Sky1 orders thriller ‘The Five’ from makers of ‘Happy Valley’

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Ordinary Lies creator Danny Brocklehurst has written a new ten-part thriller series for Sky1.

Created by Harlan Coben (Gone for Good, Tell No One), The Five follows a group of friends haunted by a terrible incident in their childhood.

The official synopsis reads: “Twenty years ago, while they were all playing near the woods, the five-year-old brother of one of the group disappeared in mysterious circumstances while he was in their care. Two decades later, their lives have moved on. However, when the missing boy’s DNA shows up at a murder scene, the four friends are forced to revisit a dark chapter in their past.”

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From the producers of Happy Valley and Last Tango in Halifax, The Five will star Tom Cullen (Downton Abbey), O-T Fagbenle (The Interceptor), Lee Ingleby (Inspector George Gently) and Sarah Solemani (Bad Education).

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Other cast members include Michael Maloney (The White Queen), Geraldine James (Utopia), Hannah Arterton (Walking on Sunshine), Honeysuckle Weeks (Foyle’s War) and Lee Boardman (Jack the Giant Slayer).

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