Drama

Ultraviolet

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Synopsis: Ultraviolet began airing on Channel 4 in the UK in September 1998. Only 6 episodes were made, but the series had a lot of people talking at the time. It was the brain child of Joe Ahearne, who also created the gritty lawyer-soap 'This Life' (which also starred Jack Davenport). Stylish, dark and often humourous, Ultraviolet delivered a blend of vampire myth with a modern slant. It is notable that the programme never once mentions the word 'Vampire', instead referring to the antagonists as 'leeches' or a 'code five infection'. Ultraviolet charted the exploits of an investigative government unit, armed with the latest weaponry, whose aim is to track down and exterminate Code 5 infected subjects whilst attempting to work out their agenda. A policeman, Michael Colefield is reluctantly drawn into the group after a confrontation with his 'turned' former best friend, Jack Beresford, when Michael, defending himself after being bitten, is f

Cast
Susannah Harker

Dr. Angela March

Jack Davenport

Michael Colefield

Idris Elba

Vaughan Rice

Philip Quast

Father Pearse J. Harman

Stephen Moyer

Jack Beresford

Corin Redgrave

Dr. Paul Hoyle

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Network: Channel 4
Production: Channel 4 Television
World Productions
First Aired: Not Available
Runtime: 60 min
Creator: Not Available
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