Interview: Suranne Jones, Scott & Bailey

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This week the fourth series of the ever-popular modern, British equivalent of Cagney And Lacey is back on our screens. Lesley Sharp and Suranne Jones returnĀ as Scott & Bailey, and both Janet Scott (Lesley Sharp) and Rachel Bailey (Suranne Jones) go in front of the promotion board in the hope of replacing Rob Waddington (Danny Miller) as sergeant of Syndicate 9. Both pass the board with flying colours, but who will get the job? Well, let’s find out from Jones herself… Continue reading

Review: The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher (S3 E1/2), Sunday 7th September, ITV

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the-suspicions-of-mr-whicherAs much as I’m a fan of Paddy Considine, I’ve always felt that The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher has never quite hit the heights it threatened to. It has always looked and felt authenticĀ – full of Victorian grime and social mores, halfway between Dickens and Doyle – but the previous two, feature-length episodes have lacked an emotional clout that was needed to elevate it from decent to very good. Thanks fully we got it last night. Continue reading