Safe, a new drama from US crime writer Harlan Coben and screenwriter Danny Brocklehurst, is now streaming on Netflix, with Dexter’s Michael C Hall and Sherlock’s Amanda Abbington in the lead roles.
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The series follows father Tom as he mounts an investigation into the disappearance of his teenage daughter Jenny from a house party in their seemingly idyllic gated community.
Find out everything you need to know about the cast of Safe below.
Tom – played by Michael C Hall
Who is Tom? Grieving widower and paediatric surgeon Tom goes on the hunt for his daughter Jenny after she disappears following a neighbour’s house party.
Where have I seen Michael C Hall before? Hall is best known for his roles in beloved US dramas Dexter and Six Feet Under, plus he is no stranger to these shores after a brief appearance as JFK in The Crown season two and as the lead in the David Bowie musical Lazarus (which ran in London in 2016).
Sophie – played by Amanda Abbington
Who is Sophie? Police officer Sophie is romantically entangled with Tom, and her son attended the same house party as Jenny
Where have I seen Amanda Abbington before? Abbington starred as Mary Watson in Sherlock, and Miss Mardle in Mr Selfridge. Prior to this, she appeared as Marilyn Harwood in classic football soap Dream Team and cropped up in Case Histories, Bernard’s Watch and Man Stroke Woman. She was previously in a relationship with her Sherlock co-star Martin Freeman.
Pete – played by Marc Warren
Who is Pete? Pete is Tom’s shady best friend who seems to be somehow connected to Jenny’s disappearance.
Where have I seen Marc Warren before? In Green Street alongside Elijah Wood, Steven Spielberg’s miniseries Band of Brothers, BBC drama State of Play, the TV adaptation of Snatch (with Rupert Grint), Mad Dogs, The Good Wife, Hustle and a memorable guest spot in Doctor Who.
Emma – played by Hannah Arterton
Who is Emma? Emma is Sophie’s new partner, who has recently arrived in town.
Where have I seen Hannah Arterton before? Sister of Gemma Arterton, Hannah has appeared in British silver screen musical Walking on Sunshine, the BBC’s Atlantis and Harlan Coben’s previous Sky1 series, The Five.
Henry – played by Louis Greatorex
Who is Henry? Henry is Sophie’s son and attended the same party as Jenny on the night she went missing
Where have I seen Louis Greatorex before? He starred as Lawrence in Last Tango in Halifax, and Paul Stonehem in The Last Post.
Zoé Chahal – played by Audrey Fleurot
Who is Zoé Chahal? Zoe is a teacher who is suspected of sleeping with a student
Where have I seen Audrey Fleurot before? The French actress is best known for her role in 2011 drama The Untouchables, and French crime drama Spiral.
JoJo – played by Nigel Lindsay
Who is JoJo? The patriarch of a family who are forced to cover up the death of a young man at a party in their house
Where have I seen Nigel Lindsay before? Lindsay starred as Sir Robert Peel in Victoria, Tony Walsh in White Gold, Tony Kelsey in Unforgotten, Jonno in The Tunnel and Barry in Four Lions. He also played the title role in the original run of Shrek: the Musical and will next be seen playing DI William Beech in ITV series Innocent.
Lauren – played by Laila Rouass
Who is Lauren? An upper class mother who gets caught up in a cover-up
Where have I seen her before? Rouass starred as Amber Gates in Footballer’s Wives, Sarah Page in BBC series Primeval and Maya Lahan in series nine of Spooks. She played Sahira Shah in Holby City from 2011-2012 and competed on Strictly Come Dancing in 2009, finishing fourth with partner Anton du Bec. She is engaged to snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan.
Jenny – played by Amy James-Kelly
Who is Jenny? Jenny is Tom’s missing daughter
Where have I seen Amy James-Kelly before? Amy starred as Maddie Heath in Coronation Street, and Martha Quaintain in ITV’s Jericho.