Filming begins in Manchester on Stay Close for Netflix

The drama reunites the team behind The Stranger, Safe and The Five

Author: Nia Daniels

Published: 15 Feb 2021

Cush Jumbo image via Netflix

Filming begins today, 15 February on Danny Brocklehurst’s Netflix adaptation of Harlan Coben’s best-selling novel Stay Close starring Cush Jumbo (pictured), Richard Armitage, Sarah Parish and James Nesbitt. 

Eddie Izzard, Jo Joyner, Daniel Francis, Andi Osho, Bethany Antonia, Rachel Andrews and Poppy Gilbert are among the supporting cast.

From Red Production Company, Stay Close will shoot around six months in Manchester and the north west. 

The 8 x 60 drama reunites long-term collaborators Nicola Shindler (exec producer), Coben, Brocklehurst (lead writer), Richard Fee (exec producer) and Netflix, the team behind The Stranger, Safe and The Five.

Juliet Charlesworth is series producer and Daniel O’Hara is lead director and an executive producer. Sheila Nortley produces with Lindy Heymann as director for block two.   


Cush Jumbo image via Netflix. 

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