41 Alex Kingston, Criminal, Falling piano sales2019-09-16 18:54:00
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Alex Kingston, Criminal, Falling piano sales

Alex Kingston, best known for her TV roles in Dr Who and ER, discusses her new role in Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy Of The People on stage at the Nottingham Playhouse. Kingston plays Dr Stockman, who is punished by the authorities for saying the unsayable as she attempts to make a stand against corruption. Criminal is Netflix's new crime drama, with each episode focused on one suspect and all filmed in and around the interrogation room. There are four series of three episodes filmed in Britain, Germany, France and Spain, each with a local cast and filmed in their own language. The UK series stars Katherine Kelly and Lee Ingleby, with David Tennant and Hayley Atwell as guest stars. Crime writer Mark Billingham reviews. Sales of new pianos have declined significantly in the UK, down to just 16% of the amount sold in the 1980s. Jeremy Sallis visits a fourth-generation piano showroom and workshop in London to find out more. Presenter Samira Ahmed Producer Jerome Weatherald…read more

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