Midwinter of the Spirit (ITV Drama, Anna Maxwell Martin)

In spooky 3 part ITV drama serial Midwinter of the Spirit, written by Stephen Volk, priest Merrily Watkins  (Anna Maxwell Martin) who is in training to be an exorcist is called in by DCI Annie Howe (Kate Dickie) to help on a particularly gruesome murder.

“There are dangers in this kind of work… little rat eyes in the dark.”

Cast: Anna Maxwell Martin as Merrily Watkins; Kate Dickie as DCI Annie Howe; Nicholas Pinnock as Bishop Mick Hunter; David Threllfall as Huw Owen; Ben Bailey Smith as Lol Robinson; Leila Mimmack as Rowenna Napier; Sally Messham as Jane Watkins; Simon Trinder as DS Frank Bliss; William Attenborough as James Lyndon; Siobhan Finneran as Angela Purefoy

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Writer: Stephen Volk / Producer: Phil Collinson / Executive Producers: Kieran Roberts, Melanie Darlaston / Director: Richard Clark

UK / ITV / 3×60 minute episodes / Broadcast from Wednesday 23 September 2015 at 9.00pm

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