The tension will build between the characters and will keep viewers on the edge of their seats. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. The 57-year-old actor will head to Albert Square in a guest role for a handful of episodes in the coming weeks. Then a letter popped on the doorstep asking me to come to an audition for this new programme. It’s just fantastic what they’ve done.”.

Ex-Brookside star Paul Usher was yesterday "in bits" after his son mysteriously died on a ship..

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He got the Moving On call just before Christmas from LA Productions founder Colin McKeown, who he had previously worked with on Brookside. “When I came back to Britain after touring with the band for over a year, three shows a day, I didn’t want to pick up the guitar again. Now the Liverpool-born actor is ready to return to the job he once loved after filming a new role in his home city. Our.

(Paul acted alongside Samantha Janus and Mark Womack in series Liverpool 1), “I’d worked with a lot of the crew before and it was just like putting on an old pair of slippers,” he says.

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Brookside’s Paul Usher speaks exclusively to Ian Wylie about giving up fame – and then finding it again, From sunrise to sunset, get the big stories in the Echo newsletter. I never really did any interviews when I was on the telly,” he says.

Colleagues pay tribute as ex-Brookside star Paul Usher searches for answers after death of son James.

But there’s not going to be the opportunity for those people now. Paul did take part in BBC2 reality show Safari School, filmed in South Africa, but claims he deliberately engineered an early exit: “It was weird to see how much the so-called celebrities changed when the cameras were there because they knew they had to play the game and wanted to be liked. Hello, My Name is Paul Usher and I just wanted to take a moment to tell you about myself and what my mission is with A New Direction. But he later decided to seek a new life away from the cameras: “After finishing The Bill I did a job in the theatre which I didn’t enjoy at all and I became disillusioned with the whole thing. Liverpool transfer news and updates including the latest on Erling Haaland, Thiago Alcantara, David Alaba, Jadon Sancho, Diogo Jota and more.

I was the bass player in a band, working in local clubs. The dark storyline will take a few twists and turns before a big ending.

I’d had enough.

Paul agreed to play a “slightly dodgy” character called Dave alongside former Coronation Street star Reece Dinsdale in the drama series, created by Jimmy McGovern, which returns later this year. I don’t want to play that game. An American company hired us to play in schools over there, where we called ourselves The Union Jacks.

He is one of the stars in the third series of BBC1 daytime hit Moving On, Jimmy McGovern’s drama produced by Kirkdale-based LA Productions. He also has a son, James, 22, from his first marriage to Jane which ended in divorce 10 years ago.

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“It was fantastic to be back and has really whetted my appetite to do more, after falling out of love with it a bit.”, He adds: “It’s a number of years since I last visited the city centre and it’s a whole different place to what it used to be and so vibrant.

Now Paul is about to return to Rhodes, having also filmed a forthcoming tourist commercial for the island to attract visitors back after Greece’s recent economic problems. In 2019, he began appearing in BBC soap opera EastEnders as Danny Hardcastle. Like you, my family is very important to me. "It is only a for a short stint but they wanted to make sure they cast the right actor and they thought he was perfect for the role.".

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Paul will return to prime time TV for the first time since appearing on Brookside and The Bill. “I got voted off first – that was me out of the reality game. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Last year Paul married second wife Charlie, who was an assistant director on The Bill.

I think the most success you could have is what I’ve got at the moment, which is peace of mind.”, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. He met his wife at work Paul met his wife, Charlotte, while they both worked on The Bill and the pair got married in sunny Rhodes in 2010. Three auditions later, I’ve got the job and I’m on the telly in Brookside.

I don’t want to be a puppet.

“When I saw what they’d done to it, from what it used to be, I just thought, ‘What a load of rubbish.’ They were after short-term ratings, which is what happened at Channel 4. So I find all that a lot easier to deal with. Paul Usher is taking on an EastEnders role, Paul starred in the first and last episode of Brookside, Subscribe to Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror newspapers, Is Dot leaving EastEnders? I’ve had five years of anonymity now and I’ve loved every minute of it.”. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.

“When we started off on Brookside, the vast majority of people ended up going on to success doing stuff at other places.

Brookside legend Paul Usher has joined the cast of EastEnders. Scottish Police say he fell ill on a ship and was taken to hospital but passed away there. Paul was never one for the limelight, even at the height of his soap fame: “I couldn’t go anywhere or do anything. Now there are all these reality shows and TV personalities who will do anything to keep in the limelight. New EastEnders boss Kate Oates decided to hire Paul for the exciting new role. That doesn’t add up in my world.”. Get a daily email direct to your inbox with our newsletter.

“Walking around Liverpool now, I’m still getting recognised but it’s all good. Charlotte Usher: Children: 2: Paul Usher (born 20 April 1961) is an English actor. Paul became one of the most recognisable faces in the land, appearing in both the first and last episodes of Channel 4‘s Brookside, with breaks in between.

As a young man, Paul originally planned a career in music: “I was never interested in acting at school but had been in Z Cars when I was 16, playing a young gang member with just a couple of lines to say. So we ended up with Big Brother.”. What does Joe Biden need to become president - and when will we know the result?

Paul became a household name playing Barry Grant in the Channel 4 soap from 1982 until 1995.

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