At Home |
Davison was seen in the UK, in ITV's "At Home With The Braithwaites," which began on January 20, 2000, at 9 p.m. on Carlton/LWT in London and ran for six weeks. The following program description was given for the first episode: "At Home With the Braithwaites: Drama series which explores the hidden secrets lurking beneath the surface of an ordinary suburban family. Alison's family throw a surprise party for her 40th birthday. David attempts to have sex with his secretary in a supermarket car park. Alison decides not to tell her family about an event which will change their lives for ever." Davison plays quite an uncharacteristic role, that of David, the philandering husband. The series is about the Braithwaite family (of course). Wife Alison has won a £38 million lottery prize, but decides to keep the good news from her disfunctional family. In an interview in TV Times, Davison said about playing David: "I'm playing the father of teenage children. and I feel just great about it." David Braithwaite may be a mature role for Davison, but that doesn't stop him from baring more than we've seen before. "It's quite naughty," one viewer told us. "It's turning out to be quite watchable."|
"At Home With the Braithwaites" began its second series in January 2001. The program completed its eight-episode run on Feb. 22.
"At Home With The Braithwaites" is going to be aired in Canada.
Amanda Redman, who played Alison Braithwaite, has been nominated for a Best Actress BAFTA award for her work on Series One.
|Davison appeared as Inspector Christmas in the new series of Mrs. Bradley Mysteries. According to TV Guide: "Diana Rigg puts on her glamorous sleuthing hat to play writer Gladys Mitchell's astute heroine, Adela Bradley, in a new series of the Mrs. Bradley Mysteries. Ms. Rigg starred in a BBC Bradley drama last year with Neil Dudgeon. Now several Mrs. Bradley films will be shot with co-star Peter Davison as Inspector Christmas, a character created from several people in Mitchell's novels." The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries series aired in Australia in November 1999. It began in the UK in January 2000, showing on Sunday nights. It will be seen later this year in the US.
|Davison appeared in the first episode of the new Lenny Henry series on BBC One, "Hope & Glory," which debuted Tuesday, June 22, 1999, at 9:30 p.m. The series is set at a struggling secondary school, Hope Park School, and Davison played Neil Bruce, the headmaster.|
|The Verdict||Davison appeared in the new courtroom drama "Verdict" at 9 p.m., Friday, August 21, 1998, on ITV. It starred Peter as a man accused of rape. While chatting during the Hollywood Collectibles Show in Chicago recently, Peter revealed the outcome of his "trial." |
|Davison appeared in a London Weekend Television production of "Wuthering
Heights" as Joseph Lockwood. "Wuthering Heights" aired on Palm Sunday,
April 5, 1998, in the UK. It aired in the United States on PBS's Mobile Masterpiece Theater on Oct. 18, 1998. |
For more information on "Wuthering Heights," check out the WGBH web site.
Beginning Friday, Feb. 27, 1998, Davison appeared in a three-part presentation, aired in 30 minute episodes on successive weeks, called "Dear Nobody," on BBC2. It was a film aimed at young people, and was about teenage pregnancy. Davison played the
|Davison appeared Saturday, Jan. 24, 1998 on the BBC series "Jonathan Creek." He played the Rev. Stephen Claithorne. To quote the Radio Times : "The Reverend Stephen Claithorne seeks Maddy's help in solving the mystery of the murder of his mother-in-law, a horror writer, whose killer disappears before their very eyes -- on Halloween."|
For more information on "Jonathan Creek" check out Liane Broadley's site.
The Stalker's |
|"The Stalker's Apprentice," featuring Davison as Maurice Birt, aired on the Bravo cable channel in the UK, on Oct. 4, 1997, at 9 p.m. It was
shown on ITV on May 25, 1998. The program is a disturbing detective drama. DI Maurice Birt is in pursuit of a brutal serial killer, whose methods carry echoes of a case Birt handled early in his carreer.|
For more information on "The Stalker's Apprentice" check out Marcus Durham's news page.
|Cuts||On Dec. 31, 1996, Davison was seen on ITV in the UK in "Cuts" a comedy about television production. He played Henry Babbacombe, a naive writer and part-time university lecturer, drawn into the bizarre operations of a failing television production company.|
For more information on "Cuts" check out my review of the film.
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