The Cry cast and spoilers from BBC One's new psychological thriller

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The Cry is a brand new drama which concludes on BBC One tonight - who's on the cast and what's it all about?

The Cry is a four-part psychological thriller written by Jacquelin Perske, adapted from the novel by Helen FitzGerald


Joanna and her husband Alistair travel with their baby from Scotland to Australia to see Alistair’s mother, Elizabeth and to fight for custody of Alistair’s daughter Chloe against his Australian ex-wife Alexandra.

However, when they arrive in Australia, Joanna and Alistair are forced to face an unthinkable tragedy that changes their lives and their marriage forever. It is the catalyst for a journey into the disintegrating psychology of a young woman, exposing the myths and truths of motherhood.

The Cry concludes tonight at 9PM on BBC One.

The Cry cast

In The Cry cast on BBC One, Jenna Coleman plays Joanna, Ewen Leslie plays Alistair, Asher Keddie plays Alexandra, Stella Gonet plays Elizabeth and Sophie Kennedy Clark plays Kirsty and Markella Kavenagh plays Chloe

Filming in Scotland and Australia and directed by Glendyn Ivin (Safe Harbour, Gallipoli, The Beautiful Lie), The Cry is the first scripted television commission for Scottish-based production company Synchronicity Films.

The Cry is a 4x60’ drama written by Jacquelin Perske. The drama will be produced by Brian Kaczynski and Executive Produced by Claire Mundell for Synchronicity Films and Elizabeth Kilgarriff and Gaynor Holmes for BBC One.

The Cry spoilers

In tonight's final episode, Joanna (Jenna Coleman) and Alastair (Ewen Leslie) grow further and further apart as they attempt to rebuild their lives.


An unexpected delivery triggers a long-forgotten memory for Joanna and throws things into question, changing everything.

In this final episode of The Cry, the drama reaches its conclusion and finally the truth must come out.

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