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Cold Feet 7: Interviews

“I’D always resisted bringing Cold Feet back.

“I didn’t want to revisit something and go along that well-trodden path where things are resurrected and then don’t have the strength, innovation or the voice they had originally.

“But when I read the scripts I thought they were very good. We slotted back into it really well but there was no complacency.

“We did feel under pressure and so it was lovely that people took to it.”

James Nesbitt talking to me about last year’s return of Cold Feet.

Ahead of series seven which begins on ITV this Friday (Sept 8) at 9pm. Continue reading

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Houdini & Doyle: Interviews

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“IT was one of the most terrifying things I’ve ever done in my life.”

House star Michael Weston talking about filming Harry Houdini’s Chinese Water Torture stage routine for a new TV drama.

Houdini & Doyle co-stars Stephen Mangan as Arthur Conan Doyle.

An intriguing 10-part crime drama with a supernatural twist which begins in the UK on both ITV and ITV Encore at 10:15pm tomorrow (Sunday March 13).

Subsequent episodes screening exclusively on ITV Encore at 9pm on Thursdays, starting from March 17.

A UK / Canada co-production broadcast on Global in Canada and Fox in America from May 2.

Brought to the screen by the creators of House. Continue reading

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The Town: Interviews

“THIS town – it’s all secrets. Everyone knows something you don’t.”

Sherlock star Andrew Scott leads the cast of three-part ITV1 drama The Town.

A contemporary story also featuring Martin Clunes, Charlotte Riley, Julia McKenzie, Gerard Kearns, Kelly Adams and remarkable teenage newcomer Avigail Tlalim.

It’s Olivier-award winning writer Mike Bartlett’s first TV drama and begins on ITV1 at 9pm on Wednesday December 5.

Unlocking a mystery over three hours of a fresh and intriguing drama.

I had the pleasure of interviewing seven cast members for ITV1’s production notes / press pack. Continue reading

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