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Episode three sees Nathan fighting to unravel why a ghost has cursed the village’s harvest, while his wife, Charlotte, fixes the curse with science. Supernatural goings-on and agricultural education all in one!
The similarities aren’t just superficial: The Living And The Dead and Poldark actually share a producer, Eliza Mellor.
The first episode sees a farmer lure two horses with an apple so they run over him with their plough. It’s supposed to be dramatic but you’re just left scratching your head at how silly it is.
The finale seems strangely open-ended. Will there be a series two? “I’ve got unfinished business with these two, I think,” says Ashley Pharoah of the show’s central couple.
did you spot?
The red coat worn by the ghost from the future resembles the little girl’s coat in Don’t Look Now – as does Nathan’s son drowning.