Father Jacob Myers, a priest of the Roman Catholic Church, played by Martin Shaw, examines evidence of miracles to be used in canonisation but also performs exorcisms. As he learns, Jacob's... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Martin Shaw ...  Father Jacob 6 episodes, 2008
Rick Warden ...  Astaruth / ... 6 episodes, 2008
Siobhan Finneran ...  Sister Ruth 5 episodes, 2008
John Shrapnel ...  Cardinal Bukovak 5 episodes, 2008
Luigi Diberti ...  Monsignor Vincenzo 4 episodes, 2008
David Gyasi ...  Father Daniel 2 episodes, 2008
Romy Irving Romy Irving ...  Donna 2 episodes, 2008
Shaun Dooley ...  Liam 2 episodes, 2008
Michelle Joseph Michelle Joseph ...  Sister Anne 2 episodes, 2008
Sarah-Jayne Steed Sarah-Jayne Steed ...  Sarah 2 episodes, 2008
Mia Fernandez Mia Fernandez ...  Fiona 2 episodes, 2008
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Father Jacob Myers, a priest of the Roman Catholic Church, played by Martin Shaw, examines evidence of miracles to be used in canonisation but also performs exorcisms. As he learns, Jacob's duties run deeper than just sending demons back to Hell; he later must prevent them all from escaping.

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He must defeat Satan before the end of the world. See more »

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2 March 2008 (UK) See more »

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An excellent drama wish there were more
17 July 2013 | by zzoaozzSee all my reviews

This is one of the best television dramas I have ever watched. I sincerely wish there were more episodes. The acting is superb. The characters are believable and well fleshed out, even the seemingly unimportant ones come across as real. This show evokes emotion and makes you care deeply what happens next. It also beautifully filmed. The locations and sets are rich and engaging, the use of light and sound to evoke mood masterful. The attention to even small details is astounding.

I cannot fathom why this show did not have a long and rich run. I believe if its creators were to revive it for American audiences it would be a smash hit.


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