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Midwinter of the Spirit

Episode #1.1 (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | 45 min | Mystery, Thriller

Merrily Watkins, a widowed rural vicar with a teen-aged daughter Jane, is learning the art of exorcism from the experienced clergyman Huw Edwards, despite the warnings that it is dangerous from reclusive, troubled Canon Dobbs. Merrily is ...See moreMerrily Watkins, a widowed rural vicar with a teen-aged daughter Jane, is learning the art of exorcism from the experienced clergyman Huw Edwards, despite the warnings that it is dangerous from reclusive, troubled Canon Dobbs. Merrily is called upon by the police to help investigate the crucifixion of Satanist Paul Sayer after which she agrees to absolve the dying Denzil Joy, a man reckoned to have an evil spirit and as he dies Merrily is convinced it has passed to her. Aware that Dobbs knew and feared Joy Merrily visits the canon's house and makes a shocking discovery. Meanwhile Jane is approached by café owner Angela Purefoy who claims to be in touch with her dead father. Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Sep 23, 2015 (United Kingdom)

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22 cast members
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Anna Maxwell Martin
Merrily Watkins Merrily Watkins   See fewer
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Kate Dickie
DCI Annie Howe DCI Annie Howe   See fewer
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Nicholas Pinnock
Bishop Mick Hunter Bishop Mick Hunter   See fewer
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Doc Brown
Lol Robinson (as Ben Bailey Smith) Lol Robinson (as Ben Bailey Smith)   See fewer
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Leila Mimmack
Rowenna Napier Rowenna Napier   See fewer
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Sally Messham
Jane Watkins Jane Watkins   See fewer
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Simon Trinder
DS Frank Bliss DS Frank Bliss   See fewer
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David Sterne
Canon Dobbs Canon Dobbs   See fewer
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Will Attenborough
James Lydon James Lydon   See fewer
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Siobhan Finneran
Angela Purefoy Angela Purefoy   See fewer
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David Threlfall
Huw Owen Huw Owen   See fewer
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Oengus MacNamara
Denzil Joy (as Oengus Mac Namara) Denzil Joy (as Oengus Mac Namara)   See fewer
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Stephen Walsh
Paul Sayer Paul Sayer   See fewer
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Holly Kavanagh
Woman on TV Woman on TV   See fewer
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Neil Ashton
Clive Wells Clive Wells   See fewer
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Deon Williams
Danny Gilligan Danny Gilligan   See fewer
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Kai Alexander
Dean Wallis Dean Wallis   See fewer
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Eileen Nicholas
Sophie Hill Sophie Hill   See fewer
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Vivienne Soan
Edna Reeves Edna Reeves   See fewer
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Scott Wright
Sean Watkins Sean Watkins   See fewer
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Josie Walker
Sister Cullen Sister Cullen   See fewer
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Ania Marson
Mrs. Joy Mrs. Joy   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 46 votes