People were enamoured by the tensest film ever, Boiling Point starring Stephen Graham and now filming has begun on a five-part BBC series and we can’t wait.
Filmed in one shot, the feature-length follows chef Andy played by Graham, displaying the pressures of working in a kitchen on the busiest day of the year.
The film gained four BAFTA nominations and 11 BIFA nominations of which it won four along with four Taormina Film Festival Awards.
The new series is set six months from where they will leave off and will see Vinette Robinson and Hannah Walters also reprise their roles as Robison who played Graham’s sous chef Carly now a head chef of her own restaurant.
Robinson has Andy’s original team, and in the new Boiling Point series she feels the pressure and responsibility of running her own kitchen.
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Other actors from the film include Ray Panthaki, Gary Lamont, Áine Rose Daly, Taz Skylar, Daniel Larkai, Stephen McMillan, Hannah Traylen and Izuka Hoyle.
New cast members include Stephen Odubola, Shaun Fagan, Joel MacCormack and Ahmed Malek. BAFTA award-winner Cathy Tyson and fresh actor Missy Haysom.
Co-writers Philip Barantini and James Cummnig are set to return with Barantini directing episodes one, two and five. The film;s producers Hester Ruoff and Bart Ruspoli will return as executive producers with Hannah Walters and Stephen Graham.
Other episodes will be directed by Mounia Akl who will direct episodes three and four. We can’t wait for the return of the amazing cast – we are sure it will be fantastic.
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