Fay Ripley, James Nesbitt, Cellach Spellman, John Thompson, Hermione Norris, Leanne Best and Robert Bathurst seen arriving at the National Television Awards held at the O2 Arena - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 25th January 2017
The comedy will return for a sixth series, having run from 1997 to 2003 before being cancelled.
Thirteen years after it was removed from British TV screens, the popular drama-comedy ‘Cold Feet’ will be returning for a sixth series, with many of the original cast signed up.
The re-boot of the ITV series has been rumoured for the last few months after The Sun reported in August that the network had commenced talks with the core cast members. James Nesbitt, Hermione Norris, John Thomson, Robert Bathurst and Fay Ripley will be returning to the series that charted the ups and downs of three 30-something couples, and was often vaunted as the British answer to 'Friends'.
James Nesbitt, one of the stars of 'Cold Feet', is returning for the new series
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The new series of Doctor Who will feature Peter Capaldi's solo debut
Last month we learned that Hermione Norris would be starring in an episode of Doctor Who, now it looks as though Frank Skinner get his own guest role as Peter Capaldi takes those famous reigns from Matt Smith in his first series as The Doctor.
Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman on set for Doctor Who
Skinner said he was “beyond excited” about his upcoming cameo. "It's no secret that Frank's been pitching vigorously to get into Doctor Who for a while," said the show's executive producer, Steven Moffat. "He's been volunteering to be 'third monster on the left' as long as I've been in this job," he joked, according to The BBC.
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Norris will join the show in its eighth series
Hermione Norris has spoken of her excitement at the opportunity to star in series 8 of Dr. Who. Best known for portraying MI5 agent Ros Myers in the spy drama Spooks, Norris described the show as “iconic”, according to The BBC.
"It's exciting to be part of such an iconic show, and one that my kids can watch!" Norris said of appearing in Doctor Who.
Hermione Norris will guest star in series eight of Doctor Who
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James and Anne's wealth affords them life's finest luxury accoutrements (residences in both London and the country, fancy cars, servants), but restlessness simmers underneath this apparently cheery, perfect veneer, with Anne soon catapulting their domestic bliss into chaos when she begins a torrid affair with William. When a mysterious Range Rover runs down Maggie's husband, Anne and William come under suspicion for the murder from both the police and James, the latter of whom endeavors to protect his wife (and, equally as important, his own reputation as a big-time barrister) by helping to cover up her possible role in the crime. Fellowes wastes little time on mystery, however, as his prime preoccupation is the method by which relationships crumble due to tragedies both big (the hit-and-run death) and, just as vitally, small (James and Anne's lack of warmth, inability to communicate, and joint desire to sweep unhappiness under the Persian rug lest it disrupt their comfortable existence). And with Anne unwilling to cast aside her youngish paramour to return to her husband, the film quickly becomes a case study in people's inability to fully suppress their most urgent desires and discontent.
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The film is almost half an hour longer than 'The Force Awakens'.
The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.