"...I seem to recall telling Ruth Wilson (who plays her) that in many ways I considered Alice to be the perfect woman. She looked at me, it has to be said, with a degree of horror.
Alice was a formidable role - chilly and flirtatious, murderous and vulnerable, high-minded and caustic, sometimes in the same sentence. But Ruth makes her absolutely real, and utterly riveting. There's a moment in episode four where she truly frightens me.
I was on set when Idris and Ruth filmed their first scene together. It was a spine-tingling event..."
Tuesday, 4 May 2010
Ruth Wilson - Television - Luther
Luther begins on BBC1 tonight at 9pm. Neil Cross, the miniseries' writer, wrote a blog post for the BBC TV blog about the show. Here is an excerpt about Ruth: