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Spot some fa­mil­iar faces ap­pear­ing in new roles this week

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Fact File

➤ Brum­mie brickie Timothy be­came a house­hold name in 1983 as Barry Tay­lor in Auf Wieder­se­hen, Pet.

➤ Drama king The Lon­doner’s been in nu­mer­ous dra­mas since in­clud­ing The Street, The Syn­di­cate and Bland­ings.

➤ Pot­ter vil­lain His many film in­clude play­ing evil Worm­tail in Harry Pot­ter.

Timothy stars in this week’s

Elec­tric Dreams: The

Com­muter. He plays Ed Ja­cob­son, a rail­way em­ployee, who dis­cov­ers some com­muters are tak­ing the train to a town that shouldn’t ex­ist. Alarmed, he in­ves­ti­gates, but ends up com­ing face to face with an al­ter­nate re­al­ity that forces him to con­front his own demons. ‘It touches the hu­man spirit and imag­i­na­tion,’ he says. ‘The emo­tional com­plex­ity will be ap­peal­ing to peo­ple.’

Alarmed… Ed Ja­cob­son

tHen

1983

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