Every writer at some point dreams of their works appearing on the silver or even small screen. I am no exception. Let’s have alook at my ideal Lynchcliffe Cuckoo movie cast. Apologies to those of you across the pond as several stars featured are British TV actors.
Played by Caroline Catz (Doc Martin, Murder in Suburbia)
Played by Gina McKee. (Forsyte Saga, Notting Hill)
LORD MARCUS JEREMIAH LYNCHCLIFFE
Played by Samuel West. In Foyle’s War episode The French Drop West played Lt Col Wintringham and the moment I saw him in this role I thought “Marcus
Played by Perdita Weeks
Played by Duncan Bell (Heartbeat
Who else but the lovely Sean Bean could play our Yorkshire born sex-symbol chauffeur to perfection
Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh. Starred with David Suchet in TV adaption of Agatha Christie’s Sad Cypress
Played by Joanne Froggat, star of popular British TV series Downton Abbey and Bad Girls
Lord Lynchcliffe’s faithful butler, who better than distinguished actor Martin Shaw?
Played by Pam Ferris (Darling Buds of May, Rosemary & Thyme, & The Turn of the Screw)
Played by Jeff Hordley (Cain Dingle in long running British soap, Emmerdale)
Played by Charlie Brookes. Best known for playing the wicked Janine in the BBC soap Eastenders. In the books Katie actually has red hair but since when have casting directors actually paid attention to correctly matching physical types.
Played by Amy Nuttall (Downton Abbey and Emmerdale)
Played by Barbara Flynn, best known as psychologist Fitz’s long-suffering wife, Judith, in Jimmy McGovern’s hit drama series Cracker
Played by John Duttine (To Serve them all my Days, Heartbeat)
Played by Hugh Fraser (Best known for his role as Captain Arthur Hastings in the ITV Poirot adaptions)
Played by Phyllis Logan (Downton Abbey, A Touch of Frost, Lovejoy)
Played by Anthony Howell (best known for his role as DCS Christopher Foyle’s side-kick Sergeant Paul Milner)
Played by Andrew Lancell who has starred in long running police drama The Bill and, more recently, Coronation Street
Played by Neil Stuke, popular British comedy actor