It has been announced that British actresses Sarah Parish and Sally Phillips will join David Tennant in the new feature film, ‘Fish without Bicycles’ created by Daisy Aitkens.
Sarah Parish, a very well-known face on British TV returns to work alongside David Tennant on this new project. Their other appearances together include the 2004 musical drama ‘Blackpool’, the stunning 2007 drama ‘Recovery’. Parish also appeared as Anna Rampton in the BBC mockumentary, ‘W1A’, narrated by Tennant.
Her other credits include Doctor Who where she was unrecognisable as a giant spider or the Empress of the Racnoss in the 2006 Christmas Special, ‘The Runaway Bride’ and BBC dramas such as ‘Merlin’ and ‘Atlantis’. Parish is also due to appear in the third and final series of Broadchurch, expected to air in 2017.
Sally Phillips is also no stranger to working with David Tennant following her appearance in the 2011 film, ‘The Decoy Bride’. Phillips also wrote the film alongside Neil Jaworski. Many will recognise this successful actress from her roles in all three Bridget Jones films and her role in Notting Hill. Her other credits also include the comedy series, ‘Miranda’, the US series ‘Veep’.
‘Fish Without Bicycles’ will star David Tennant as obnoxious Scot John along with other recently announced names, John Nettles and Gemma Jones. They join Lucy Punch, Faye Marsay, Nina Sosanya, Ingrid Oliver and Peter Davison.
About Fish Without Bicycles
The story surrounds a determined career woman as she fights for her idea of the perfect family. But being a lesbian won’t stop her, neither will being 40, but when her wayward girlfriend falls pregnant after a drunken one-night stand – she may have pause for thought. That she herself is pregnant can only make matters more complicated. She has 9 months to decide if family can really be this crowded.
This brand new feature is produced by Phin Glynn (Mad To Be Normal), Georgia Tennant (96 Ways to Say I Love You) and Harriet Hammond (Mad To Be Normal) for Bad Penny Productions. Director of Photography is John de Borman (Quartet).
Filming began in September 2016.