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The Midwich Cuckoos

  • Season 1
  • 7 episodes
  • Drama
  • Sci-fi
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Episode 4: Hide and Seek

Summary

Susannah attempts to understand the source of the children's violent self-defence reflex, in the process activating a secret trauma embedded deep within their collective psyche. Paul believes she is exercising an agenda against the children and orders her to keep away, whle Zoe is forced out of her nest by Hannah and seeks solace in an old friend in London

Review

Rifts are opening up all over Midwich, between neighbours but also within families, and the eerie young prodigies are the reason. “Maybe it’s time that we accept the children for what they are,” says Cassie (Synnove Karlsen) to a meeting of worried mothers. But her own mum, Susannah (Keeley Hawes), is not convinced and makes covert inquiries, while Paul (Max Beesley) conducts some comparatively routine police work.

With the malign influence creating tension and violence between the warring townsfolk, the presence of suspicious government operatives suggests that there is more than one enemy at the door. The series is at a tipping point; I hope its poise and power are maintained.

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  • Summary

    Susannah attempts to understand the source of the children's violent self-defence reflex, in the process activating a secret trauma embedded deep within their collective psyche. Paul believes she is exercising an agenda against the children and orders her to keep away, whle Zoe is forced out of her nest by Hannah and seeks solace in an old friend in London

    Review

    Rifts are opening up all over Midwich, between neighbours but also within families, and the eerie young prodigies are the reason. “Maybe it’s time that we accept the children for what they are,” says Cassie (Synnove Karlsen) to a meeting of worried mothers. But her own mum, Susannah (Keeley Hawes), is not convinced and makes covert inquiries, while Paul (Max Beesley) conducts some comparatively routine police work.

    With the malign influence creating tension and violence between the warring townsfolk, the presence of suspicious government operatives suggests that there is more than one enemy at the door. The series is at a tipping point; I hope its poise and power are maintained.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    channeltimestatus

    Sky Max

    Sky Max
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    Repeat

    Sky Max

    Sky Max
    -
    Repeat

    Sky Showcase

    Sky Showcase
    -
    Repeat

    Sky Max HD

    Sky Max HD
    -
    Repeat
    NOW Sky Max
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    Repeat
    NOW Sky Max HD
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    Repeat

    Sky Max HD

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    Repeat
    NOW Sky Max HD
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    Sky Showcase HD

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    Sky Showcase +1

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