University lecturer Robert Bridge (Andrew Lincoln) becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy (Lesley Sharp) in this chilling TV series.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lesley Sharp ...  Alison Mundy 14 episodes, 2005-2006
Andrew Lincoln ...  Robert Bridge 14 episodes, 2005-2006
Kate Duchêne ...  Barbara Sinyard 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Anna Wilson-Jones ...  Jude Bridge 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Joshua David-Kennedy Joshua David-Kennedy ...  Josh Bridge 5 episodes, 2005
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University lecturer Robert Bridge (Andrew Lincoln) becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy (Lesley Sharp) in this chilling TV series.

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You don't choose the spirits, they choose you.


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Official Sites:

ITV [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Dincolo de viata See more »

Filming Locations:

Bristol, England, UK

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Runtime:

(14 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In the commentary, it is revealed that Andrew Lincoln accepted the offer to play Robert Bridge purely on reading the script for the first scene of the first series, and that Lesley Sharp was already involved. See more »

Quotes

Alison Mundy: She got put in-in-in-in an Institution and she never came out. She died when she was 35. I was 10.
Robert Bridge: How old where you when you first saw spirits?
Alison Mundy: 10!
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Connections

Referenced in Drama Trails: 'The Second Coming' to 'Afterlife' (2008) See more »

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Brilliant in every way
11 October 2005 | by BrunoLawrenceSee all my reviews

This series has it all: excellent writing that is witty, terse, dramatic and thrilling. The direction is excellent too - edgy, scary, gripping with cinema-esquire cinematography. The acting is first class too - ordinary people dealing with affliction, emotion, death etc - much better than the US series full of models and glamour - in contrast this is earthy and realistic.

The story lines are similar to The Sixth Sense and are clearly derived from that concept, but each one is expertly handled. One of the best of the series involves a hoax supernatural experience - just wait for the ending! Top notch, hair-raising stuff.


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