“HE’S working his way through Life On Mars and Ashes To Ashes casts.
“He’ll be casting Keeley Hawes in Prey 3, probably. I would’t be surprised.”
Philip Glenister talking to me about his role as prison officer David Murdoch in the second series of Prey, created and again written by Chris Lunt.
Joking about the fact he follows on from former Life On Mars – and Mad Dogs – co-star John Simm who appeared in the acclaimed first series.
“IT was a very physical role, lots of running, hanging off bridges and climbing fences, hard work.
“But I must say I absolutely loved it.”
John Simm talking about his lead role as Det Sgt Marcus Farrow in Prey, a three-part ITV thriller written by Chris Lunt.
I spoke to John on location during filming on a cold and wet day at the start of January.
And again later when he had returned from making the first episodes of Intruders in Vancouver and was about to begin work on The Village 2.
While Chris and I chatted at ITV’s new Trafford / Media City HQ on January 6 – the official first day in that site’s history after the move from Quay Street in Manchester.
A fresh and exciting TV writer – currently bound for Hollywood – at the dawn of a new era for ITV in the North West.
You can read my interviews via the link to the ITV press pack / production notes below.