You may know this fantastic actress from Redwater, now she is back playing Lucy in the provocative new BBC drama Come Home. This exciting new drama stars Christopher Ecclestone, Paula Malcolmson and was created by the award-winning writer Danny Brocklehurst. The Guardian Newspaper are already calling this new show ‘compelling’ and this week you can find out why. We are sure Susan Ateh will become a household name, remember you heard it here first!
This touching and intriguing drama will take audiences on a roller-coaster of ever changing emotions and allegiances. Multiple time-frames, viewpoints and flashbacks tell Greg and Marie’s story and force viewers to confront their own truths. How can two people that loved each other become so opposed? Can a child learn to forgive their mother for leaving them? And why would Marie make such a shocking and significant decision to change their lives and divide their loyalties forever?
Susan is a self proclaimed ‘mish mash of continents’, as her mother hails from Co. Monaghan in Ireland and her father is from Cameroon. Susan’s numerous screen roles include Inner Demons by Seth Grossman and In Bruges, by Martin McDonagh. Her TV work includes the award winning series The Clinic, Holby City, Fair City and Redwater. Ateh is soon to star as social worker Emily Scott in the upcoming feature A Good Woman is Hard to Find.
Produced by RED – the same company that gave us Happy Valley, Ordinary Lies and Trust Me. Come Home looks to explore the realities of parenthood and marriage.
Come Home will air on March 27th at 9pm on BBC1