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Being Human, Series 2 Episode 1 of 8

Duration: 1 hour

Comedy-drama series about three twenty-something housemates trying to live normal lives, despite struggling with unusual afflictions - one is a werewolf, one is a vampire and the other is a ghost. They face a human threat in the form of the mysterious Professor Jaggat and the cold-hearted Kemp. Jaggat and Kemp are fundamentalist Christians who have discovered the existence of vampires, werewolves and ghosts - and are determined to destroy them or carry out brutal experiments upon them. They believe that vampires are the Devil incarnate and must be destroyed; that werewolves contain an evil gene that can be removed by violent scientific experiments; and that ghosts must be forced over to the other side whether they like it or not.

Two strangers arrive in Bristol to torment Mitchell and George. Nina wrestles with troubles of her own, while Annie decides to get a job in the real world. George struggles to deal with his murder of Herrick.

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  • George is Attacked

    George, along with Mitchell, gives chase to a couple of strangers who blindsided George, and Nina has something significant to show Anna.

  • The Strangers Reveal Themselves

    Mitchell knows one of the strangers, and George gets a little too physical with the other. Elsewhere, Nina needs Anna’s help if she is to overcome what is soon to happen.

  • Anna’s Interview

    George fails to help Nina adapt, and Anna goes for a job interview in a local pub.

  • Bad Moon Rising

    As the full moon rises; George goes it alone, Nina doesn’t know what’s going to happen, and Jagget and Kemp experiment on a test-subject. Also, Mitchell’s lack of purpose enables him to make a friend.

  • The Morning After…

    George awakens to see a familiar face with a tempting offer, and Nina forces Annie to keep a secret.

  • Nina’s Secret

    George and Nina come face to face; forcing some big personal issues to finally come to the surface.

  • George’s Personal Interest

    Annie tries too hard to fit in when she’s in the 'real world’, and George’s personal life invades his work.

  • Windsor Terrace’s Visitors

    Two sets of strangers turn up to the house, and some have darker motives than others.

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    Colt Lullaby

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    Feist Mushaboom

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    Willy Mason Simple Town

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    The Frequency Sanity Overture

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    The Accidental Time and Space

Credits

Annie
Lenora Crichlow
George
Russell Tovey
Mitchell
Aidan Turner
Nina
Sinead Keenan II
Kemp
Donald Sumpter
Ivan
Paul Rhys
Daisy
Amy Manson
Lucy
Lyndsey Marshal
Hugh
Nathan Wright
Technician
Mark Fleischmann
Saul
Alex Lanipekun
Hennessey
Adrian Schiller
Galvin
Joel Gillman
Old Lady
Margaret John
Werewolf
Paul Kasey
Director
Colin Teague
Producer
Matthew Bouch
Writer
Toby Whithouse

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