Uncut version of the satirical zombie horror television mini-series from Guardian writer Charlie Brooker. The action takes place during a fictional series of the reality show Big Brother. When a zombie outbreak occurs outside the Big Brother house, the housemates are completely unaware of the carnage taking place, until outsiders begin to seek refuge from the zombies in the house. But when the infection spreads to the house, what was a battle for popularity becomes a desperate fight for survival.
Starring Jaime Winstone (Donkey Punch, Kidulthood), Dead Set is E4s new horror series in which the dead are returning to life and attacking the living. Curiously there are a few people left in Britain who arent worried about any of this thats because theyre the remaining contestants in Big Brother. Cocooned in the safety of the Big Brother house, theyre blissfully unaware of the horrific events unfolding in the outside world. Until an eviction night when all hell breaks loose.Kelly (Winstone), a production runner working on a fictional series of Big Brother, finds herself trying to fend off the walking dead alongside her producer boss Patrick (Andy Nyman, Severance), boyfriend Riq (Riz Ahmed, Britz) and the remaining Big Brother housemates. Featuring cameos from Davina McCall and several former housemates, this is a cruel and twisted take on one of TVs biggest game shows. Dead Set was created and written by Charlie Brooker (Nathan Barley co-creator and Guardian writer). --This text refers to an alternate DVD edition.