Frayed. Sammy Burbeck (Sarah Kendall). Copyright: Merman.

Frayed

Sky One comedy drama about a woman confronted by her past. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Sarah Kendall, Frazer Hadfield, Maggie Ireland-Jones, Kerry Armstrong and others.

Frayed. Image shows from L to R: Lenny Burbeck (Frazer Hadfield), Sammy Burbeck (Sarah Kendall), Tess Burbeck (Maggie Ireland-Jones). Copyright: Merman.

Series 1, Episode 1

Simeone Cooper is a fabulously wealthy London housewife who'd rather forget her antipodean adolescence. However, when fate brings her and her two teenagers back to her hometown, Simeone must revisit the past and finally face up to the friends and family she left behind.

Further details

The year is 1989. The Wall is about to come down, Phil Collins is bothering the charts, and thanks to Crocodile Dundee the world is in the midst of a short-lived infatuation with Australian culture.

The same can't be said for Simeone Cooper, a fabulously wealthy London housewife who'd rather forget her antipodean adolescence. However, when fate brings her and her two teenagers back to her hometown, Simeone must revisit the past and finally face up to the friends and family she left behind, and only ever knew her as "Sammy".

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 26th September 2019
Time
2am
Channel
Sky One
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sarah Kendall Sammy Burbeck
Frazer Hadfield Lenny Burbeck
Maggie Ireland-Jones Tess Burbeck
Kerry Armstrong Jean
Diane Morgan Fiona
George Houvardas Chris George MP
Ben Mingay Jim
Doris Younane Bev
Robert Webb Rufus
Trystan Go Bo
Alexandra Jensen Abby
Matt Passmore Dan Atkins
Guest cast
Challito Browne Wade
Sarah Aubrey Mrs Porter
Gina Bramhill Mae
Cass Cumerford Beach Tramp
Alan Dearth Headmaster Fletcher
Kerry Godliman Bambi
Chantelle Jamieson Eleanor
Rufus Jones Wilko
Paul Putner Bailiff
Shaun Robinson Dean
Christopher Stollery Terry
Georgina Symes Deanne
Sharon Horgan Norma Staircastle (Voice)
Writing team
Sarah Kendall Writer
Lauren Merolli Script Executive
Production team
Shaun Wilson Director
Nicole O'Donohue Producer
Clelia Mountford Executive Producer
Sharon Horgan Executive Producer
Kevin Whyte Executive Producer
Morwenna Gordon Executive Producer
Rick Kalowski Executive Producer
Que Minh Luu Executive Producer
Sally Riley Executive Producer
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