Afterlife (I) (2005–2006)

TV Series   |    |  Drama, Horror, Mystery


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University lecturer Robert Bridge (Andrew Lincoln) becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy (Lesley Sharp) in this chilling TV series.


7.9/10
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  • Lesley Sharp in Afterlife (2005)
  • Lesley Sharp in Afterlife (2005)
  • Kate Duchêne in Afterlife (2005)
  • Lesley Sharp in Afterlife (2005)
  • Natalia Tena in Afterlife (2005)

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Creator:

Stephen Volk

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13 November 2009 | missericacourt
10
| "Must see" is not strong enough a phrase
Despite writing this a few years after the show's release, I feel compelled to write a review after re-watching some clips.

The premise is simple. A medium, a sceptic, and a lot of paranormal activity. What sets this apart from other, similarly plotted shows and films is the incredible atmosphere and suspense built throughout each episode, and the fantastic performance of Lesley Sharp, whose depiction of depressed medium Alison is utterly compelling, powerful and, most impressive, very believable.

Never before had I seen such a moving, emotional, tense and creepy TV show, and never have I been more disappointed that a show has been stopped. That being said, the two series were beautifully wrapped up, with a neat story arc and a final episode that was quite simply perfect. After watching it, I sat there in shock for a good while, barely believing how beautifully written and presented it was.

I won't reveal the ending, but let's just say you may need a box of tissues on hand - I was sobbing! And for a few episodes, maybe a cushion to hide behind!

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