In The Flesh

In The Flesh

In The Flesh is a drama series broadcast on BBC Three and tells the story of zombie teenager Kieren Walker (Luke Newberry) and his reintegration back into both the local community and his family.

Following his death four years ago, Kieren's friends and family believed that they’d never see him again. After his funeral though, thousands of people who have passed away came back to life as zombies. Following months of re-habilitation and medication, they are gradually allowed to return to their homes.

Episode Info

Prev: 2x06 -- Episode 6 (Jun/08/2014)

Steve and Sue continue to keep Kieren locked up in his room so they can send him to Norfolk. Meanwhile, when Simon goes missing, Zoe and the other followers go to the cemetery to start the Second Rising. Amy attends the Winter Fete with Phillip and tries to hide her improving condition, and Maxine prepares to sacrifice the First Risen.

Luke NewberryLuke Newberry
As Kieren Walker
Marie CritchleyMarie Critchley
As Sue Walker
Steve CooperSteve Cooper
As Steve Walker
Harriet CainsHarriet Cains
As Jem Walker
Wunmi MosakuWunmi Mosaku
As Maxine Martin (Series 2)
Emily BevanEmily Bevan
As Amy Dyer
Sandra HuggettSandra Huggett
As Shirley Wilson
Emmett J. ScanlanEmmett J. Scanlan
As Simon Monroe (Series 2)
Stephen Thompson (3)Stephen Thompson (3)
As Phillip Wilson (Series 2, recurring Series 1)
Ricky TomlinsonRicky Tomlinson
As Ken Burton

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Reviews: 61
two? a whole two episodes? "wow"?Rating: 17 likes, 1 dislikes

typical socialist production

too bad it's not in the hands of a capitalist company so we'd see more Read more

Review posted on Wednesday, August 28th 2013 at 8:16 am


Reviews: 38
excellent zombie evolutionRating: 13 likes, 1 dislikes

I DEMAND at least 20 episodes per year
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Review posted on Monday, October 28th 2013 at 6:43 am


Reviews: 22
oh noesRating: 4 likes, 0 dislikes

this had such potential

did it require too much thought?
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Review posted on Tuesday, April 7th 2015 at 6:06 am

3 reviews available
2x6: Episode 6 recap: Two Halperin-Weston employees, Oliver and Nina, stop at a diner for breakfast,. An undead waitress on the Give Back scheme comes over to serve them and assures them that she's medicated. Once she leaves, Oliver tells Nina that she'd better have a hearty breakfast because she'll need it later when they get to Roarton. After Oliver warns that collections never go easy because they put up a fight, they go to their car and he puts his coat in the trunk alongside several tanks of oxygen and shovels... read more.

2x5: Episode 5 recap: oSimon looks out his budget hotel window at the city below. There's a knock at the door and Simon lets in another undead, Julian, and assures him that Kieren is the First Risen and so much more than the Undead Prophet described. Julian assures Simon that the Prophet is proud of him and then delivers their leader's message via DVD. The Prophet tells Simon that he has chosen him to change history and set him free, and now Simon must free their kind by sacrificing the First Risen on the twelfth hour of the twelfth day of the twelfth month. Once that happens, the Second Rising will occur. Julian gives a package to Simon and says that it has to be done for the greater good. Simon agrees and takes the package, and Julian leaves... read more.

2x4: Episode 4 recap: Phillip is in bed, fantasizing about being with Amy. She's upset that she's obsessed with him. Despite that, she shoves him down on the bed and tells him to teach her. Phillip's interrupted when his mother Shirley calls him down... read more.

2x3: Episode 3 recap: Freddie Preston is at home watching videos of his wedding to Haley. His watch alarm goes off but Freddie ignores it, until Haley comes in and asks if it's time for his neurotriptyline shot. Haley realizes what he's watching and says that he shouldn't, and sits down next to him on the couch. As they watch, Haley's husband Amir comes down and asks her to come back to bed. After a moment she goes back upstairs to bed, leaving Freddie alone... read more.

2x2: Episode 2 recap: At school, Jem is unable to concentrate on her exam. As she finally starts working on it, the pen tip bleeds and all of her classmates and teachers turn into undead. Jem pulls out her revolver and tries to shoot them, but there are no bullets in the chambers. The undead pull her down..... read more.
Recurring Guests

Kevin Sutton as Gary (9 eps)
Gerard Thompson as Dean (9 eps)
Steve Garti as Duncan Lancaster (8 eps)
Gillian Waugh as Pearl Pinder (7 eps)
Sara Kestelman as Connie Furness (6 eps)
Fiona Wass as Sandra Furness (6 eps)
Ann Saville as Zoe (5 eps)
Rik Gerrad as Brian (5 eps)
Paul Warriner as Dr. Tom Russo (4 eps)
Sherry Ormerod as Rose (4 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Horror/Supernatural
Status: Canceled
Network: BBC three ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Sundays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: March 17, 2013
Ended: June 08, 2014
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