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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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Most of the cast has since gone on to success in American TV programs. Iain De Caestecker took a part in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013), Olivia Cooke became a series regular on Bates Motel (2013) and Maisie Williams landed the key role of Arya in Game of Thrones (2011). Tom Ellis' first foray into US series television - Rush (2014) - was canceled after the first season, but has since landed the title role in Lucifer (2016). See more »

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Disregard the Negative Votes, this is a FABULOUS Production
24 July 2016 | by Miss_ChievousSee all my reviews

The core of any good story is the story, and this little treasure packs a WALLOP. The Secret of Crickley Hall is, firstly, a drama for people who like to read. There are certainly ghosts, but the story is what will invest you in these characters, not its special effects, so be prepared to carve out a block of time to see the series complete and uninterrupted. Like any good book, I couldn't put it down.

There isn't just one story here, and so the multiple plot lines converge with devastating — and at times, shocking — effect as the story takes unexpected twists and turns you couldn't possibly have seen coming.

Based on James Herbert's best selling novel, The Secret of Crickley Hall is so well written, cast & produced, I've given it 8 stars _and_ a review (rare for me). Bravo.


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UK

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English | German

Release Date:

28 October 2012 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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