Local teenager Tess Hunter tries to stop her small town from making the repeated decision to conjure a demonic entity.
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Catherine Sanderson Catherine Sanderson ...  Tess Hunter 6 episodes, 1993
Mary Wimbush ...  Esme Harkness 6 episodes, 1993
Tatiana Strauss Tatiana Strauss ...  Julia 6 episodes, 1993
Georgine Anderson ...  May Harkness 6 episodes, 1993
Bernard Kay ...  Richard Naismith 6 episodes, 1993
Simon Fenton ...  Ben Naismith 6 episodes, 1993
Heather Baskerville Heather Baskerville ...  Mrs. Hunter 6 episodes, 1993
Emma Jane Lavin Emma Jane Lavin ...  Carey Naismith 6 episodes, 1993
Alex Mollo Alex Mollo ...  Ashe 6 episodes, 1993
Beryl Cooke Beryl Cooke ...  Miss Cooper 5 episodes, 1993
Eileen Way Eileen Way ...  Alice Harkness 5 episodes, 1993
Jennifer Harris Jennifer Harris ...  Little Girl 5 episodes, 1993
Robert James ...  Dr. Josiah Naismith 4 episodes, 1993
Ronald Herdman Ronald Herdman ...  Ted Wayland 3 episodes, 1993
Danny Schiller Danny Schiller ...  Jack Fretwell 3 episodes, 1993
Donna Fawthrop Donna Fawthrop ...  Young Esme / ... 3 episodes, 1993
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40 years ago, the town conjured up a demon (Century) with disastrous results. Now they are about to conjure the demon again and are making the same mistakes all over again (some people never learn). Teenage Tess Hunter learns the truth and tries to stop a second disaster. Written by LepricahnsGold

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Fantasy | Thriller

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It's still well worth seeing.
16 January 2020 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

Russell T. Davies struck gold once again, following on from the success of Dark Season came Century Falls. The story of a Mother and daughter's arrival in the Village of Century Falls, a place where outsiders aren't welcome, and there are no children.

I can remember as a twelve year old being enthralled by this series, a lover of drama even back then, this was a cut above. Even watching it as an adult, I'm struck by just how good it still is, the script is incredibly clever, much darker than any other show made for kids. It deals with some quite big themes, some of which now you'll only see in dramas for adults.

A trio of unknown teens, and a group of seasoned actors all perform very well, Bernard Kay, Mary Wimbush and Georgine Anderson are all especially good.

I remember those opening credits and that music vividly.

It holds up very well. 9/10


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17 February 1993 (UK) See more »

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