Marchlands, the? five part ITV drama is available on DVD from 7th March 2011 courtesy of ITV Studios Home Entertainment.
Marchlands tells the story of three different families living in the same house over different time periods ? 1968, 1987 and 2010 The families are linked by the spirit of a young girl, Alice, who drowned in the local lake, Blackwater Tarn, in mysterious circumstances in 1967.
This truly original and compelling concept blends relationship drama with an atmospheric ghost story and is wonderfully played by a highly talented cast including Alex Kingston (Doctor Who, Hope Springs, ER), Jodie Whittaker (Cranford, Wired, Venus), Dean Andrews (Ashes to Ashes, Life on Mars), Shelley Conn (Strike Back, Mistresses), Anne Reid (Ladies of Letters, Five Days), Elliot Cowan (The Fixer, Lost in Austen), Denis Lawson (Criminal Justice, The Passion), Jamie Thomas King (Mad Men, The Tudors) and Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools and Horses).
The first commission to come from the creative collaboration between ITV and Twentieth Century Fox, Marchlands is written for ITV by Stephen Greenhorn (Glasgow Kiss, Doctor Who), directed by James Kent (The Secret Diaries of Anne Lister, Margaret) and produced by Chrissy Skinns (Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Auf Wiedersehen Pet).