Prime Suspect PS

Fans of Prime Suspect: Tennison on Masterpiece may enjoy hearing one of the stars discuss his role and how he fits into the world of Jane Tennison.

The Masterpiece Studio Podcast sat down with Prime Suspect: Tennison‘s Sam Reid to talk about his character, Detective Inspector Len Bradfield.

[Warning: If you have not seen all three episodes of Prime Suspect: Tennison please note that this interview contains spoilers.]


Where Do I Know That Actor?

This week’s Death In Paradise featured a trio of guests worthy of mention.

In the episode (“Lost Identity”), DI Goodman receives a little help from his visiting Aunt Mary, played by Wendy Craig. Craig was most recently seen as Aunt Juley in The Forsyte Saga (UNC-EX aired the series within the last few years) however a generation of UNC-TV viewers may best remember her as dissatisfied housewife Ria Parkinson in the bittersweet sitcom Butterflies.

The next guest actor is Robert Daws. He played John Green on Death In Paradise but has popped up in a couple of Masterpiece series worth noting. Going back to the 1990s, Daws was Tuppy Glossop in the wonderful Jeeves And Wooster (Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie played the title roles in that P. G. Wodehouse adaptation). More recently, the actor was seen as Dr. Choake in the Poldark. Continue reading