A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.
A young couple move into an apartment only to find the body of a young woman that had been missing for 2 years but never registered as missing which leads to a deeper investigation into what actually happened.
Follows aging novelist Vida Winter, who enlists a young writer to finally tell the story of her life including her mysterious childhood spent in Angelfield House, which burned to the ground when she was a teenager.
25 years ago, Jane saw a man killing her mother. Today, she's a well adjusted wife and mother herself. While having a physical, she notices a doctor who looks like the killer and reports him. No one believes her - except one cop.
People who watched 'Marchlands' a couple of years ago should know what to expect here; like the earlier work this five part series is set in three different time periods. The first is during the Second World War where Lucy, a seventeen year old girl, dies in a barn-fire shortly after an assignation with an American airman at Lightfields Farm in Suffolk; in the second a mother and daughter move into Lightfields, the mother was there at the time of the fire but has no memory of it and in the final time period an elderly man moves to Lightfields to live with his son and daughter-in-law and their grandson Luke in the present day he too was there at the time of the fire. Over the course of the series a picture builds up as to what happened Lucy and it looks as if her restless spirit is seeking revenge on those she holds responsible for her death. Away from the main plot Luke's grandparents have to contend with his father who is trying to get custody of him.
Having enjoyed 'Marchlands' I was keen to watch this too and wasn't disappointed. The events in the three time periods where nicely interwoven and it was never confusing as to which time we were watching. There were plenty of people to suspect in the starting of the fire; including some who felt they might be to blame even though it ultimately became apparent they weren't. Lucy's ghostly appearances were creepy in a good way; especially when it looked as though she was targeting young Luke. The cast all put in good performances; this includes both familiar faces and some less well-known actors. Overall I'd say this was well worth watching; each week I was left wanting to know what would be revealed next.
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