As for Whitechapel, he plays a policeman hunting a murderer who has a Jack the Ripper fixation. Hasn’t he had enough of this sort of stuff?
“After Spooks, the idea of playing a policeman didn’t thrill me,” he admits. “But when I read the script, I wanted to know what happened at the end. This character is different [from Adam]. He’s got a lot of flaws, he’s a bit strange, he’s not your obvious hero. It’s still a good guy catching a bad guy, but I couldn’t walk away from it.”
Read the whole interview, here.