|Written by||Lennie James Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan and Marlon Smith|
|Directed by||Nick Murphy|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Running time||50 minutes|
|Original network||Sky Atlantic|
|Picture format||HDTV (1080i)|
|Original release||28 February 2018 -|
Save Me (also known as Gone) is a six-part British television drama serial, written by, created by and starring Lennie James. It 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.
Sky Vision distributed the first series worldwide, but the distribution rights for the second series were picked up by Sky's sister company NBCUniversal. For the U.S., the series was picked up at Starz, where the series is available on Starz on Demand since 6 September 2018 and is set to be released on Starz Cinema on 11 May 2019.
The series stars 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. Suranne Jones stars as Claire McGory, Jody's mother. Aside from James and Jones, Stephen Graham and Jason Flemyng 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.
Airdates listed as per the Sky Atlantic broadcast. All episodes of this series were available to download from Sky Box Sets and Now TV from 28 February 2018.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||UK viewers|
|1||"Episode 1"||Nick Murphy||Lennie James||28 February 2018||1.42|
|Nelson "Nelly" Rowe, a self-styled womaniser, has his life is turned upside down when the police suddenly burst into his flat and arrest him on suspicion of kidnapping. Nelly discovers that his supposed victim is his estranged thirteen-year-old daughter Jody, whom he has not seen in ten years. After attempting to convince the police of his innocence, Nelly decides to take matters into his own hands and track Jody down himself. Later that night, Nelly is attacked after his girlfriend's son discovers he has been cheating on her with a number of other women.|
|2||"Episode 2"||Nick Murphy||Lennie James||7 March 2018||N/A|
|Tam helps Nelly get back on his feet. Barry makes a surprising reward offer at a press conference, leading Claire to suspect his motives. When Melon disappears after being arrested, Nelly suspects he may be involved in Jody's disappearance and with the help of Goz, decides to track him down. Nelly also approaches Jody's best friend, Dylan, whom he suspects may know more about what happened on the night she disappeared.|
|3||"Episode 3"||Nick Murphy||Lennie James||14 March 2018||N/A|
|Nelly confronts Melon and questions him over Jody's disappearance. Thorpe and O'Halloran reveal to Claire and Barry that the police received a distress call from Jody over two weeks ago, the day after she went missing. Claire helps out with a press drive organised by Stace.|
|4||"Episode 4"||Nick Murphy||Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan and Marlon Smith||21 March 2018||N/A|
|After the police reveal a possible location from where the distress call was made, Nelly decides to go door-to-door in an attempt to find the house where Jody is being held, and finds an abandoned house which is partially boarded up. Later that night, he and Claire decide to investigate. They break into the house, only to find Jody's bloodstained jumper. Meanwhile, Zita discloses a possible lead in the form of a local brothel, run by a paedophile kingpin. With Melon's help, Nelly trawls the darkweb and finds a videoclip of another girl being abused in the room where Jody was being held.|
|5||"Episode 5"||Nick Murphy||Lennie James||28 March 2018||N/A|
|Nelly begs Melon to help him get close to brothel owner Richard, in the hope that he will lead him to Jody. Melon learns that a young girl answering Jody's description is to be sold through an auction at the brothel in just five days time. Nelly begs Claire to stump up £15,000 to allow him access to the auction. Meanwhile, Goz discovers a semi-naked picture of Jody in Gavin's room, and just hours later, Gavin takes his own life. Nelly suspects Gavin of being involved in Jody's disappearance, until Luke slips up and reveals a vital clue which points towards him being involved.|
|6||"Episode 6"||Nick Murphy||Lennie James||4 April 2018||N/A|
|Nelly stages a lock-in and confronts Luke over his involvement in Jody's disappearance. Claire manages to find £12,000 which Nelly takes along to the auction, but he soon realises that he is out of his depth. Claire resorts to drastic measures in an attempt to get Luke to talk.|