Philip Glenister

Meet Your Next Sam Tyler: Keeley Hawes Joins Life On Mars Sequel

The rumors have been floating around the Internet for some time now, but today it’s been confirmed: Keeley Hawes, star of MI-5 and The Best Man, will play Gene Hunt’s partner in Ashes To Ashes, the 1980s-set sequel to Life ...

A Life On Mars Reunion…Sort Of.

Life On Mars stars John Simm and Philip Glenister will re-team for the bank-robber caper, Tuesday.

Finally: State of Play Returning For Second Season

Paul Abbott‘s tour de force of politics and journalism – the incomparable British series State of Play – will finally get that long-awaited second season, Abbott tells The Sun. “We’re looking at doing six ...

“Footballers Wive$” Star Zoe Lucker Returns To TV. Also: “Life On Mars”

Footballers Wive$ vixen Zoe Lucker will shed her Tanya Turner talons for HolbyBlue, an innovative police drama from the makers of Life On Mars, MI-5, and Hustle. Lucker will play “a police wife and civilian worker” on what ...

Does “Life On Mars” Encourage Homophobia? Also: Women Love Gene Hunt.

Philip Glenister's DCI Gene Hunt character on Life On Mars is a gruff, bigoted man's man who shoots first and asks questions later. He may not have been out of place in 1970s, but some media watchdogs suggest he may not be ...

“Life on Mars” Star Philip Glenister. Plus: Gordon Ramsay in The New Yorker

It seems that Philip Glenister shares some of his character's tell-it-like-it-is qualities: the actor, who plays DCI Gene Hunt on Life On Mars, has criticized the British TV industry.