The care-home worker is lovedup with his no-nonsense wife, Jenny, but could there be trouble looming for the couple?
‘There’s real strength in this series. It’s back to form. Jen and Pete are now re-centred. She is studying and he is supportive and they are working towards a better future together. But they have another challenge that they’re both working through and the Giffords don’t get it easy. That’s the thing about Cold Feet: you don’t know what it’s going to throw at you.
‘Pete also gets to perform a heroic act in a canal in episode one. It was a grim day for me! I needed a wetsuit under my costume and there’s silt at the bottom of the canal, which is like quicksand, so it was kind of hairy. and goodness knows what’s in that silt – I think I could feel Victorian skulls cracking under me as I walked on it!
‘There’s also a danger of getting diseases from rats so the medic had the biggest container of anti-bacterial gel
I’ve ever seen because the muck went everywhere, even up our noses. We had to drink full-fat Coke afterwards because
apparently that destroys everything!’