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ZOE DYER(KIM VITHANA)
First victim. Noted archaeologist/historian. Married to Alex but having an affair with Dexter. Vivacious and ambitious.
Historian. Living in his wife's shadow. Bitter and spiteful.
Seemingly a geeky good-looking junior archaeologist. In reality, a clever manipulative thief.
PENNY HENDERSON(JULIA SAWALHA)
A dedicated archaeologist. Perhaps a little too dedicated as it makes her a bit boring and easy to overlook. Methodical and scrupulous in her work.
Retired history teacher and St Cicely obsessive. Desperate to prove the myth is false and his own worth.
PETER CORBY(MALCOLM SINCLAIR)
Vicar at the Holy Trinity church. Not exactly pious and rather self-important but charismatic.
Campsite owner. In unsatisfying marriage with Noah and has developed confusing feelings for Bartholomew.
Father Peter's curate. Dogmatic and humourless. Is questioning his vow of chastity since meeting Rhiannon.
One of life's losers. Wants to make his fortune but is too lazy to put the work in.
Housekeeper to Peter and Bartholomew. Loyal to Peter: his eyes and ears in the village. Won't talk about her past. Jared's mother.
Farmer. Old school religious. One of life's survivors. Jared's aunt.
Pub landlord supposedly reformed bad lad and friend of Noah. Ruthless and pragmatic.
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