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About FROM THERE TO HERE & Episode Guides

About FROM THERE TO HERE & Episode Guides

From There to Here Premiered on BBC One on May 22, 2014

About the Show:
From There To Here tells the epic story of a city, an era and a man whose life is changed forever by the events of one summer day.

It's a Saturday morning in the summer of 1996. The day England take on Scotland in the European Championship. In the heart of Manchester, Daniel is trying to build bridges between his dad, Samuel (Bernard Hill), and brother Robbo (Steven Mackintosh). But when the IRA explode a bomb which decimates the city centre, their peace negotiations are cut short, and their lives changed forever.

The men escape serious injury, and Daniel comes to the rescue of Joanne (Liz White), a single mum of two, also caught in the blast. He sees her home safely, realising as he drives past the working class terraces far from his own detached family home, that these are the streets he grew up on, before he was adopted at the age of five.

On the surface Daniel has it all: a family business, two grown-up kids – Charlie (Daniel Rigby) and Louise (Morven Christie), and a comfortable life with his wife, Claire (Saskia Reeves); but he finds that his near-death experience has left him feeling dangerously restless.

Cast: Philip Glenister plays Daniel Cotton, Bernard Hill plays Samuel, Steven Mackintosh plays Robbo, Liz White plays Joanne, Saskia Reeves plays Claire, Daniel Rigby plays Charlie, Morven Christie plays Louise, Ben Ryan Davies plays Ryan, Leon Harrop plays Lee, Ben Batt plays Newell and Chris Jordan plays Peter.


Actor’s name

Character’s name

Liz WhiteJoanne
Steven MackintoshRobbo Cotton
Philip GlenisterDaniel Cotton
Bernard HillSamuel Cotton
Saskia ReevesClaire Cotton
Daniel RigbyCharlie Cotton
Morven ChristieLouise Cotton
Ben BattNewell
Ben-Ryan DaviesRyan
Chris JordanPeter
Leon HarropLee

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Season 1

Episode 1: (May/22/2014)
The IRA detonate a bomb in a pub that Charlie, his father Samuel and brother Robbo are watching the 1966 European Football Championship final in between Scotland and England. All three escape injury. When Daniel rescues a single mum called Claire in the blast and drives her home, he soon realises he recognises the area and was in fact adopted when he was aged 5. As he returns home to his wife Claire and kids Charlie and Louise, he begins to feel restless in his day to day routine.

Episode 2: (May/29/2014)
It is May 1997 and as election fever hits the country, Daniel's double life is starting to catch up with him. Robbo knows Daniel's secret but he can't understand how his brother can lie so easily to the people closest to him.

Episode 3: (Jun/05/2014)
Daniel opens his eyes in a hospital bed to his worst possible nightmare, as all his lies collide and the truth about his double life comes out. Charlie manages to get out of his depth playing at property developer with the family firm's money. Samuel has a 50-year-old secret which could rip Daniel's life apart yet further.