|UK||2016||60||Thriller . Horror . Drama|
Somerset, 1894. A young couple inherit a farm and look forward to a new life together. But their presence in this isolated corner of England seems to unleash strange and unsettling forces that begin to threaten their marriage.
The first episode certainly does its job, as it set its hooks into my curiosity with entertainment, emotion and terror. Given the chance, The Living and the Dead proves to be an hour of television well worth tuning into each week.We Got This Covered Full Review
The results are certainly mixed; at times, The Living And The Dead doesn’t feel so much ambitious in its combination of science fiction, creature features, and Gothic horror as it does apologetic. ... The cast is solid, but its two leads are both standouts.The A.V. Club Full Review
With the protagonists' interior evolution amounting to little more than window dressing, there's no pervading direction in which the series can go, leaving the audience with an episodic collection of occasionally creepy, sometimes luridly poetic, yet barely distinguishable hauntings.Slant Magazine Full Review