'Stay Close': 5 things to know about the crime drama series on Netflix

'Stay Close': 5 things to know about the crime drama series on Netflix
Cush Jumbo, Richard Armitage, Sarah Parish, and James Nesbitt from 'Stay Close' (Instagram - @cushjumbohere)

Netflix's 'Stay Close' follows the story of three people living comfortable lives, all of who have dark secrets from their past. Megan, a working mother of three; Ray, a documentary photographer who is stuck in a dead-end job; and Broome, a detective who seems to be stuck in a missing person's cold case.

A friend from Megan's past, Lorraine, delivers some shocking news that will directly have an impact on all three of the main characters. As each of their past lives slowly come to haunt them, whilst threatening to ruin their lives and of those around them, it remains to be seen what's their plan of action.



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When does 'Stay Close' release and where can you watch it?

'Stay Close' releases on December 31, 2021, and can be watched on Netflix. 

What is 'Stay Close' all about?

The official synopsis reads, "The lives of a photojournalist, a soccer mom, and a homicide detective are disturbed by a terrible event from the past".

Who stars in the Netflix crime thriller series? 

Richard Armitage as Ray

Born and raised in Leicester, England, Richard Armitage is an English actor, who discovered his love for acting during his time attending Pattison College at Coventry. 


Armitage has his breakthrough in 2002, with his role as the ever so charming John Standring in 'Sparkhouse', a three-part BBC miniseries, alongside Sarah Smart. He also had guest roles in 'Cold Feet', and 'Between the Sheets', and later landed a role as Steven in 'Frozen'. In 2004, he rose to stardom with his role as mill-owner John Thornton, in 'North & South', which aired on BBC, in 2004. 




The rest of the cast includes Sarah Parish, Cush Jumbo, James Nesbitt, Youssef Kerkour as Fester, Jo Joyner as Erin Cartwright, Bethany Antonia as Kayleigh Shaw, Daniel Francis as Dave Shaw, Poppy Gilbert as Barbie, Rachel Andrews as Bea, Andi Osho as Simona Farr, Rod Hunt as Stewart Green, Isabelle Connolly as Tawny Allure, Leon Annor as Jamal Alade, Eddie Izzard, Rick S Carr as Joe Mottle, Jack Shalloo as Goldberg, and Nila Aalia as Priya Suwal. 



The writers of the series are Harlan Coben, Daniel Brocklehurst, Lawrence Kasdan, with Lindy Heymann, and Daniel O'Hara as the directors 




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