P125 Teletext 125 May 5 00:01:04  PEARSON SAYS: SEE  YOU FRIDAY! ———————— by Steve Absalom ————————————— TV star Neil Pearson is used to putting his acting reputation on the line. The man who started in television as a vicious skinhead in ITV's drama Oi For England all those years ago, has bounced around so many parts it is impossible to pin him down. He moved into comedy on Drop The Dead Donkey, then back to drama with Between The Lines with equal successN Now he's hoping for another winner with a new ITV sitcom See You Friday. ——————————————————————————————————1/4—— Poll: Has Eurovision had it on TV? 109 ALL THE FILMS ON ALL CHANNELS p117 Sean Bean TV Clips Brady News
P125 Teletext 125 May 5 00:01:01  PEARSON SAYS: SEE  YOU FRIDAY! ——————————————————————————————————————— It is a long time since Neil Pearson worked on a major project for ITV. His main body of work has been for C4 and the BBC. ITV chiefs are delighted to have his talents for their new sitcom See You Friday - and he's happy too. He says: "I did supporting roles years ago but nothing I wanted to make my ownN I've become known for playing toughies and no-goods but this character is honest and decent. I had to see if I could handle it!" ——————————————————————————————————2/4—— "It's a real love story" >>> MISSED A SOAP? CATCH UP NOW p118 Sean Bean TV Clips Brady News
P125 Teletext 125 May 5 00:10:01  PEARSON SAYS: SEE  YOU FRIDAY! ——————————————————————————————————————— Neil Pearson is happy to admit that his latest TV role is a bit of a true-love tale which is a real departure for him. He plays a man who falls hopelessly in love on holiday abroad and is desperate to keep the affair going on returning home. He says: "See You Friday is the oldest story in the world - about two people in love. But it has been rejuvenated in this series. As soon as I read the scripts they sent I knew I had to commit myself" ——————————————————————————————————3/4—— Poll: Has Eurovision had it on TV? 109 MISSED A SOAP? CATCH UP NOW p118 Sean Bean TV Clips Brady News
P125 Teletext 125 May 5 00:10:01  PEARSON SAYS: SEE  YOU FRIDAY! ——————————————————————————————————————— Fans of C4's Drop The Dead Donkey can rest easy - Neil Pearson is committed to the show for as long as it takes. He's hoping to juggle the series with his new sitcom See You Friday if it is a hit with viewers. He says: "Why should I leave, I still love doing Donkey. " d all do. 'f do one series every couple of years, so we can all go off and do other things and then get back together and have some fun." ——————————————————————————————————4/4—— See You Friday, ITV, May 9, 8.30pm MISSED A SOAP? CATCH UP NOW p118 Sean Bean TV Clips Brady News