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.