‘Remember Me’ BBC One Drama: Cast List, Theme Music and BBC1 Trailer Revealed

When does Remember Me start on BBC One?

The air date and time for episode 1 of this brand new three-part drama has been scheduled for Sunday 23 November 2014 at 9:00pm on BBC1. Written by Gwyneth Hughes, the series is a supernatural mystery thriller/ghost story.

Plot

Tom is a frail ‘eighty-odd’ year old Yorkshireman living alone in an otherwise entirely Asian community. After successfully tricking social services into putting him in a home, a number of inexplicable events begin to occur with Tom becoming the only witness to a violent death.

Remember Me BBC1 Drama: Hannah Ward (JODIE COMER), Rob Fairholme (MARK ADDY) and Tom Parfitt (MICHAEL PALIN) - Image Credit: BBC/Mammoth Screen/Matt Squire

Hannah Ward (JODIE COMER), Rob Fairholme (MARK ADDY) and Tom Parfitt (MICHAEL PALIN) – Image Credit: BBC/Mammoth Screen/Matt Squire

What’s the name of the Remember Me BBC theme music played during the opening credits?

The theme tune sung at the start of the show is a version of a song called ‘Scarborough Fair’. Apart from being used for the series opening and closing music, Scarborough Fair also goes on to play a key part in the shows storyline.

Here’s another version of the song, this time sung by actress Amy Nuttall:

Where was Remember Me filmed?

Starting in late January 2014, the BBC One drama was shot in Scarborough and Huddersfield. According to the Examiner, Remember Me filming locations specifically included Wood Street in Slaithwaite, Armitage Bridge’s North Light Film Studios, Marsden and the Holme Valley.

Speaking about his return to dramatic acting, star Michael Palin told the BBC: “This is my first lead role in a TV drama series since G.B.H. It’s also a return to Yorkshire, where I was born, brought up and learnt my acting in amateur dramatics.”

Lead Cast List

Tom Parfitt – Michael Palin (Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, The Meaning of Life, G.B.H.)

Detective Rob Fairholme – Mark Addy (Atlantis, The Full Monty, Trollied, The Syndicate, Still Standing, Game of Thrones, Great Expectations, The Thin Blue Line, Bonkers, Too Much Sun)

Hannah Ward – Jodie Comer (My Mad Fat Diary, Justice, Lady Chatterley’s Lover)

Remember Me BBC One Drama: Zamir Salim (AQIB KHAN) and Roshana Salim (MINA ANWAR) - Image Credit: BBC/Mammoth Screen/Matt Squire

Zamir Salim (AQIB KHAN) and Roshana Salim (MINA ANWAR) – Image Credit: BBC/Mammoth Screen/Matt Squire

Additional Cast

Jan Ward – Julia Sawalha (Absolutely Fabulous, Larkrise To Candleford, Time Gentlemen Please, Second Thoughts, Faith in the Future, Pride and Prejudice, Martin Chuzzlewit, Press Gang)

Roshana Salim – Mina Anwar (House of Anubis, The Thin Blue Line, Happy ValleyScott & Bailey, Scoop, The Wright Way, The Invisibles)

Alison Denning – Rebekah Staton (Spy, Great Night Out, Hunderby, Groove High, Pulling, Jane Eyre, No Heroics, Home Time, Hunderby, Inside Men)

Zamir Salim – Aqib Khan (The Jury II)

Akil Salim – Ubayd Rehman

Sean Ward – Jamie Rooney-West

Shirley Padfield – Noreen Kershaw (Coronation Street, Scott & Bailey, Heartbeat, Moving On)

DCI Grogan – Tony Pitts (Peaky Blinders, Line of Duty, Scott & Bailey, My Mad Fat Diary, Emmerdale, The Gemma Factor, Dead Man Weds)

Nancy – Eileen Davies (Chickens)

Debbie Farthing – Kirsty Hoiles

Mavis – Rita May (Trollied, Coronation Street, Children’s Ward, Early Doors, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Fat Friends)

Isha – Mayuri Boonham

Andy Phelps – Marcus Garvey (You, Me & Them, Pat & Cabbage, Wolfblood, Watson & Oliver, Broadchurch, Last Tango in Halifax)

Lucy Fairholme – Kate Dobson

Senior Officer – Tony Monroe (North Square)

Jeff Harding – Richard Lumsden (Life of Riley, Is It Legal?, Sugar Rush, All About Me, The House That Jack Built)

Nurse – Orla Cottingham

Pathologist – Gary Pillai (Family Affairs)

Elderly Patient – Roger Grainger

Receptionist – Indra J. Adler

Cafe Server – Hilly Barber

Loveday Hutton – Sheila Hancock (Bedtime, Fortysomething, Feather Boy)

 

Remember Me BBC1 Trailer

Episode 3 BBC One Preview Clip: Sean’s Encounter

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