I Hate Suzie (Sky Atlantic) reunites the writer Lucy Prebble with her friend Billie Piper, 13 years after Secret Diary of a Call Girl proved to the world that Piper was more than just a singer. Both women have had illustrious careers since. Among other projects, Prebble has written two excellent plays, Enron and A Very Expensive Poison, and co-written the best thing on TV, Succession. Between The Effect, Great Britain and Yerma, Piper has proved herself a talented stage actress alongside near-co
In I Hate Suzie, Billie Piper plays a former teen pop star who became an actress in a popular sci-fi series before motherhood and marriage to a self-centred man baby. That’s Billie Piper, the former teen pop star who became an actress in Doctor Who before motherhood and marriage to Chris Evans and Laurence Fox. Any similarity to actual persons living or dead is, well, that’s for her to know. This drama arrives full of promise because it is written by Lucy Prebble, the playwright behind the accla
Sky has debuted the first look at Billie Piper’s new comedy-drama series, I Hate Suzie.The show follows an actress named Suzie Pickles, played by Piper, whose life is disrupted when her phone is hacked and compromising images of her are shared publicly.
Being gay is the “fifth most interesting thing” about Alan Cumming’s latest role. In new TV crime series Instinct the Scottish actor plays Dr Dylan Reinhart, a sweater-vest-wearing CIA operative turned psychology professor (keep up) who happens to be married to a man — a former lawyer who now runs his own cocktail bar (played by The Crown’s Daniel Ings). When Cumming, 53, heard about the role, he was “shocked” because Reinhart is a TV milestone — he’s the first openly gay lead of an American b
Rising British stars Antonia Thomas and Daniel Ings are making waves in the US thanks to the success of Netflix sleeper hit, Lovesick. Thomas is currently starring opposite Freddie Highmore in The Good Doctor, while Ings has just finished filming the first season of CBS drama, Instinct. Lead actor Johnny Flynn starred opposite Geoffrey Rush in last year’s Genius.