Team ef­fort

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Ni­cole Be­harie and Tom Mi­son.

Mi­son, whose cred­its in­clude guest roles on Poirot, New Tricks and the minis­eries Pa­rade’s End, says play­ing it rel­a­tively straight has been the key to his por­trayal of Ich­a­bod.

“Ev­ery­thing is very real for Ich­a­bod, and so we just have to try and play ev­ery­thing straight, which I think was a bit of a sav­ing grace in terms of per­for­mance,” he said.

“It also stops me from ham­ming it up.

“Find­ing the bal­ance be­tween the con­fu­sion and those funny scenes and the more se­ri­ous ‘ Oh my God, the apoc­a­lypse is com­ing’ scenes, the way to do that is to play them with a very sim­i­lar tone rather than sep­a­rat­ing them as ‘ This is now a tragic scene and this is a comic scene’.”

While Ich­a­bod can be

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