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Spooky turns to sinister as science and the supernatural collide
All is not as it should be in Milbury, a sleepy English village surrounded by a megalithic stone circle. Astrophysicist Adam Brake (Gareth Thomas, Blake’s 7) and his teenage son, Matthew, arrive to research the standing stones, but end up delving into the past in ways they never expected. What are the secrets of the ancient stones? What power does the druid-inspired Rafael Hendrick (Iain Cuthbertson, Gorillas in the Mist) have over the village’s trancelike "happy ones"? And is it true that "nobody ever leaves the circle"?
An air of menace pervades this sci-fi thriller, enhanced by a haunting, chanted vocal score. Filmed on location at the Avebury stone circle--older than nearby Stonehenge--each episode builds relentlessly to a harrowing climax in what becomes, literally, a race against time. Seen on Nickelodeon’s paranormal anthology program The Third Eye, this eerie British series will also scare adults.
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE interviews with star Gareth Thomas and producer/director Peter Graham Scott, production notes, series trivia, and photo gallery.
A fun and freaky treat -- Blogcritics Magazine
Expertly blends science and magic in a thrilling adventure tale -- Pittsburgh Form
Fantastic, in more ways than one. It's as suspenseful and as intelligent as ever -- DVD Talk
Sci-fi fans won't be able to stop watching it, or laughing -- The News Journal (DE)
The show is still fun, with a junior-grade "X-Files" vibe -- Hartford Courant
I'll start off by saying this mini series is awesome but at the same time is cheesy. I'd seen it on youtube and had to purchase it for myself... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Whitneyts
I wish I could send this back - it was not what I expected....Published 3 months ago by Mary Singer
Brought me back to watching it as a child. Wasn't as scary as I remember.Published 4 months ago by Anthony Bellew
This classic show from my childhood is special for so many reasons: I remember watching it on the weekends, discussing it with my school friends, and simply being terrified of the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Z Hayes
Spooky fun filmed in a real English village that has rows of standing stones right in the middle of it. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Boo Kreader
I first viewed "children of the stones" when I was 6 and it had been included as part of Nickelodeon's "the third eye" anthology series that showed children's shows... Read morePublished 10 months ago by B. Ackley
I am in my 30's now and one day in a conversation about scary movies and sci-fi I remembered the old shows that scared the heck out of me as a kid. Read morePublished 21 months ago by David G