WHAT ABOUT SIMON?
Bertie Carvel argues the case for the ex…
He may not have won many fans with his behaviour in series one, but when Simon reappears, he initially seems to want peace between him and Gemma.
Might we find him more likeable this
time around? We put that question to Bertie Carvel, who plays him…
“I don’t really care what people think of him, myself, but Simon cares about it deeply,” he tells us. “He’s desperate, his self-esteem is fragile and I think that’s part of where his weakness comes from. I don’t think Simon likes himself very much, deep down, and he needs to find approval from others and tries to get that in slightly misguided ways. I think, without a shadow of a doubt, that he regrets most of the things