Trailer: Midwinter Of The Spirit, ITV

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The TV world was expecting the six-part Nicola Walker-starring cold-case series, Unforgotten, to start on ITV next week, but instead this new three-parter based on the novels by Phil Rickman has been bumped up in the schedules. Those Walkerites, and there are many, will be a bit disappointed but they shouldn’t fret because this is just terrific. It stars Anna Maxwell Martin and David Threlfall (two of the very best), and it’s a crime drama with a twist… it feels more like a horror series than anything else. Be prepared to be seriously creeped out. The trailer is after the jump. Continue reading Trailer: Midwinter Of The Spirit, ITV