‘Copper’s Tom Weston-Jones on the British Up-and-Comer to Watch

Tom Weston-Jones from BBC America's 'Copper'

Tom Weston-Jones will see his profile rise very quickly when his new show, BBC America’s original police drama Copper, premieres on Sunday, August 19. (Fans of MI-5 are already well-acquainted with Weston-Jones’ many charms.) Contributing to Anglophenia’s Summer of London series, the British actor lets us in on another of his country’s best-kept secrets.


Costume drama enthusiasts may know Charlotte Riley for starring in an adaptation of Wuthering Heights with her now-fiancé Tom Hardy:

Are you familiar with Charlotte Riley’s work? Which British “up-and-comer” should we keep an eye out for?

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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