Primeval (2007–2011)
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Episode #2.7 

The conspiracy unravels and people working closely on the project die -- or do they?


Nick Murphy


Tim Haines (creator), Adrian Hodges (creator) | 1 more credit »




Episode complete credited cast:
Douglas Henshall ... Nick Cutter
Lucy Brown ... Jenny Lewis
Juliet Aubrey ... Helen Cutter
Karl Theobald ... Oliver Leek
Naomi Bentley ... Caroline
Andrew Lee Potts ... Connor Temple (as Andrew-Lee Potts)
Hannah Spearritt ... Abby Maitland
Ben Miller ... James Lester
Alexandra Afryea ... Lorraine Wickes (as Claire Spence)
Robin Pirongs Robin Pirongs ... Father on Beach
Elliot James Langridge ... Youth on Beach (as Elliott James Langridge)
James Murray ... Stephen Hart
Tim Faraday ... The Cleaner


As her plot to control the anomalies and the future of the human race begins to fall apart Helen continues to play Steven and Nick against each other. Nick and Leek have a confrontation surrounded by Leek's future creature horde (his "Praetorian Guard") and most of the rest of the team manages to escape the compound which is overrun with creatures from the zoo that have been unleashed by a computer crash. Written by Ron Kerrigan <>

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1 November 2008 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


Ben Miller (James Lester), Hannah Spearritt (Abby Maitland) & James Murray (Stephen Hart) all appeared on episode 2.6, Death in Paradise: A Dash of Sunshine (2013) of Death in Paradise (2011) as DI Richard Poole, Lily Shaw & Ronnie Stuart respectively. See more »


The birds on the beach seen in a few scenes do not react to the Silurian sand scorpion in any way. See more »


Helen Cutter: The last time the world changed, it was an accident. But we can repeat that accident as an experiment under controlled conditions...
Nick Cutter: So what you want to do is, you want to change the present just to see what happens in the future?
Helen Cutter: I knew you'd understand.
Nick Cutter: What happens if you destroy the human race during this experiment?
Helen Cutter: Then we bring it back again.
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