CCTV footage appears to show him hitting and then bundling his barrister lover into the boot of a car. To prepare for the role of Carey she spent so much time with the police that, she admits, she got rather carried away and almost forgot she wasn't a real copper. A lot of the action in the show centres on surveillance; it reveals how much we can learn about other people's lives but also how what you see on film might not always be the truth. The research had sort of become a personal ambition rather than anything useful for work. At her comprehensive school she was academic and at first saw acting as a hobby, never expecting she could make a career out of it.
Elliana. Age: 30.
At her comprehensive school she was academic and at first saw acting as a hobby, never expecting she could make a career out of it.
Gianna. Age: 22.
At first, she reveals, she was confined by her accent and how it was perceived; almost all of her contemporaries coming out of drama schools were solidly middle-class southerners. Holliday, who shares a London home with her actor boyfriend Harry Treadaway, 35, and who also has a house in Manchester, says that she is eager to try and keep her own life away from surveillance society. It seems like an open and shut case, but as viewers have discovered, there is much more to it. For Strike, she was interviewed personally by J K Rowling who had written the detective stories they were based on; the two met in the bathroom before the audition.