Laurence Fox, who plays the role of Detective Sergeant James Hathaway in ITV1 drama Lewis has confirmed that the show is coming to an end with the series’ seventh outing.
His co-star Kevin Whately also recently revealed that he was ending his run as the show’s main protagonist Inspector Robert “Robbie” Lewis.
The show is of course a spin-off of detective drama Inspector Morse, which starred the late John Thaw.
However, of the series ending, Laurence – who is married to Billie Piper – said, “Kev and I have decided we want to do other things, otherwise it all gets a bit samey.
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Laurence Fox – who is of course married to Billie Piper – has been telling What’s On TV all about his role as Jonathan Donald in ITV1 Christmas drama, Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me? which airs on Tuesday, December 27th.
In the yuletide offering, Laurence’s co-stars include Sarah Smart and Jack McMullen, who play the roles of widow Laura Cooper and ‘Fast Freddie’ Copeland respectively.
First, when asked what the drama’s about, and what his part in it is, Laurence said, “I play Jonathan Donald. He’s a car salesman or, as he calls it ‘an international broker of luxury automobiles’.
“He’s a complete tool! He gets caught drink driving and gets served a community service order.
“He has to help at The Moonbeam Club for young adults with behavioural problems – who he affectionately calls ‘window lickers.’
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ITV’s Drama commissioning team today confirmed a new series of the hit drama Lewis starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox.
Following the success of series four of the detective drama this spring, four new episodes will go into production in July. Over nine million viewers watched the most recent series.
The new series will once again feature Kevin Whately as Inspector Robbie Lewis with Laurence Fox as his partner DS Hathaway investigating murders against the glorious backdrop of Oxford.
The series, an ITV Studios production, is produced by Chris Burt who has been at the helm of all 16 films since the launch of Lewis in 2006. The executive producers are Mammoth Screen’s Michele Buck and Damien Timmer. Read more & comment »
Laurence Fox has admitted that he doesn’t get annoyed by his wife Billie Piper’s steamy sex scenes.
The actress has gotten naked for ITV2′s Secret Diary Of A Call Girl on many occasions and has filmed many risqué scenes.
‘I couldn’t care less,’ Laurence told Now magazine. ‘It all just goes over my head, like clouds flying over me.
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Lewis actor, Laurence Fox, has revealed his character – Detective Sergeant James Hathaway – is to get a love interest.
Laurence, who’s married to Billie Piper – the couple have a child named Winston together – revealed that Hathaway is to be reunited with “his first love” during the new series which begins on Sunday.
However, though he told the TV Times that he’s happy about the new storyline, he added, “I find it irritating when they give lots of back-story… Read more & comment »