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Starts this autumn on BBC THREE


Main cast


Daniel Mays

Carter Krantz, the charismatic young hero


Judy Parfitt

Mercy Woolf, the head of the Woolf family, a manipulative and powerful woman


Ian Puleston-Davies

Shirley Woolf, Mercy's son and a borderline psycho


Frances Barber

Connie Woolf, Shirley's third wife, strong-willed but a little foolhardy


Kenny Doughty

Liam Woolf, Shirley's son who is keen to impress his father but always seems to get it wrong


Emily Aston

Ruby Woolf, outrageous but lovable daughter of the Woolf family


Kris Marshall

Dudley Sutton, nice but dull, Dudley arrives in Blackpool to spice up his marriage


Sarah Smart

Lola Sutton, Dudley's wife who comes to Blackpool looking for some excitement but gets more than she bargained for!


Roy Barraclough

Rev Onan Van Kneck, the Mayor


Philip Jackson

Leo Finch, runs the B&B


Brian Hibbard

Willy Woolf, Mercy's other son, the family joke


Jason Watkins

Bradley Stainer, ex-care-assistant turned glamour photographer


Paul Courtenay-Hyu

Bryan, obsequious manager of Mercy's lap-dancing club


Kevin Eldon

Shadowman, a melancholic mystery man


Beth Cordingly

Vienna Keen, enigmatic and beautiful lapdancer at Mercy's club


Ryan Pope

Chris Church, keen young cop, Ruby's ex-fiancé


Mark Gatiss

Ambrose Chapfel, the Dutch repressed taxidermist


Simon Greenall

Ken Cryer, embittered local journalist


Shaun Williamson

Cliff, photographer and one of Stainer's cronies


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