Frayed: episode guide

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Episode 1.01

UK: September 26, 2019
Australia: October 16, 2019
Writer: Sarah Kendall
Director: Shaun Wilson

The sudden death of her husband leaves Simone Cooper no choice but to flee her upper-class life in London and return with her two teenage children to her childhood home in Newcastle, Australia. In coming home, Sammy must revisit her past and the events that led her to flee as a teenager years ago.

Notes: the opening credits are different depending on the region (UK or Australia) with the local broadcaster getting top billing. Jean's house was also used a location for the 2013 series In Your Dreams.


  • Sarah Kendall as Sammy
  • Kerry Armstrong as Jean
  • Challito Browne as Wade
  • Trystan Go as Bo
  • Frazer Hadfield as Lenny
  • George Houvardas as Chris
  • Maggie Ireland-Jones as Tess
  • Alexandra Jensen as Abby
  • Ben Mingay as Jim
  • Diane Morgan as Fiona
  • Matt Passmore as Dan
  • Robert Webb as Rufus
  • Doris Younane as Bev
  • Sarah Aubrey as Mrs Porter
  • Gina Bramhill as Mae
  • Cass Cumerford as Beach Tramp
  • Alan Dearth as Headmaster Fletcher
  • Kerry Godliman as Bambi
  • Sharon Horgan as Norma Staircastle
  • Chantelle Jamieson as Eleanor
  • Rufus Jones as Wilko
  • Paul Putner as Bailiff
  • Shaun Robinson as Dean
  • Christopher Stollery as Terry
  • Georgina Symes as Deanne