Stephen Graham: ‘The Irishman was my Champions League final’
The British actor reflects on a year in which he was ‘everywhere’, from gritty TV drama The Virtues to Martin Scorsese’s starry gangster epicMerseyside-born Stephen Graham, 46, discovered acting aged eight, before joining Liverpool’s Everyman youth theatre in his teens.
His breakthrough role was his Bafta-nominated performance as skinhead Combo in Shane Meadows’s This Is England.
He now plays Jacob Marley in the BBC’s new adaptation of A Christmas Carol.Was A Christmas Carol a story that already meant something to you?I watched the film with my nanna when I was 10 – the black-and-white one with Alastair Sim as Scrooge – and remember thinking what a brilliant,
Read full article