The seamless, frictionless life of a Soft Border Patrol…

With the airing of new BBC1 comedy Soft Border Patrol next weekend (Friday 2 March 2018) this is probably the most excited – along with the most nervous! – I’ve been about a show on which I have worked. I play one of the leads in the mockumentary (produced by The Comedy Unit), about how aContinue reading “The seamless, frictionless life of a Soft Border Patrol…”

This Fall…

Early this year I had the pleasure of working on the final season of one of the most exciting TV shows to be produced here, The Fall. I play the role of Michael Ritchie opposite Jamie Dornan, Gillian Anderson and Krister Henriksson. It’s due out later this year, I can’t say too much more other than it’s going to beContinue reading “This Fall…”

Ripper Street…

It’s not very often you get to work on a TV series you love but this week I did as I started work on Ripper Street. Ripper Street is a BBC TV series set in Whitechapel in London’s East End in 1889, six months after the infamous Jack the Ripper murders. The series stars MatthewContinue reading “Ripper Street…”

PG Wodehouse, An Innocent Abroad?

I got the opportunity to work on BBC4’s biopic drama Wodehouse in Exile. Featuring an all-star cast including Tim Piggot-Smith as PG Wodehouse and Zoe Wanamaker, it tells the story of how the author PG Wodehouse came to face a charge of treason during the Second World War and how this quintessential Englishman, creator of JeevesContinue reading “PG Wodehouse, An Innocent Abroad?”

V SIGN

Anyone following me on Twitter may have read some bizarre tweets towards the end of March – ‘Another day chasing aliens in Carrickfergus’, for instance. No, I hadn’t gone mad, but in fact was filming a BBC sci-fi sitcom pilot called V SIGN. V SIGN  follows a group of human survivors fighting off the universe’s most incompetentContinue reading “V SIGN”