Ripper Street: Behind the Scenes on the last days

Radio Times has a behind the scenes look at the final day of filming of Ripper Street.  You can read the article HERE.  The following is an excerpt:

“Are you playing a journalist too?” an oblivious extra asks Macfadyen. He could take the moment to pull a full on diva strop, but he merely smiles. “No, I’m playing a policeman”, he says, before taking his place for the first of many takes.

Read it on the Radio Times!

Happy Birthday Matthew Macfadyen! October 17!


(with thanks to Lianne and Regina!)


According to Matthew's agency, Hamilton Hodell, Matthew Macfadyen will be Mr. Stahlbaum, in the Walt Disney film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.

Succession (Pilot) - HBO

HBO has ordered drama pilot for Succession.

Written by Jesse Armstrong,Succession follows the saga of the Roys, a fictional American global-media family that is not only rich and powerful but also powerfully dysfunctional. The drama will explore family loyalty, international business, and the perils of power in the 21st century. The plot has been drawing parallels to the ongoing real-life saga of the Redstone media clan.

Matthew Macfadyen will play Tom, Shiv’s ambitious partner/fiancé and a senior executive at the firm.  Shiv (Siobhan) Roy, Logan’s only daughter and younger sister to Kendall and Roman. Like Roman, she sits on the board of directors but does not work at the firm and has been pursuing a career in politics.

More details HERE.

The pilot will film in New York.

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