... (3 episodes, 2014)
Oliver Birch ...
 Giles Weir (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Rick Macy (2 episodes, 2013)
Julian Gorman ...
 Male Zombie (2 episodes, 2013)
Roma Christensen ...
 Little Girl Zombie (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Julian (2 episodes, 2014)
Jordan Jessup ...
 Dad in Hotel (2 episodes, 2014)
Susan Twist ...
 Mrs. Bennett (2 episodes, 2013)
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 John Weston (2 episodes, 2014)
Darren Morfitt ...
 Victor Halperin (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Keith (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Cherie (2 episodes, 2014)
Rachel Levine ...
 Karen (2 episodes, 2014)
Cajun Sanderson ...
 Hilary (2 episodes, 2014)
Tasha Connor ...
 Charlotte Reigns (2 episodes, 2014)
Jack North ...
 Rob (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Iain Monroe (2 episodes, 2014)
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Four years after the Rising, the government starts to rehabilitate the Undead for reentry into society, including teenager Kieren Walker, who returns to his small Lancashire village to face a hostile reception, as well as his own demons.

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Anyone who was a zombie during the 'rising' and got the medical treatments are diagnosed with PDS (Partially Deceased Syndrome). See more »

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It's mentioned that when the PDS Sufferers were in their untreated state, brain eating was how they got their energy. It's never stated how they got their energy in their treated state, as the drug that keeps them in line only exists to help them function and doesn't actually give them energy. They can't eat or drink anything and are seen using sheep brains as a drug, but that exists only as a high. See more »

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brilliant English zombie drama
24 March 2013 | by (rochdale uk) – See all my reviews

well,I'm two episodes in and I'm hooked.i was a bit dubious at first about the cast,but i have to say they've all got into their roles brilliantly.its especially worth noting the performances of steve evets and ricky tomlinson,both truly underrated actors who have a larger than life screen presence and boy can they deliver those emotional scenes...

'in the flesh' is gritty,solid,brilliantly written and delves into questions never asked before.even the soundtrack has its moments of simple beauty.

if you like zombies and you like good television,'in the flesh' is well worth watching.

9/10.....(it loses a star because 3 episodes is not enough...which when you think about it,is a compliment to the writers and their ability to weave a gripping story....I'm hooked and 3 eps just isn't enough)


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