Miri Matteson

Played by Daisy Haggard

Miri Matteson

Just released from prison after an eighteen-year stint for murder, Miri Matteson has returned to her parents’ home in the small town where she grew up, and where the crime occurred. Despite being surrounded by reminders of her past, and hostility from her community, she tries to remain optimistic and forge a real adult life.

Just released from prison after an eighteen-year stint for murder, Miri Matteson has returned to her parents’ home in the small town where she grew up, and where the crime occurred. Despite being surrounded by reminders of her past, and hostility from her community, she tries to remain optimistic and forge a real adult life.

Daisy Haggard

Daisy is an actor and writer, best known for her portrayal of Myra Licht in EPISODES opposite Matt LeBlanc and Tamsin Greig and Samantha in the BBC series UNCLE. She has also starred, BALLOT MONKEYS, PSYCHOVILLE, MAN STROKE WOMAN, GREEN WING and SENSE AND SENSIBILITY alongside Hattie Morahan and Dan Stevens. Daisy’s films include CALLOUSED HANDS, I GIVE IT A YEAR, HONEYMOONER. Her theatre credits include YOU FOR ME FOR YOU at the Royal Court and the main role in BECKY SHAW at the Almeida Theatre. Daisy was most recently seen in CONSENT by Nina Raine, at the National Theatre. 

BACK TO LIFE is Daisy’s first original series for the BBC (Two Brothers Pictures), having created the show and co-written all six episodes with co-writer Laura Solon.

She is currently filming BREEDERS for Sky One, in which she stars alongside Martin Freeman.

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