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Safe

UK, English, 60 mins

  • Director: Julia Ford; Daniel O'Hara; Daniel Nettheim
  • Writer: Daniel Brocklehurst; Karla Crome; Alex Ganley; Michaela Fereday
  • Producer: Michaela Fereday

CGiii Comment

When the writing is this bad...the acting is compromised from the very start.

'Compromised' is a gentle way of putting it...the acting is grim, especially JoJo & his clan...and - love him as much as we do - Michael C. Hall's accent is something else...he never quite sells his character as a surgeon...with his Dick Van Dyke-ish articulation!

Accents aside...Safe has a bigger problen: The story. A 15 year old girl disappears - no, she runs away - for, as it turns out, no apparent reason whatsoever. Mayhem and murder ensues in what can only be described as the unsafest gated community known to mankind.

Michael C. Hall plays super-sleuth [with his gay best friend in tow] upstaging the police at every opportunity...the twists and turns come aplenty. As to their plausibility...well, a major suspension of your disbelief will help enormously!

The conclusion...well, the writers threw everything at it, including the kitchen sink...what a mess!


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The(ir) Blurb...

After his daughter goes missing, a widower begins uncovering the dark secrets of the people closest to him.

Cast & Characters

Amy James-Kelly as Jenny Delaney
Amanda Abbington as Sophie Maso
Michael C. Hall as Tom Delaney
Joplin Sibtain as Neil Chahal
Freddie Thorp as Chris Chahal
Louis Greatorex as Henry Mason
Hannah Arterton as Emma Castle
India Fowler as Ellen Mason
Raj Paul as Darren
Hero Fiennes Tiffin as Ioan Fuller
Audrey Fleurot as Zoe Chahal
Marc Warren as Pete Mayfield
Emmett J Scanlan as Josh Mason
Amy-Leigh Hickman as Sia Marshall
Nigel Lindsay as Jojo Marshall
Laila Rouass as Lauren Marshall
Imogen Gurney as Tilly Chahal
Karen Bryson as Helen Crowthorne
Rohan Nedd as Mike
Katy Carmichael as Rachel Delaney
Ben Onwukwe as Eric Pratchett

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