Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Lucy Liemann returns in Reggie Perrin series 2

Just a quick alert that Reggie Perrin series 2 arrives on BBC1 on Thursday 14 October 2010. I'm glad to see that Lucy is in the cast list so I shall be interupting my viewing of Law & Order UK to watch it.

Series 1 was broadcast last year and was not the disaster I had been expecting so the new series will hopefully be worth a look.

And Lucy is in it.

Here's one of the screen caps I did last year to tide us over until tomorrow night.

Bigamist, writer, soldier, spy...the truth about Ruth Wilson's grandfather

The London Evening Standard has an article about Ruth Wilson's grandfather...

The first that actress Ruth Wilson knew about her grandfather Alexander's career as a thriller writer, MI6 agent and serial bigamist was 10 years ago. “When I was 18 my granny let me read the first part of a memoir she'd written,” says the 28-year-old star of Luther and Jane Eyre.

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Monday, 4 October 2010

Idris Elba and Ruth Wilson Luther Interview have an interview with Idris Elba and Ruth Wilson about crime drama Luther which premieres on BBC America on 17 October 2010. Here's a Ruth excerpt:

Ruth: When I first read it, it did resonate with me as a piece that was a bit similar to Hannibal Lecter and Clarice Starling, except it’s the other way around. That really appealed to me. You certainly don’t get many female roles like this. The relationship develops throughout the series. It starts off with her having committed a crime and Luther trying to pin her down for it. And, as the series goes on, it becomes a game of cat and mouse between the two of them. They actually realize they have an intellectual interest in each other, as well as a sexual chemistry. They are just fascinated by each other, so it’s a really interesting dynamic. She ends up helping and they become partners in crime a bit. It’s a fascinating dynamic between the two characters, and something that hadn’t really been explored that much on TV before. That’s why it was so appealing.

Follow the above link for more.

By the way I noticed links on that page about a prequel to The Thing so I'm off to investigate that!