Truth Seekers. Image shows from L to R: Astrid (Emma D'Arcy), Gus (Nick Frost), Elton (Samson Kayo).

Truth Seekers

Amazon Prime Video sitcom by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars Nick Frost, Samson Kayo, Emma D'Arcy, Malcolm McDowell and others.

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Series 1, Episode 8 - The Shadow Of The Moon

The Truth Seekers arrive at the Portland Power Station to search for Richard, only to find Dr. Toynbee's ritual in full swing. With the eclipse nearing totality, it's a race against time to save Richard's life, and countless others. They're going to need help - but who can they trust?

Publication details

Date
Friday 30th October 2020
Length
26 minutes, 44 seconds

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nick Frost Gus
Samson Kayo Elton
Emma D'Arcy Astrid
Malcolm McDowell Richard
Susan Wokoma Helen
Simon Pegg Dave
Julian Barratt Dr Peter Toynbee
Taj Atwal Elara
Guest cast
Hon Ping Tang Atlas
Kelly Macdonald JoJo 74
Mike Beckingham Bjorn
Rosalie Craig Emily
Writing team
Simon Pegg Writer
Nick Frost Writer
Nat Saunders Writer
James Serafinowicz Writer
Production team
Jim Field Smith Director
Richard Webb Producer
Miles Ketley Executive Producer
Jim Field Smith Executive Producer
Nick Frost Executive Producer
Simon Pegg Executive Producer
Nat Saunders Executive Producer
James Serafinowicz Executive Producer

Press

Truth Seekers review

An affectionate British tribute to horror.

Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 29th October 2020

Truth Seekers review

In spite of the horror-comedy's flaws, watching Frost and Pegg spar is always a joyous experience.

Ed Cumming, The Independent, 29th October 2020

Susan Wokoma interview

Following a string of strong roles on stage and TV, the actor now stars in Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's latest comedy. But, not so long ago, being on television hadn't even crossed her mind.

Hannah J Davies, The Guardian, 29th October 2020

Truth Seekers review

An underwhelming if warm eight-part series that posits the scariest theory of all: Frost and Pegg's powers are starting to wane.

Dan Seddon, NME, 29th October 2020

Truth Seekers review

Frost and Pegg reunite in a creepy new series about amateur paranormal investigators - but does it have the nimble wit of Shaun of the Dead?

Rebecca Nicholson, The Guardian, 30th October 2020

Truth Seekers, Amazon Prime, review

It may be that for hardcore Frost and Pegg fans, it proved thrilling enough to see them on screen together.

Kasia Delgado, i Newspaper, 30th October 2020

TV Review: Truth Seekers season 1 episode 8

Note: This review contains major spoilers as to how the series ends.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 2nd November 2020
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