A 2003 two-part drama by Creator/RussellTDavies about Steve Baxter, ordinary Englishman who turns out to be the second coming of Christ.

Davies and Creator/ChristopherEccleston would go on to work together again two years later, when they successfully revived ''Series/DoctorWho''.

* BittersweetEnding: The ending is either one or the other depending on your religious views. [[spoiler:The apocalypse is averted and demons are no longer preying on humanity, but Steve remains dead and with [[GodIsDead the death of God]], there is [[CessationOfExistence no longer any form of Afterlife]].]]
* DissonantSerenity: Steve when [[spoiler:a bomb destroys the entire pub around him, while he and the people at his table remain completely unharmed]]. Followed by Steve then proceeding to take a sip from his pint, as if [[UnusuallyUninterestingSight nothing happened at all.]]
* DoingInTheWizard: {{Subverted}}; while watching a tape of Steve bringing daylight to the football stadium, an academic comments to Judith that they could theoretically check weather patterns to see what day's weather it was. Judith seizes on this as proof that it isn't a miracle, only to be bluntly told that it's nothing of the kind; couching it in scientific terms doesn't change the fact that it's completely impossible.
* GodIsDead: [[spoiler:Not at first, but he ends up that way.]]
* GodIsFlawed: Steve admits that even he doesn't know ''what'' the message is until the time is right. Because he's trying to sort out what it means as well, naturally it will always end up becoming a little garbled in the transmission.
%%* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Ray.]]
* HumansAreFlawed: Steve laments that people will always focus on all the ''wrong'' parts whenever God tries to give them a message.
* MeaningfulName:
** Steve's friend Peter is named after the apostle who was one of Jesus's most devoted followers but often had trouble getting his head around what it all meant.
** [[spoiler:Judith is destined to betray Steve to his death.]]
* MoodWhiplash: Steve's speech to the crowd starts off relatively lighthearted, but swiftly turns into how utterly ''screwed'' everyone is.
* NatureVsNurture: Played with. When questioned about why Steve doesn't ''[[SameCharacterButDifferent act]]'' like Jesus, he explains that while he can somewhat [[PastLifeMemories remember]] his previous incarnation, they are ''not'' the same man. Instead they are merely ''different'' parts of the same divinity and both had their own lives until discovering the truth, so it's only natural they ended up being two vastly different people.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Steve's version of the Sermon on the Mount turns into this:
--> '''Steve''': You... are becoming Gods. There's a new master of creation, and it's ''you!'' You've unraveled DNA. You're five years from creating your own people and at the same time you're cultivating bacteria strong enough to kill every living thing! Do you think you are ready for that much power? You lot? ''You lot?'' '''You cheeky bastards!'''
* SecondComing: The second coming of Jesus... [[AliensInCardiff is a lad from Manchester who works in a video shop.]]
* SinInvitesPossession: Despair is what makes people vulnerable to DemonicPossession. (Utter despair is considered a sin in some versions of Christianity, because it's incompatible with believing that God can and will help even the most miserable.)
* SoundtrackDissonance: Dance music playing as [[spoiler:Frank is pointing a gun at Ray.]]