With the search effort frustrated, Jackie reads the old book Father McKenna gave her telling of an ancient and horrifying prophecy. On the other side of the island, Twig questions Kai, while he makes preparations for battle. Content warning: this episode contains a depiction of suicide that some people may find disturbing.
The Harrowing is written by Mark Healy and stars Joanne Froggatt as Sergeant Jackie O'Hara. Episode 5 also features:
Alan Forbes - Stuart Martin
Mr Pryor - Adam James
Inspector Carey - Rosalind Eleazar
Ewan MacFarlane - Jamie Michie
Paul Rutherford - Blair Kincaid
Micky Brodsky - Tom Crowley
Maggie Webb - Hilary Maclean
Twig - Sorcha Groundsell
Kai - Stewart Scudamore
Davey - Alex Graydon
Father McKenna - Alec Newman
Child reading in church - Maya Graydon
Major Tanner - Regé-Jean Page
Other roles were played by the cast
Sound design is by Rich Evans and photography by Helen Murray. The executive producers are Robert Delamere and Sarah Doole and the series is produced by Ben Walker for Storyglass.
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