Save Me


Distributed by Sky Vision

2018 6 x 60 minutes

Save Me is the story of a most unlikely hero, Nelson Nelly Rowe (Lennie James), and his search for Jody, his missing daughter. A daughter he hasn't seen for thirteen years - more than half her life. Nelly's a charmer, a chancer, a lover, a fighter, a liar. And now an estranged father accused of kidnapping the daughter he's barely ever seen. On his way to finding Jody, Nelly will save lives, find others who have been lost, reunite loved ones, make enemies from friends, risk his life and the lives of others close to him and continually end up back on his feet after finding himself flat on his face. He's a man that faces a stark reality, as hard as it may be to admit, that in losing his daughter he finds himself.Features a stellar cast including Lennie James (Critical), Suranne Jones (Dr Foster) and Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire).


  • Lennie James
  • Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan & Marlon Smith (EP4)


  • Nick Murphy


  • Patrick Schweitzer

Top Billed Cast

  • Lennie James
  • Suranne Jones
  • Stephen Graham
  • Jason Flemyng

Executive Producers

  • Simon Heath
  • Jessica Sykes
  • Lennie James

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“It’s a long time since I saw a drama so pitch-perfect, or heard dialogue so authentic. Why aren’t more dramas like this?”
The Times
“It’s an intriguing start to what becomes a thoroughly absorbing thriller”
Radio Times
“Save Me is a unique British thriller”
Mail Online
“There are so many good things about Save Me”
“Save Me is tremendous drama on so many levels – gritty, raw, with a fine cast”
Daily Star
“What unfolds is a smart, addictive tale with a fantastic script from James who also turns in a powerhouse performance. Might well be the finest British drama Sky have yet produced”
The New Review (The Observer)
“The cast in this is excellent. You’ll be gripped.”
“Deeply captivating as a mystery but also a rare depiction of authentic working-class lives, this is a must-see series”
“If you’re on the lookout for a gripping new drama to binge-watch, say hello to Sky Atlantic’s new show Save Me”
Good Housekeeping Online