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.
Life is hard. Death isn't any easier.
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Did You Know?
Several of the names in the series are puns. Kieren's last name is Walker, which is a term sometimes used to refer to zombies. Amy's last name is Dyer, referencing her deceased state. The show is set in the fictional village of Roarton, which sounds like "rotten". See more
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