Monday, December 15, 2008

Rupert Penry-Jones interview in the Times

The Times has an interview with Rupert Penry-Jones which touches on Spooks and Whitechapel. On Whitechapel:

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.

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