Colman’s mustard but Maskell’s a Ray of sunshine
OLIVIA COLMAN will probably bag a sack of gongs for her gritty portrayal of a high-rise mum in cracking Channel 4 drama Run.
However, the unsung star of the show was Neil Maskell as her ex-fella, a psychotic Cockney called Kieran.
Not many people can make eating an apple look intimidating – but Maskell did exactly that. You might say he is, ahem, “hard core”.
TV execs take note: this guy is the natural heir to Ray Winstone, and probably a lot cheaper.
Cast him as a lead – NOW! – or I’ll cam raand your aase and eat every last fackin’ apple in your fruit bowl, you mugs. “JUST think of me as Switzerland in glasses,” said Coronation Street stalwart Deirdre to Carla, to indicate her neutrality in the latest family feud.
Never mind Switzerland. The pair she wore in the 1980s could have covered most of central Europe.