Deep Water

Series 1 - Episode 5



The lives of the trio of women at the core of Deep Water implode in slow motion as the Lakeland drizzle falls and the mist shrouds the hills. There’s trouble at the kennels as Lisa (Anna Friel) is in confessional mode and seems perversely determined to ruin her marriage to her dull, unimaginative husband.

Then there’s the deeply peculiar and I suspect quite dangerous Kate Riverty (Rosalind Eleazar) who is manipulative and vengeful. Though you might feel just a bit sorry for her when she confronts her estranged husband’s new family in a painfully humiliating scene. And wronged physiotherapist Roz (Sinead Keenan) is fending off the attentions of three narcissistic men.

At the end of last week’s episode she was clearly in deep trouble and this only looks set to get worse. It’s the best instalment so far, so let’s hope next week’s finale provides a pulverising payoff.


Traumatised from the attack, Roz makes her way home and finds a furious Joanne waiting for her. With no one else to confide in, Roz decides to tell Scott about Wayne, who promises to retrieve the footage. Meanwhile, Lisa finds Joe in a local bar and watches as he drinks and flirts with the barmaid. When she awakes the next morning and realises he has not come home, she fears the worst. With her daughter's return, Kate struggles to keep her web of lies intact. Starring Anna Friel, Sinead Keenan, Steven Cree and Gerald Kyd.

Cast & Crew

Lisa Kallisto Anna Friel
Roz Toovey Sinead Keenan
Kate Riverty Rosalind Eleazar
Guy Riverty Alastair Mackenzie
Joanne Aspinall Faye Marsay
Joe Kallisto Steven Cree
Winston Hill Charlie Carrick
Scott Elias Gerald Kyd
Alexa Camilla Beeput
Wayne Matthew Aubrey
Lucinda Riverty Indeyarna Donaldson-Holness
Abby Hill Macy Shackleton
Fergus Riverty Rico Canadinhas
Sam Kallisto Leo Ashton
Sally Kallisto Nell Williams
Nina Aylin Tezel
Gemma Anna Krippa
Barman Jack Lamb
Director Jim Loach
Editor Ben Drury
Executive Producer Karen Wilson
Executive Producer Diederick Santer
Executive Producer Anna Symon
Producer Rebecca Hodgson
Writer Louise Ironside
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