Supernatural thriller The Living And The Dead, starring Colin Morgan (Merlin, The Fall) & Charlotte Spencer (Glue, Line Of Duty), will premiere on BBC One on Tuesday June 28th at 9pm, it has been announced.
The series will also be made available as a boxset on the iPlayer on Friday June 17th, close to two weeks before the linear broadcast premiere.
The Living And The Dead is set in Somerset, England, in 1894 and tells the story of Nathan Appleby (Colin Morgan) and Charlotte Appleby (Charlotte Spencer), who inherit a farm that’s almost as old as the English countryside itself 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. teve Oram (Glue), Ben Fox (The 7.39) and Robert Emms (Atlantis) also star.
The six part series hails from Ashley Pharoah and Matthew Graham, who previously collaborated on such dramas as Eternal Law, Ashes To Ashes and Life On Mars. The Living And The Dead is being produced by BBC Wales Drama production in association with Monastic Productions and BBC America. The executive producers are Ashley Pharoah, Matthew Graham, Faith Penhale and Katie McAleese for BBC Wales Drama Production. Eliza Mellor is the series producer, while Alice Troughton is the director.