Bodies: Release, trailer, cast, plot & more

Jasmine Valentine
Stephen Graham in Netflix series Bodies, release date October 19.Netflix

The U.K. knows how to do a crime drama, but new Netflix series Bodies proves there’s a new twist to add to the genre. Here’s everything you need to know about the show’s release, trailer, cast, plot, and more.

With the SAG-AFTRA strikes slowing down productions, choosing a new series to binge is beginning to get a bit tricky. However, Netflix is set to pull it out of the bag with Bodies, a new crime drama that defies all sense of time.

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Starring familiar faces such as Stephen Graham, the limited series is set to be based on the graphic novel of the same name, created by Si Spencer.

Crossing different periods in time, Bodies is set to tell four stories simultaneously. Check out everything you need to know below, including release date, trailer, cast, and plot.

Bodies release date: When’s it out?

The release of new Netflix Bodies will be on October 19, 2023.

In true Netflix style, all eight episodes of the limited series will drop on the same day.

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Bodies trailer

The trailer for the Netflix series Bodies can be viewed below:

Though nothing in the trailer is easily explained away, the first full look sets up the four separate timelines that viewers are expecting to see, with an ominous-looking Stephen Graham somehow at the center of it all.

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Bodies cast: Who’s in it?

The main Bodies cast can be viewed below, including the actors and the characters they play:

  • Stephen Graham as Elias Mannix
  • Amaka Okafor as DS Hasan
  • Jacob Fortune-Lloyd as DS Whiteman
  • Kyle Soller as DI Hillinghead
  • Shira Haas as DC Maplewood

Bodies plot: What’s it about?

Here’s the official synopsis of Netflix series Bodies, so look away now to avoid any spoilers!

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“As a crime drama with a twist, four different detectives in four different eras of London find themselves investigating the same murder.

“They uncover a conspiracy spanning over 150 years, all based around one unidentified body in Whitechapel.”

Bodies will be available to stream on Netflix in October. Check out other releases to come below:

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Jasmine Valentine is a TV and Movies Writer at Dexerto. She's written for the likes of Total Film, The Daily Beast, and Radio Times. Jasmine loves anime, dystopian thrillers, and anything starring Tilda Swinton. You can email her here: