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Meet the Cast & Characters

Get the rundown on the stars of the series inspired by David Nicholls' novel, which characters they each play, memorable roles you may have seen them in before, and some exclusive cast interviews!

Iain De Caestecker as Young Douglas

About the Character: The younger version of Tom Hollander’s character Douglas is shown in flashbacks of his early years with his wife Connie.

Where You’ve Seen Him Before: De Caestecker previously starred as Leo Fitz in the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and also appeared in the long-running series Coronation Street. MASTERPIECE fans may also remember De Caestecker from his role in Roadkill, alongside Hugh Laurie, Helen McCrory, and Us co-star Saskia Reeves.

Fun Fact: De Caestecker once appeared in a music video — singer-songwriter Gabrielle Aplin’s video for her song “Please Don’t Say You Love Me”.


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