Harry’s best pal reveals His genre faves...
FAVOURITE SF/FANTASY BOOK
there’s a book called Rant by Chuck Palahniuk – he’s the guy who wrote Fight Club and I really like his writing. It’s just disturbing in so many different ways. Rant is kind of an oral biography about this guy who’s quite hard to describe because there’s just so many elements to him. there’s this element of him where he leaves his hometown and goes to this kind of dystopia where the lower class are only allowed to come out at night and there’s curfews for day and night people. they do this thing called “Party Crashing” where they have these deliberate car crashes and travel through time. It sounds quite complicated but it’s an incredible book. It’s very layered in so many ways. It’s brilliant.
SF/FANTASY GUILTY PLEASURE
I used to like Red Dwarf, I was really into that. Just having that kind of setting for the comedy and those characters, it’s just so weird and I loved that kind of throwback to the old sci-fi programmes throughout the ’70s where the sets and the props are all really shit and stuff. I’ve always had a fascination with space travel and the planets as well, so it was something I’ve always kind of remembered. It’s a very nostalgic show.
FAVOURITE SF/FANTASY BINGE WATCH
So many. Stuff like Stranger Things I really loved. It’s kind of the future really with the stuff that’s happening. tV’s an exciting place to be. I love film but you don’t really get an opportunity to carve out a real journey with a character. tV allows you to do that throughout.
Rupert Grint stars in Snatch, airing Thursdays on AMC on BT TV.