About the Show

Outspoken, intelligent, and down-to-earth, single mother Merrily Watkins (Anna Maxwell-Martin) is not what you'd expect to see upon hearing the words Church of England priest. However, her Bishop has total faith in her, so much so he's offered Merrily the position of an Exorcist - plunging her into a dark and dangerous world in this crime drama with a supernatural twist.

Deeply human in her doubts and scepticis, Merrily reluctantly agrees to assist when police discover body crucified in the woods. But as Merrily - and her family - are drawn further into the mystery, she must summon all her strength to fight the evil she uncovers amid a web of murder, abuse, power and lies.

This three-part series starring Anna Maxwell-Martin, David Threlfall, and Ben Bailey Smith, is based on the novel by Phil Rickman, adapted by BAFTA- winning screenwriter Stephen Volk.

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Program Name

Midwinter of the Spirit

Program Type

Television Show

Genre

Scripted

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