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Dark Angel: Interviews

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“SHE is always chasing the dream in her head.

“Chasing a fairy tale throughout her whole life.”

Downton Abbey star Joanne Froggatt talking to me about her new screen role as Mary Ann Cotton in Dark Angel.

A 2 x 90 minute drama written by Gwyneth Hughes starting on ITV at 9pm next Monday (Oct 31).

Also coming to MASTERPIECE on PBS in 2017.

Telling the true story of the woman dubbed Britain’s first female serial killer.

With Alun Armstrong as Mary Ann’s father George and Jonas Armstrong as her lover Joe Nattrass. Continue reading

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The Mystery Of Edwin Drood

John Jasper (Matthew Rhys), Rosa Budd (Tamzin Merchant) and Edwin Drood (Freddie Fox)

“IT’S not a challenge you could turn down. You’ve got half a novel.

“My wife calls me, ‘The man who’s finished off Dickens.’

“Which I think is unfair.”

The Mystery of Edwin Drood director Diarmuid Lawrence speaking at the British Film Institute in London last month.

Ahead of the two-part BBC2 adaptation at 9pm tonight (Tuesday) and tomorrow. Continue reading

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