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Back to Life

Back to Life

  • Premiered: 
    April 15, 2019
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  • Network: BBC3
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Dramedy
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Created by Laura Solon & Daisy Haggard 
  • Subject Matter: Family
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Plot Synopsis

Just released from prison after 18 years, and trying to nudge her way back into society, Miri Matteson is the ultimate adult beginner, determined to move on from her violent past. She's just arrived back in her home town, a place she no longer recognises, in the dysfunctional family home she involuntarily vacated as a teenager, living with the parents she can no longer hold a conversation with. But life post-prison is not proving easy. Her Tamagotchi has gone the same way as her idols George Michael, Bowie and Prince, her parents Caroline and Oscar are presenting a happy and united front, but the cracks are beginning to show, and Miri's attempt to reconnect with her teenage sweetheart Dom opens up a whole new can of worms. If only she could land a job it could be the ticket to a new life - but with no money and no driver's license Miri is forced to seek work in the small town that remembers her only for what she did all those years ago. To top things off there's chemistry bubbling between her and her new neighbor Billy: can she keep her past hidden from him? And who is this stranger in town who seems to be stalking Miri's every move? With the terrible truth of what happened all those years ago constantly threatening to surface, Miri's struggle to move on becomes ever more desperate. But in a small town where her crime was the biggest headline of the decade, will anyone ever let her? This half-hour comedy series had its U.S. premiere on Sunday, November 10, 2019 from 10-11pm ET/PT, as Showtime debuted back-to-back episodes.
On Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 10-11pm ET/PT, Showtime premiered the season finale of BACK TO LIFE, debuting back-to-back episodes:

10pm: A terrible coincidence puts Miri back in the community's firing line when she becomes the suspect of a new crime; Caroline and Oscar try to revive their relationship.

10:30pm: After being locked in a cell once again, Miri gets out determined to tell her side of the story and to finally get the town on her side.