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In The Flesh: Season 1 (2013)




Critic Consensus: In the Flesh exists within several genres, growing into profound entertainment that haunts as it entertains.


Tv Season Info

Kieren (Luke Newberry) returns to Roarton four years after committing suicide as a teenager, now a zombie suffering from PDS (Partially Dead Syndrome) in the first season of the mini-series "In the Flesh." Kieren must confront the family, friends and community that rejected him before and thought they would never have to face him again.


Luke Newberry
as Kieren Walker
David Walmsley
as Rick Macy
Emily Bevan
as Amy Dyer
Harriet Cains
as Jemima Walker
Steve Evets
as Bill Macy
Kenneth Cranham
as Vicar Oddie
Ricky Tomlinson
as Ken Burton
Stephen Thompson
as Philip Wilson
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Critic Reviews for In The Flesh: Season 1

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (10)

The show quickly veers into something sweeter, sadder and more thoughtful -- a meditation on forgiveness, redemption and second chances.

June 7, 2013 | Full Review…

In the Flesh... is best not analyzed too deeply for meaning and just enjoyed for its odd and fascinating concept.

June 6, 2013 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Unfortunately, the potentially intriguing premise of this new three-part BBC America series, In the Flesh, soon turns into a heavy-handed allegory.

June 5, 2013 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

In the Flesh has a unique and innovative take on the undead creatures.

August 27, 2018 | Full Review…

In the Flesh offers a fresh, clever take on the zombie story; it could almost be a sequel to The Walking Dead in a time after a cure has been found (there's also less blood and gore than seen in TWD).

January 3, 2014 | Full Review…

In the Flesh makes for a compelling story with far-reaching arcs about family relationships, forgiveness, forbidden love, and bigotry.

June 7, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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