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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.

Darren Boyd (Richard), Stephen Mangan (Dirk) and Helen Baxendale (Susan)

A round table interview at BBC TV Centre in west London with the stars of new BBC4 film Dirk Gently.

My feature on Stephen Mangan, who plays Dirk, is in today’s Manchester Evening News – and below.

I’ve also posted some extra quotes and links under the interview for those who want to read more.