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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!

Saskia Reeves as Connie Petersen

About the Character: Connie Petersen is the wife of Douglas, mother to Albie, artist, and a woman looking to start the next chapter of her life without Douglas, a man she no longer finds herself in love with after all these years.

Where You’ve Seen Her Before: Reeves is known for her roles in television series such as Luther, alongside Idris Elba; Belgravia; Death in Paradise; and MASTERPIECE series Wolf Hall and Roadkill. Viewers may also recognize her from a number of films including the 2000 TV miniseries adaptation of Dune and A Christmas Carol (alongside Patrick Stewart and Richard E. Grant).

Related Content: Read Reeves’ cast interview, and listen to her interview with the MASTERPIECE Studio podcast.


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