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Cast

Series cast summary:
Albert Finney ...  Daniel Feeld 4 episodes, 1996
Ciarán Hinds ...  Fyodor 4 episodes, 1996
Frances de la Tour ...  Emma Porlock 4 episodes, 1996
Grant Masters ...  Tony Watson 4 episodes, 1996
Ganiat Kasumu Ganiat Kasumu ...  Luanda 4 episodes, 1996
Carmen Ejogo ...  Blinda 4 episodes, 1996
Henry Goodman ...  David Siltz 4 episodes, 1996
Saffron Burrows ...  Sandra Sollars 4 episodes, 1996
Diane Ladd ...  Martina Masdon 3 episodes, 1996
Joe Roberts Joe Roberts ...  Chris / ... 3 episodes, 1996
Tara Woodward Tara Woodward ...  Beth 3 episodes, 1996
Rob Brydon ...  Karl 3 episodes, 1996
Anna Chancellor ...  Anna Griffiths 3 episodes, 1996
Claudia Malkovich Claudia Malkovich ...  Kaya 2 episodes, 1996
David Foxxe David Foxxe ...  Andrew Milton 2 episodes, 1996
James Peck James Peck ...  Fyodor's Apartment Guard 2 episodes, 1996
John Light ...  Student Daniel 2 episodes, 1996
Terence Maynard ...  1st MSC Guard 2 episodes, 1996
Guy Masterson Guy Masterson ...  Police Chief 2 episodes, 1996
Jonathan Cake ...  Nat 2 episodes, 1996
Adam Bareham Adam Bareham ...  Daniel's Father 2 episodes, 1996
Rupert Penry-Jones ...  Militiaman / ... 2 episodes, 1996
Malcolm Rogers Malcolm Rogers ...  Preacher 2 episodes, 1996
Harry Ditson ...  Harry Schumpet 2 episodes, 1996
Silas Carson ...  1st Sentry / ... 2 episodes, 1996
Jason Salkey ...  2nd Sentry / ... 2 episodes, 1996
Donald Sumpter ...  Dr. Rawl 2 episodes, 1996
Roy Hudd ...  Ben Baglin 2 episodes, 1996
Richard E. Grant ...  Nick Balmer 2 episodes, 1996
Natascha McElhone ...  Angie 2 episodes, 1996
Katy Carmichael Katy Carmichael ...  2nd Hostess 2 episodes, 1996
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Dr. Emma Porlock and her colleagues, attempting to unlock the secrets of human memory for the Masdon drug empire, get a cryogenically stored 400-year-old human head to project its memories through virtual reality displays. But Porlock and her team are chronically under-funded, and she may have to go around Masdon to a media sleaze merchant to get the money she needs to maintain the project. But an even more complex world of secret police, RON (Reality-Or-Nothing) riots, and murder is going on outside the lab. And the deeper Porlock goes into the frozen memories of the writer Daniel Feeld, the more twisted the labyrinth of intrigue becomes. Written by Kathy Li

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kylmä Lasarus See more »

Filming Locations:

Gloucestershire, England, UK See more »

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Runtime:

(4 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This series was parodied later the same year in the dream sequence at the start of the "Only Fools and Horses" episode "Heroes and Villains". See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Glazunov destroys Daniel Feeld's frozen head at the end, the wall screen still displays his voyage through the tunnel of light to heaven, despite not being plugged into anything any more. See more »

Quotes

Kaya: [drinking coffee for the first time] It gives you... an elevation.
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Connections

Follows Karaoke (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

YOUR CHEATIN' HEART
Written by Hank Williams
Performed by Hank B. Marvin
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Karaoke (good) but Cold Lazarus (bad)
25 August 2014 | by thenewamericanarmySee all my reviews

karaoke was really good, i liked the story and how it developed...kept me watching. cold lazarus was awful, i could not follow the story because the production and acting was horrible...the British really suck at doing science fiction..it was like the 70s version of doctor who...but i am writing this after only watching the first episode. i am fast forwarding now to get to albert finney's role in this ugly thing, maybe he can save it...but i doubt it. I don't understand how there could be such a disconnect between the karaoke and cold lazarus productions. i can't imagine the writer could have had such different visions of the two, so how did the people involved with actually bringing the written story to TV, misinterpret the writing


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