Dr. Douglas Monaghan heads a small staff at a Glasgow, Scotland university that studies and performs experiments concerning paranormal activities and abilities. His staff includes a woman who has some psychic gifts herself, as well as a skeptic who always looks askance at what happens during their investigations. Written by
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All the stories in Seasons 1, 2 and 4 were two hours long, shown as two one-hour episodes on consecutive days of successive weeks. Those in Season 3 were one hour long, one episode per story. See more »
This was a short series recently aired on UK BBC1. Three separate stories, each consisting of two , 1 hour episodes. Excellent casting and top flight acting from all concerned, particularly the ever-reliable Bill Paterson.
I won't spoil anything by giving any plot details, but suffice to say, each of the three tales are engrossing and thought-provoking, with an underlying theme of possible paranormal events. Don't be put off by that though, because the intelligent scripts leave many ideas open, and lots of questions unanswered.
Well, I seem to have used up all my cliches ! All I can say is, if you get a chance to see these episodes, don't miss it. Short, yes, but as sweet as they come.
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