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Psychoville 

A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," which sends their lives into a downward spiral.
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2011   2010   2009  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Reece Shearsmith ...  Maureen Sowerbutts / ... 14 episodes, 2009-2011
Steve Pemberton ...  David Sowerbutts / ... 14 episodes, 2009-2011
Daniel Kaluuya ...  Tealeaf / ... 12 episodes, 2009-2011
Daisy Haggard ...  Debbie / ... 8 episodes, 2009-2011
Dawn French ...  Joy Aston 8 episodes, 2009-2011
Lisa Hammond ...  Kerry 8 episodes, 2009-2011
Eileen Atkins ...  Nurse Edwina Kenchington 8 episodes, 2009-2011
Daniel Ings ...  Kelvin 7 episodes, 2010-2011
Imelda Staunton ...  Grace Andrews 7 episodes, 2010-2011
Jason Tompkins Jason Tompkins ...  Robert / ... 7 episodes, 2009-2011
Mark Bonnar ...  Detective Finney 6 episodes, 2011
Vilma Hollingbery Vilma Hollingbery ...  Mrs. Wren 6 episodes, 2009-2011
Adrian Scarborough ...  Mr. Jolly / ... 6 episodes, 2009
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A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," it sends their lives into a downward spiral. They include a birthing coach nurse who believes her practice doll is a real baby; an alcoholic, one-handed clown; a young man obsessed with serial killers; a telekinetic dwarf; and a miserly old man with the world's biggest Beanie Baby collection. Written by jaybeebrad

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Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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Comedy | Horror | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Психовилль See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The first series was followed by a Halloween special, broadcast on 31 October 2010, which saw Imelda Staunton added to the main cast. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.85 (2011) See more »

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Not now, Silent Singer! (A dark delirium of delight.)
1 February 2015 | by GrowlytedSee all my reviews

I discovered this after enjoying Inside No 9. (Not a fan of The League.) Psychoville has twisted and memorable characters. The plot is gripping and successfully combines horror with humour. Also, Reece and Steve constantly homage their favourite films. One episode is set entirely in one location, reminding me of how No 9 works. Their commentaries on the DVDs are entertaining and informative. It is a shame Series 3 didn't go ahead, but there aren't any loose ends. I especially loved Reece's characters which include a bitter clown and an obsessive librarian. Dawn French is fabulous. Steve's best character is the man-child, David. There are no weak performances. The music adds to the atmosphere perfectly. Nothing is predictable. The Halloween Special is certainly the best I've seen. For the whole, Psychoville is a delicious treat at any time of the year!


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