‘In the Flesh’ won’t be back for Season 3

The BBC has confirmed that In the Flesh is not being recommissioned for a third season. The official statement reads: “BBC Three is very proud of the two award-winning series of In the Flesh. However, given there is only budget for one original drama series a year on the channel it won’t be returning. We … >

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5 reasons why ‘In the Flesh’ has to return for Season 3

At the time of writing there’s been no official announcement that In the Flesh has been recommissioned for a third season, which seems like cruel and unusual punishment for an audience dealing with the end of a damn fine series and the apparent loss of one of its best characters. So surely it’s only a … >

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‘In the Flesh’ Series 2 finale review

‘The best way is to do it with scissors’. That’s what Alfred Hitchcock said, once upon a movie murder. Mind you, Hitch never had to kill a zombie. But for our 21st century warm bodies, decades of Pop-Horror has heuristically ingrained in us a variety of ways to do away with the undead. If the … >

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‘In the Flesh’ Series 2 Episode 5 review

Time for one of two incongruous Hitchhiker’s Guide references! Because, there might not be any coasts or fjords on In the Flesh, but Dominic Mitchell could teach Slartibartfast a few things about world-building. He’s a master at it. You see, good world-building isn’t blocks of facts Minecrafted into place. It’s discovery through experience; entirely character … >

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‘In the Flesh’ Series 2 episode guide

PDS (Partially Deceased Syndrome) sufferer Kieren Walker continues his struggle to find acceptance in the second series of BBC Three’s zombie drama In the Flesh. Series 2 propels us back to the hotbed of Roarton nine months on, where the living and the undead have reached a fragile peace. Partially Deceased Syndrome sufferer, Kieren (Luke … >

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‘In the Flesh’ Series 2 Episode 4 review

Never mind what that bloke at the electrical goods shop says; you don’t need a 3D TV. Tune into In the Flesh with your regular electric viewing slab of choice and you can see proper three-dimensional characters moving right in front of you. Because to really draw you in – to make you feel like … >

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‘In the Flesh’ Series 2 Episode 3 review

You could, especially after a few glasses of gin and a Katherine Heigl movie, argue that every relationship is doomed. For you and your partner it’s eventually going to end, either with a softly closed door and a note saying they’ve run off with the postie, or by one of you selfishly dropping dead first … >

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‘In the Flesh’ Series 2 Episode 2 review

Whoever you are, no matter how old, and however dead you may once have been, we all want to feel like we belong somewhere. Or at least make sure we’re not in a place we don’t belong. And where is that feeling most heightened? No, not a zombie brother, but at high school. Although actually, … >

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‘In the Flesh’ Series 2 Episode 1 review

The good news? In the Flesh is back for a second series. The even gooder news? It’s lost none of the soul that made it such a hit in its first life. There is no bad news here. From minute one you can tell this is a bigger series in every sense (6 episodes) and … >

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‘In the Flesh’ Series 2 Episode 1 teasers

PDS (Partially Deceased Syndrome) sufferer Kieren Walker continues his struggle to find acceptance in the second series of BBC Three’s zombie drama In the Flesh next month. We’re re-united with Kieren Walker in the now seemingly PDS-friendly world of Roarton. Our hero is keeping his head down, working soul-destroying shifts in the Legion pub and … >

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