Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Becoming Human gets BBC3 finale

Becoming Human, the online extension drama of Being Human will be shown as a unique 50-minute special of the eight-part online series on Sunday 20 March at 9pm on BBC3. Transmitted after the Being Human finale, it will simultaneously reveal the final part of the mystery to online fans and BBC Three viewers.

Becoming Human is BBC Three's most successful multiplatform commission with over 1.5 million views on the BBC Red Button and online to date. It stars Craig Roberts as Adam, Leila Mimmack as Christa and Josh Brown as Matt.

Sarah Clay, BBC Multiplatform Drama Commissioner, says: "The reaction from the fans has been brilliant. We commissioned it as a treat for the online fans and they've totally got into the spirit of it – analysing daily clues, coming up with theories... One of the biggest pieces of feedback we've had is that they can't get enough of it and want longer episodes. So we hope they'll be excited to hear that the whole of Becoming Human will be shown as one long episode on BBC Three. With the added twist that the final part of the puzzle showing how Matt died will be revealed on TV and online at the same time."

Following events that unfolded in episode two of Being Human, the character of Adam (Craig Roberts), a Vampire, went to a fictional college where he is trying to get himself back on the straight and narrow and it's here he met the beautiful, cool Christa (Leila Mimmack) – who just happens to be a werewolf. They strike up a friendship with Matt (Josh Brown; Grange Hill), and the three of them became embroiled in a mystery that leads to more than they bargained for... 

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