The BBC’s new murder mystery, Chloe, which aired across the last two nights on BBC One, has already captured the imaginations of viewers across the country.


Leading the cast as social media-obsessed Becky Green is The Crown’s Erin Doherty while her childhood best friend Chloe is played by Poppy Gilbert (Stay Close).

When Chloe dies suddenly, Becky suspects foul play and sets out on a mission to investigate by infiltrating Chloe’s social circle in the BBC drama.

But Doherty has warned there’s trouble on the horizon for Becky.

"I think by episode 4, it massively shifts," Doherty told "Every turn is a 180. It kind of feels like being in a maze. Things are just popping out. It feels very invasive in that way, in a really good way. It gets really, really heated because obviously she's just digging and digging and digging and digging. She can't stop."

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Pippa Bennett-Warner added: "The hole gets bigger and bigger. And twisted and messier."

Read on for everything you need to know about Chloe, including release date, full cast and a more detailed plot synopsis.

BBC drama Chloe release date

Erin Doherty as Becky in Chloe
Erin Doherty as Becky in BBC's Chloe BBC

The series will premiere on Sunday 6th February at 9pm– launching on both BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

Meanwhile, internationally the series is being released on Amazon Prime Video – who co-produced the series with the BBC.

Who's in the cast of Chloe?

The Crown star Erin Doherty leads the Chloe cast as Becky Green – a social media-obsessed woman from Bristol who has been incessantly watching the titular Chloe Fairbourne before she makes a startling discovery.

Key supporting roles are played by Gangs of London's Pippa Bennett-Warner, Poldark's Jack Farthing, The Serpent's Billy Howle and Search Party's Brandon Michael Hall – while newcomer Alexander Eliot makes his debut.

And the cast also includes Poppy Gilbert (Stay Close), Akshay Khanna (Grace), Lisa Palfrey (Cobra), Estella Daniels (Da Vinci's Demons) and Jach Christou (Penny on M.A.R.S.).

Chloe plot: What happens in the BBC drama?

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The series tells the story of Bristol-based Becky Green, who takes on a new identity in a bid to uncover the mysterious death of a social media influencer whose seemingly perfect life she had been closely following.

The official plot synopsis provided by the BBC reads: "The thriller follows Becky Green who has been watching Chloe Fairbourne (Poppy Gilbert) via her perfect social media images for some time; Chloe’s charmed life, adoring husband and circle of high-achieving friends are always just a click away.

"Becky can’t resist watching a life that contrasts so starkly with her own; a life spent caring for her mother, who has early-onset dementia, in their small seaside flat on the outskirts of Bristol. When Chloe dies suddenly, Becky assumes a new identity and infiltrates the enviable lives of Chloe's closest friends to find out what happened to her."

Chloe trailer

If you're suitably intrigued so far, you can check out the below trailer to get a closer glimpse at just what to expect from the series.

The two-minute-long clip offers a sneak peek at Becky as she embarks on her unconventional undercover mission, promising a rather eerie atmosphere.

Chloe arrives on BBC One and iPlayer on Sunday 6th February 2022. Check out more of our Drama coverage or visit our TV Guide to see what's on tonight.


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