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The Secret of Crickley Hall 

A year after their son goes missing, a family moves to Crickley Hall. When supernatural events begin to take place, Eve feels the house is somehow connected to her lost son.
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Series cast summary:
Suranne Jones ...  Eve Caleigh 3 episodes, 2012
Tom Ellis ...  Gabe Caleigh 3 episodes, 2012
Douglas Henshall ...  Augustus Cribben 3 episodes, 2012
David Warner ...  Percy Judd 3 episodes, 2012
Sarah Smart ...  Magda Cribben 3 episodes, 2012
Iain De Caestecker ...  Young Percy 3 episodes, 2012
Olivia Cooke ...  Nancy Linnet 3 episodes, 2012
Maisie Williams ...  Loren Caleigh 3 episodes, 2012
Bill Milner ...  Maurice Stafford 3 episodes, 2012
Pixie Davies ...  Cally Caleigh 3 episodes, 2012
Kian Schmidt Kian Schmidt ...  Stefan Rosenbaum 3 episodes, 2012
Fern Deacon ...  Susan Trainer 3 episodes, 2012
Susan Lynch ...  Lili Peel 2 episodes, 2012
Donald Sumpter ...  Gordon Pyke 2 episodes, 2012
Craig Parkinson ...  Reverend Horace 2 episodes, 2012
Julia Ford ...  Irene Judd 2 episodes, 2012
Nicholas Sidi ...  Reverend Andrew 2 episodes, 2012
Elliot Kerley Elliot Kerley ...  Cam Caleigh 2 episodes, 2012
Shannon Beer Shannon Beer ...  Bully 2 episodes, 2012
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2012: Nearly a year after their son goes missing, Londoners Gabe and Eve Caleigh and their two daughters move to Crickley Hall. Gabe hopes a few months away from the city will help his family heal. But it soon becomes apparent, their new home is haunted. 1943: Crickley Hall is an orphanage run by Augustus Cribben and his sister Magda. The orphans live in terror of the Cribbens, especially Augustus, whose brutality knows no bounds. Nancy, the children's new tutor, is appalled by the abuse and determined to find a way to save them - Can these dark secrets of the past help the Caleighs find their son? Written by L. Hamre

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They came to escape the past, the past had other ideas.

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Drama | Horror | Mystery

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Sarah Smart (Magda Cribben) & David Warner (Percy Judd) also worked together on Wallander (2008) as Anne-Britt Hoglund & Povel Wallander respectively. See more »

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Beautiful and Haunting
23 June 2018 | by stratus_phereSee all my reviews

Shows like this are hard to find. When we do find them they are too often cheesy and ridiculous. The Secret of Crickley Hall is anything but. This was a wonderful show about an old house in the north of England. It takes place both in modern times and in 1943.

After having their son go missing, a family moves to this old estate for a few months hoping to deal with their loss. Unfortunately, the house has a lot of secrets of its own...secrets that need to come out.

Shows like this should be made more often. This was atmospheric - especially the first episode - it was tragic and haunting, and it was emotional. Anytime you have ghostly goings-on in an large, old, creepy house in England, you know you're heading in the right direction.

This is an actual ghost story, but it's very well done. It's not cheesy, it's not hokey. It allows you to meld into the story, you feel their pain and frustration as well as their emotional rollercoaster dealing not only with their missing son but the tragedies of the past that they begin to uncover.

I wish there were more shows like this. Ignore the bad reviews, they probably come from people who read the book and think this isn't a perfect representation. Fortunately, I haven't yet read the book so my viewpoint isn't tainted.


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28 October 2012 (USA) See more »

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