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The Living and the Dead 

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When a young couple inherit a farm, they are determined to turn it into a success, but strange supernatural forces soon intervene, threatening their marriage and their lives.


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Series cast summary:
...  Nathan Appleby 6 episodes, 2016
...  Charlotte Appleby 6 episodes, 2016
...  Gideon Langtree 6 episodes, 2016
...  Gwen Pearce 6 episodes, 2016
...  Matthew Denning 6 episodes, 2016
...  Harriet Denning / ... 5 episodes, 2016
...  Maud Hare 4 episodes, 2016
...  Lara 4 episodes, 2016
...  Jack Langtree 4 episodes, 2016
...  Mary Denning 4 episodes, 2016
...  Bathsheba / ... 4 episodes, 2016
...  Agnes Thatcher 3 episodes, 2016
Ben Fox ...  Simon Merrifield 3 episodes, 2016
Sarah Counsell ...  Lizzie Merrifield 3 episodes, 2016
...  William Payne 3 episodes, 2016


A brilliant young couple inherit the farm and are determined to start a new life together. But their presence in this isolated corner of England starts to unleash strange, unsettling and dangerous supernatural phenomena that will start to threaten their marriage. Written by BBC America

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What lies beneath should be left beneath.


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28 June 2016 (UK)  »

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Живые и мёртвые  »

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Colin Morgan and Kerrie Hayes have worked together again in the short film 'The Laughing King'. Colin played the main character of Jake. See more »

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Fully recommended and a wonderful drama
9 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

I personally found this captivating and well worth watching.

The setting is a lovely location with history oozing thru the storyline. the characters are solid, 3d and fully believable. the directing and background make you believe the story and accept the circumstances.

it drags you into the plot and makes you want to know what ever happens next.

I cannot recommend this enough.

Unlike another critic I felt that the music enhanced the plot and added to the air of mystery.

It all becomes explained in the last episode and suddenly it all makes sense.

well worth watching.

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