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|Created by||Lennie James|
|Written by||Lennie James|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||12 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producers||Simon Heath|
|Running time||46–51 minutes|
|Production company||World Productions|
|Original network||Sky Atlantic|
|Picture format||HDTV (1080i)|
|Original release||28 February 2018 –|
Save Me is a British television drama series, written, created by, and starring Lennie James. It was first broadcast on Sky Atlantic on 28 February 2018, with all six episodes being released via Sky Box Sets and Now TV on the same day. Series two, entitled Save Me Too, was released in the same fashion on 1 April 2020.
Sky Vision distributed the first series worldwide, but the distribution rights for the second series were picked up by Sky's sister company NBCUniversal. In the U.S., the series was picked up by Starz, where the series has been available on Starz on Demand since 6 September 2018. It was released on Starz Cinema on 11 May 2019.
The series stars Lennie James as Nelson "Nelly" Rowe, a down-and-out whose life is turned upside down when Jody, the estranged daughter he fathered thirteen years ago, mysteriously disappears. He begins a determined quest to get to the bottom of things and find his daughter, lying, begging favours and stretching his friendships to the limit in the process. Suranne Jones stars as Claire McGory, Jody's mother. Aside from James and Jones, Stephen Graham and Jason Flemyng as friends Melon and Tam are also credited as principal members of the cast.
The series was green-lit in January 2017, under the original working title of Gone. James reunited with World Productions for the series, with whom he previously worked on the first series of Line of Duty.
Following strong critical reception for the first series, a second series was released in 2020, with the altered title Save Me Too. A DVD of the first series was released via Acorn Media on 7 May 2018. It won the 2021 BAFTA TV Award for Best Drama Series.
|First aired||Last aired|
Series 2 (2020)
All episodes of this series were available to download from Sky Box Sets and Now TV from 1 April 2020.