“THERE are an awful lot of things that are plausible and just a few things that are probable.”
Rory Kinnear talking to me about new two-part ITV drama Lucan, which tells a story most will not know.
He plays the Lord who created a headline-grabbing mystery after murdering his children’s nanny Sandra Rivett (Leanne Best).
Having mistaken her in a darkened basement kitchen for his wife Lady Lucan (Catherine McCormack).
And then vanishing – never to be seen again.
“MY name is Bert Middleton. I’m the second oldest man in Britain.
“This is the last thing I’ll do so you better listen carefully…”
Old Bert (David Ryall) talks to a modern day TV documentary crew in the opening moments of new BBC1 drama serial The Village.
Before we go back to the summer of 1914.
“The summer the bus came.”
Kingsbridge, England, 1327.
All is well. But not for long.
World Without End arrives on Channel 4 at 9pm tomorrow (Saturday Jan 12).
An epic six-part TV adaptation of author Ken Follett’s equally epic novel.
The sequel to The Pillars of the Earth.
Already broadcast in America, I attended a London preview screening for the opening feature-length episode in early December.