Sophie Rundle

Martin Compston and Sophie Rundle to star in BBC One thriller

Martin Compston and Sophie Rundle to star in BBC One thriller

Martin Compston and Sophie Rundle have signed up for a new BBC One thriller. The ‘Line of Duty’ actor and the ‘Peaky Blinders’ actress have teamed up to star in ‘The Nest’, in which they will play wealthy couple Dan and Emily, who have everything they could want apart from a baby – but their issue looks to be solved when they meet 18-year-old Kaya (Mirren ... »

Suranne Jones: Gentleman Jack intimacy director was vital to role

Suranne Jones: Gentleman Jack intimacy director was vital to role

Suranne Jones doesn’t think she "would’ve been able to do" ‘Gentleman Jack’ without the show’s intimacy director. The 40-year-old actress plays industrialist Anne Lister in the BBC period drama, but if she hadn’t received assistance to help portray the character’s intimate scenes with lover Ann Walker, who is played by Sophie Walker, she may have... »

Sophie Rundle was ‘desperate’ for Gentleman Jack role

Sophie Rundle was ‘desperate’ for Gentleman Jack role

Sophie Rundle was "desperate" to star in ‘Gentleman Jack’ when she heard Sally Wainwright had written the period drama. The 31-year-old actress plays Ann Walker in the BBC One show, which tells the story of her character’s relationship with industrialist Anne Lister (Suranne Jones), and Sophie was keen to appear in the programme after reading about the "most extrao... »

Suranne Jones and Sophie Rundle bonded during Gentleman Jack sex scenes

Suranne Jones and Sophie Rundle bonded during Gentleman Jack sex scenes

Suranne Jones says her and Sophie Rundle bonded while doing lesbian sex scenes. The 40-year-old actress – who plays land owner Anne Lister in BBC One’s ‘Gentleman Jack’ – had serious "chemistry" with the ‘Bodyguard’ actress, so much so they filmed the intimate moments as if "no one else was in the room". Suranne told The Sun newspaper: ... »

Peaky Blinders will ‘almost certainly’ run for 7 series

Peaky Blinders will ‘almost certainly’ run for 7 series

‘Peaky Blinders’ creator Steven Knight says series five is "the best yet" and there will be two more to follow. The 60-year-old screenwriter says the upcoming season of the BBC drama will have viewers on the "edge of their series", and has revealed there will "almost certainly" be a total of seven seasons. Speaking to talkSPORT, Knight said: "We just ... »

Rob Norbury joins Emmerdale

Rob Norbury joins Emmerdale

Former ‘Hollyoaks’ star Rob Norbury has joined ‘Emmerdale’. The ‘Brief Encounters’ actor has landed a role in the ITV soap as dodgy drayman Leon, a romantic interest for Victoria Barton (Isabel Hodgins), six years after he last played Riley Costello in ‘Hollyoaks’. In scenes to be aired next week, Victoria aims to move on from her marriage to missing... »

Peaky Blinders’ Tommy Shelby to face ‘darkest force’ in series 5

Peaky Blinders’ Tommy Shelby to face ‘darkest force’ in series 5

Cillian Murphy has started filming the fifth series of ‘Peaky Blinders’ with his character set to face his "darkest force" yet. The 42-year-old actor’s alter-ego Tommy Shelby will be up against it more than ever when the popular BBC drama returns as the Shelby family try to deal with the 1930s following the financial crash of 1929. Creator Steven Knight said: "The ... »

Suranne Jones and Sophie Rundle to play lovers

Suranne Jones and Sophie Rundle to play lovers

Suranne Jones and Sophie Rundle will play lovers in a new period drama. The ‘Doctor Foster’ actress has long been attached to Sally Wainwright’s eight-episode series ‘Gentleman Jack’, which is a true story set in the North of England in the early 1800s. Suranne will portray Anne Lister, who was born into a military family and inherited a vast estate just outside Halif... »