The Shameless creator’s latest drama launched with 2.5 million viewers last month.
Abbott has described it as a “comedy for a crime-addicted audience who love The Bill. It’s The Bill, tilted“.
I don’t think you need damage to be a good writer but you have more experience of extremities.
He was playing a lying sex addict; I was playing a girl in a wheelchair. His character abused my character – and then we fell in love, for real. We’ve also played brother and sister which wasn’t as weird as I thought it would be.
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