Father Jacob Myers, a priest of the Roman Catholic Church, played by Martin Shaw, examines evidence of miracles to be used in canonisation but also performs exorcisms. As he learns, Jacob's... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Martin Shaw ...  Father Jacob 6 episodes, 2008
Rick Warden ...  Astaruth / ... 6 episodes, 2008
Siobhan Finneran ...  Sister Ruth 5 episodes, 2008
John Shrapnel ...  Cardinal Bukovak 5 episodes, 2008
Luigi Diberti ...  Monsignor Vincenzo 4 episodes, 2008
David Gyasi ...  Father Daniel 2 episodes, 2008
Romy Irving Romy Irving ...  Donna 2 episodes, 2008
Shaun Dooley ...  Liam 2 episodes, 2008
Michelle Joseph Michelle Joseph ...  Sister Anne 2 episodes, 2008
Sarah-Jayne Steed Sarah-Jayne Steed ...  Sarah 2 episodes, 2008
Mia Fernandez Mia Fernandez ...  Fiona 2 episodes, 2008
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Father Jacob Myers, a priest of the Roman Catholic Church, played by Martin Shaw, examines evidence of miracles to be used in canonisation but also performs exorcisms. As he learns, Jacob's duties run deeper than just sending demons back to Hell; he later must prevent them all from escaping.

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You don't need to believe in Satan. He believes in you. See more »

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English

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2 March 2008 (UK) See more »

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The genesis of the show came from its star itself, Martin Shaw. This is the first time Shaw has birthed a TV idea and seen it through to completion. See more »

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excellent BBC TV for a change
1 January 2009 | by patrickharlechSee all my reviews

As some one else commented this could be a one trick pony but what a trick .You do not have to be religious or an atheist to enjoy it . This is not in the Linda Blair category of exorcism but subtle with a very dark underlying humour e.g when Father Jacob is listening to a radio ,which is switched off but still broadcasting,after being possessed the sister asks why is he listening to "Satan FM".

It might stretch it to far for another series but would still be one to watch.The plot twists still have you wondering at the end about at least one of the characters which for any series is good.

I think as a producer Martin Shaw would not let the plot lines get out of hand .so lets hope for another series or at least several longer one offs.


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