Smart, sassy and sardonic, rebellious Mattie is part of a generation who suspect Synths will render them irrelevant. What’s the point in studying hard when Synths can do everything so easily? Though Mattie’s exterior is sharp and cynical, it is merely a façade to what is actually a vulnerable and sensitive teenager whose increasingly troubled relationship with Laura has left her yearning to connect.
Lucy Carless is a member of the Nottingham Television Workshop known for producing actors such as Jack O’Connell and Samantha Morton. She was most recently seen opposite John Simm and David Threlfall as Susan Mann in the British police drama miniseries Code of a Killer, the true story of the discovery of DNA testing as a means to solve crimes, and the first DNA manhunt that followed.