Dramatis Personae

In 2020

(In order of appearance – season 1)



OLIVIA
Olivia is 19 and lives in Birmingham, UK. University student, studies Geology and Palaeontology. Newly minted podcaster. Loves exercise and being outdoors. Science geek. Quick thinking and ambitious. A little socially awkward. She/her.

In season 2 we meet Olivia in Birmingham in 2021.



TAMMI
Tammi is in her early 20s and lives in Birmingham, UK. University student, studies Geology and Paleonthology. Student radio technical producer. Pop culture nerd. RPG enthusiast. Can seem quiet and reserved but wait ’til you get to know her. She/her.

In season 2 we meet Tammi in Paris in 2018.

In 2000

(In order of appearance – season 1)





JESS
Jess is in her mid-20s, from Edmonton, Canada, lives in Auckland, NZ. Working on Master of Creative Writing. Searching, creative, thinking, empathetic, logical, prone to anxiety. She/her.

In season 2 we meet Jess in Delgany in 2019.





KATARINA
Katarina, or Kat, is in her mid-20s, from Trollhättan, Sweden, but lives in London. Aspiring actor, bartender. Impulsive, positive, empathetic, open-minded, kind, joyful. Sings and hums. She/her.

In season 2 we meet Katarina in Boston in 2011.





JOHNNO
Johnno’s in his late 20s, lives in London, UK. IT Consultant. Plays bass in a band. Dominant, charming, spontaneous, arrogant, big on PDA. Romance with Kat. He/him.

In season 2 we meet Johnno in London in 2002.





RACHEL
Rachel’s in her late 20s, lives in Auckland, NZ. Librarian. Kind, spontaneous, optimistic, outdoorsy. Potential romance with Jess. She/her.

In season 2 we meet Rachel in Trollhättan in 2003.





SHIRIN
Lives in London, UK. Graphic designer. Flatmate of Kat and (previously) Jess. Outgoing, confident, generous, decisive, leader-type. Protective of her friends. She/her.

In season 2 we meet Shirin in New York in 2001.





MAIA
Lives in Auckland, NZ. Textile artist, part-time library assistant. Caring, creative, solution-oriented, pragmatic. Sees the good in everyone. Starts huge innovative art projects. They/them.

In season 2 we meet Maia in Kuala Lumpur in 1995.





CLAIRE
Lives in London, UK. Aspiring actor, works as a nanny. Went to drama school with Jess and Kat. Ex-girlfriend of Jess. Life of the party, impulsive, productive, self-absorbed. Temperamental. She/her.

In season 2 we meet Claire in Edinburgh in 2006.





BRI
From Edmonton, Canada. Jess’s sibling. College student, majoring in Social Anthropology. Loves horror films and ballroom dancing. Creative, empathetic, innately cool. Uses few but well-chosen words. She/her.

In season 2 we meet Bri in Auckland in 2008.





KIRSTEN
Lives in Trollhättan, Sweden, from Denmark. Engineer at SAAB. Mother of Kat. Logical, planning, empathetic, solution-focused. Distracted. She/her.

In season 2 we meet Kirsten in Gothenburg in 1976.





EMMA
Lives in London, UK. Journalist. Flatmate of Kat and (previously) Jess. Open, inquisitive, warm, messy, fiercely loyal. She/her.

In season 2 we meet Emma in Cardiff in 2012.