Review: Midwinter Of The Spirit (S1 E1/3), Wednesday 23rd September, ITV

Ever since it was announced that ITV was to adapt Phil Rickmam’s best-selling novels, this has been accumulating some buzzy momentum. It’s a crime drama wrapped up in a horror story, once again proving that the hottest sub-genre of crime drama is one that mixes supernatural elements with more traditional procedural tropes. Midwinter Of The…

Interview: David Threlfall, Midwinter Of The Spirit

David Threlfall is one of our best actors, of that there is no doubt. Making his name in Shameless, he’s already appeared in an excellent crime drama this year on ITV (Code Of A Killer) and now he pops up in this three-part adaptation of Phil Rickman’s book. It’s the tale of a female priest…

Trailer: Midwinter Of The Spirit, ITV

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…