Bedlam: Season 1 (2011)



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Air date: Oct 1, 2011
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Tv Season Info

"Bedlam" is a suspenseful drama that centers on Kate (Charlotte Salt) who, with her father's help, is deep into a renovation project that's turning a disused asylum into luxury living. Having already moved into one of the flats with her friends Molly (Ashley Madekwe) and Ryan (Will Young), Kate continues work apace but the sudden arrival of her troubled cousin brings about a series of sinister events.


Theo James
as Jed Harper
Ashley Madekwe
as Molly Lucas
Charlotte Salt
as Kate Bettany
Hugo Speer
as Warren Bettany
Will Young
as Ryan McAllister

Critic Reviews for Bedlam Season 1

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

The scripts and direction fail to build much tension or release it in satisfying jolts.

Oct 6, 2011 | Full Review…
Top Critic

There's a point where being mysterious and vague becomes odd and confusing, and Bedlam's season finale hop, skipped and jumped right over that point.

Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…

[The next season is] going to have to do something a little differently, otherwise it's likely to disappear all too quickly. Just like a ghost.

Oct 11, 2018 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

There are B-movie elements of the soap opera that work but the whole thing plays like a silly straight-to-DVD horror film chopped up into six weekly installments.

Oct 1, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

If ghosts are more your thing, then Bedlam will be quite the wallow, because there are more spirits than you can say boo to in this haunted mental asylum-turned-posh condo complex.

Oct 1, 2011 | Full Review…

Bedlam's got promise but boy, can it be rough-going sometimes.

Oct 8, 2011 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

A sort of Melrose Place meets Ghost Whisperer by way of Being Human, this derivative drama is only mildly spooky and not nearly soapy enough to lure any but the most devoted genre fans and Anglophiles to a six-week run on BBC America.

Oct 1, 2011 | Full Review…

The hauntings are staged for maximum creepiness; the show (and James) look great.

Oct 1, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The scary parts of the show really are scary and the actors are all appealing. A

Oct 1, 2011 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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