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Unforgotten 2: Interviews

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“I was very nervous.

“You hope we can serve it as well second time round.

“But actually three or four days in it felt really good to be back playing her.”

Nicola Walker talking to me about returning to the role of DCI Cassie Stuart in the second series of Unforgotten.

Teaming up again with Sanjeev Bhaskar, as DI Sunil ‘Sunny’ Khan, for a new six-part story starting on ITV at 9pm this Thursday (Jan 5).

The acclaimed first series was followed by a BAFTA Best Supporting Actor Award for Tom Courtenay’s portrayal of Eric Slater.

The 2017 series, again written by Chris Lang and directed by Andy Wilson, includes a new cast of ‘suspects’.

With some unexpected twists along the way sure to provoke debate among viewers.

Beautifully acted by all involved – not least Nicola and Sanjeev.

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The Royal: Goodbye Mr Rose

The final scene

AND so we say farewell to The Royal.

ITV1’s long-running 1960s’ drama ended on Sunday evening with a cliffhanger worthy of the Scarborough rocks by the real life location for Elsinby’s St Aidan’s Royal Free Hospital.

Stabbed Dr Gordon Ormerod (Robert Daws) lay at death’s door on the operating table as Mr Rose (Denis Lill) battled to save his life.

Gordon’s tearful wife Dr Jill Weatherill (Amy Robbins) watching through a window, supported by ever marvellous Matron (Wendy Craig). Continue reading

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