• Follow Ivy Moxam, a 26-year-old woman learning to live again after 13 years in captivity. When Ivy escapes the cellar that’s been her prison since she was abducted, it'’s just the start of her story. She’s beginning to pick up the threads of a life half-lived, but they'’re about to be pulled apart again. Her captor is on the run, and as cracks appear in Ivy’'s account of her ordeal, the police begin to doubt her motives. What happened in that cellar? And can Ivy really be trusted? 4 ¼ hours on 2 DVDs. SDH.

    Blinking into sunlight, 26-year-old Ivy Moxam stumbles out into the street, away from the cellar that’s been her prison for the last 13 years. But escape is not the end of Ivy’'s story. It'’s just the beginning.

    As she returns home, Ivy’'s parents keep their bitter separation from her, desperate to recreate the idyllic life she was wrenched from. A mother who can'’t confront the truth of those missing years, a father torn between two versions of his life, and a sister who still feels hidden in Ivy’'s shadow. They’'re trying so hard to be normal, but nothing is.

    When Ivy is reunited with her first boyfriend, the intensity of adolescent love comes rushing back. She'’s picking up the threads of a life half-lived, but they’'re about to be pulled apart again.

    Ivy'’s captor is on the run, and she isn’'t safe. Assigned to the case are DI Elliott Carne and DI Lisa Merchant. Their bond is more than professional, but it begins to break as Carne is drawn closer to Ivy.

    Then cracks appear in Ivy''’s account of her ordeal, and they start to doubt her motives. Beneath her childlike façade, she'’s become a strong-willed woman. What happened to Ivy in that cellar? How has it changed her? And can she be trusted?


    Episode 1

    Today is the day Ivy Moxam escapes from the cellar - her prison for the last 13 years. Today is the day she will return to her home, to her life. Today is only the beginning.

    Episode 2

    Ivy chances to trust again only to be betrayed, and the investigation into the missing girl raises more questions about Ivy's time in captivity.

    Episode 3

    The police investigation makes some breakthroughs but Carne and Merchant find themselves on opposing sides. Ivy's family life implodes as lies are uncovered.

    Episode 4

    Ivy is arrested and questioned about the body discovered at Colbridge Road. She goes into shutdown and it is up to Christina to set Ivy free from the guilt that burdens her.

    Episode 5

    Ivy is forced to face the truth of what happened to her. She must decide whether to give in to the past or fight for the future. Can she ever truly be free?

    Starring: Jodie Comer (Doctor Foster, My Mad Fat Diary), Natasha Little (Wolf Hall, Breathless), Stuart Graham (Hunger, The Fall), Richard Rankin (From Darkness, The Crimson Field), Valene Kane (The Fall, Victor Frankenstein), Aneurin Barnard (War and Peace, The White Queen), Katherine Rose Morley (Last Tango in Halifax, The Mill)