ELAINE Cassidy talks to Rob Carnevale about playing DC Dinah Kowalska in the second series of Channel 4’s hit female-led crime comedy-drama No Offence and what appealed to her about taking on the role in Paul Abbott’s show in the first place.
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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.
Watching/reading all the tweets/retweets about No Offence over the past couple of weeks and reading some of the reviews from the likes of The Independent and The Guardian are proving the show is quite popular and gaining a respectable viewership with a consolidated rating of 3.6 Million last week.
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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