The Feed (British TV series)
|Based on||The Feed|
by Nick Clark Windo
|Developed by||Channing Powell|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||10 (list of episodes)|
|Production locations||Liverpool, Manchester & Shrewsbury, England|
The Feed is a British science fiction drama streaming television series based on Nick Clark Windo's 2018 novel of the same name. The series premiered on 16 September 2019 on Virgin TV Ultra HD in the UK, and all ten episodes were released on 22 November 2019 on Amazon Prime Video.
The Feed takes place in London in the near future and follows "the British family of Lawrence Hatfield, the man who invented an omnipresent technology called The Feed. Implanted into nearly everyone’s brain, The Feed enables people to share information, emotions and memories, called mundles, instantly. But when things start to go wrong and users become murderous, the family is driven apart as they struggle to control the monster they have unleashed."
Cast and characters
- Michelle Fairley as Meredith Hatfield
- Guy Burnet as Thomas Edward "Tom" Hatfield
- Nina Toussaint-White as Kate Hatfield
- Jeremy Neumark Jones as Ben Hatfield
- Clare-Hope Ashitey as Evelyn "Evie" Kern
- Osy Ikhile as Maxwell Jeremiah "Max" Vaughn
- Shaquille Ali-Yebuah as Danny Morris
- Chris Reilly as Gil Tomine
- Jing Lusi as Miyu Hatfield
- Tanya Moodie as Sue Cole
- David Thewlis as Lawrence Emmanuel Hatfield
|No.||Title||Directed by||Teleplay by||Original air date |
|1||"Episode 1"||Carl Tibbetts||Channing Powell||16 September 2019|
|2||"Episode 2"||Carl Tibbetts||Channing Powell||23 September 2019|
|3||"Episode 3"||Tinge Krishnan||Rachel De-Lahay||30 September 2019|
|4||"Episode 4"||Tinge Krishnan||Michael Clarkson||7 October 2019|
|5||"Episode 5"||Jill Robertson||Tom Moran||14 October 2019|
|6||"Episode 6"||Jill Robertson||Channing Powell||21 October 2019|
|7||"Episode 7"||Misha Manson-Smith||Michael Clarkson||28 October 2019|
|8||"Episode 8"||Misha Manson-Smith||Tom Moran||4 November 2019|
|9||"Episode 9"||Colin Teague||Rachel De-Lahay||11 November 2019|
|10||"Episode 10"||Colin Teague||Channing Powell||18 November 2019|
On 8 February 2018, it was announced that British production companies Liberty Global and All3Media International, together with Amazon Prime Video (as international distributor) had come together to produce a television series adaptation of Nick Clark Windo's novel The Feed. The series is set to be written by Channing Powell who also executive produces alongside Susan Hogg and Stephen Lambert. Each of the directors are credited for two episodes. On 3 May 2018, it was clarified that Powell was credited with the series' creation and that the series order was for a first season consisting of ten episodes.
Principal photography for season one was expected to commence in May 2018 in the United Kingdom. "The Feed" filmed scenes in Shrewsbury, England, in December 2018. On 11 January 2019, filming took place in the city centre of Liverpool, England.
The Feed will stream on Amazon Prime Video in the United States, Canada and Latin America, and across Liberty Global’s international platforms, including Virgin Media in the UK. All3Media International will distribute The Feed elsewhere worldwide, beyond the Amazon and Liberty Global platforms.
- Virgin TV Edit (20 September 2019). "You're familiar with the Virgin Media Original show The Rook. Allow us to introduce you to another brilliant exclusive show for Virgin Media customers – The Feed". Virgin Media. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
Virgin Media customers with a V6 box on the Maxit or Full House TV package will be able to watch The Feed exclusively from 9pm on Monday 16 September on Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 999).
- Virgin TV Edit (9 October 2019). "We visited the set of the Virgin Media exclusive show The Feed to grill the star-studded cast. Watch our behind-the-scenes video below…". Virgin Media. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
This ten-part series started on Monday 16 September. It continues on Mondays at 9pm on Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 999).
- Virgin TV Edit (30 October 2019). "Like your entertainment to have the OMG-factor? Virgin Media has your back when it comes to top telly in incredible Ultra High Definition". Virgin Media. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
You can watch all ten episodes in fantastic UHD from Monday 18 November!
- Griffiths, Eleanor Bley (18 September 2019). "When is The Feed on TV – and how can I watch it?". Radio Times. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
In the UK, The Feed arrived on Monday 16th September on Virgin TV Ultra HD (channel 999).
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