White House Farm spoilers: Episode 1

Six-part drama based on the true story of the mass murder of a family in an Essex farmhouse in August 1985, providing a fresh insight into these tragic events.

In the early hours of Wednesday 7th August 1985, police in Chelmsford receive a phone call from local farmer Jeremy Bamber. Officers are called to an incident at his parents’ farmhouse, White House Farm.

Jeremy’s sister Sheila, mother June, father Nevill and twin nephews Nicholas and Daniel are all found dead. The case appears to be open-and-shut to investigating officer DI Thomas ‘Taff’ Jones, who concludes that Sheila, who had mental health problems, is responsible for killing her parents and children, and then herself. But for DS Stan Jones, something doesn’t feel right. Stan’s concerns bring him into conflict with his superior officer Taff. He is given the responsibility of family liaison and told to toe the line.


  • Freddie Fox as Jeremy Bamber
  • Nate Barrowcliffe as Daniel Caffell
  • Cressida Bonas as Sheila Caffell
  • Mark Stanley as Colin Caffell
  • Jude Barrowcliffe as Nicholas Caffell
  • Nicholas Farrell as Nevill Bamber
  • Amanda Burton as June Bamber
  • Alexa Davies as Julie Mugford
  • Grace Calder as Heather Amos
  • Mark Addy as DS Stan Jones
  • Gemma Whelan as Ann Eaton
  • Tom McCall as Constable West
  • David Hunt as PS Bews
  • Stephen Graham as DCI Thomas Jones
  • Sean Gilder CS George Harris
  • Thomas Coombes as PC Myall
  • Scott Reid as DC Mick Clark
  • Benjamin Griffin as PC Delgado
  • Josh Herdman as PC Collins
  • Micah Balfour as PS Adams
  • Andrew Frame as DI Ron Cook
  • Lucy Briggs-Owen as WPC 1

White House Farm begins Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 at 9:00pm on ITV.

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