Shameless star David Threlfall to play the role of Tommy Cooper in new ITV drama about the comedian’s life
Fans of Shameless will know that actor David Threlfall plays the role of professional lay-about Frank Gallagher in the show, but according to reports today, David is now set play the role of Tommy Cooper in a new ITV drama about the life of the comedian.
He’s set to star alongside Amanda Redman in the feature length production. She’ll play the role of Tommy’s wife Gwen, who Tommy affectionately called ‘Dove’.
Speaking to the Daily Mirror about the forthcoming show, executive producer Andy Harries said, “Few comics have had such a lasting influence on British culture as Tommy Cooper… Read more & comment »