ITV’s adaptation of Len Deighton’s 1962 spy novel The Ipcress File is finally here.
Set in 1960s Berlin and London, the “suspenseful and atmospheric” spy thriller stars Joe Cole from Peaky Blinders and Lucy Boynton from Bohemian Rhapsody.
Who stars in The IpPress File?
Joe Cole as Harry Palmer
Joseph Michael Cole is a 32-year-old English actor from Kingston, London.
He is best known for Luke in Skins, Tommy in Offender, John Shelby in Peaky Blinders, Marzin and Beckwith in Secret In Their Eyes, Reece in Green Room, and Billy Moore in A Prayer Before Dawn.
He also appeared in a Season 4 episode of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror and received a Bafta nomination for Best Actor.
In the ITV drama The Ipcress File he plays Harry Palmer – previously played by Michael Caine in the 1965 film – the sergeant and main protagonist of the British Army.
Lucy Boynton as Jean
Lucy Boynton is a 27-year-old British-American actress.
She made her professional debut as a young Beatrix Potter in Miss Potter (2006).
The actress gained critical acclaim for her role as Mary Austin in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), which also received a number of awards and was a box office success.
Lucy will play Jean Courtney, Harry Palmer’s love interest.
Tom Hollander as Major Dalby
Thomas Anthony Hollander is a 54-year-old English actor.
He began his career in theater where he won the Ian Charleson Award in 1992 for his performance as Witwoud in The Way Of The World.
He is best known for his role in About Time and played Cutler Beckett in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
He has also appeared in Bohemian Rhapsody, as well as Enigma, Pride & Prejudice, Gosford Park and Hanna.
In 2019 he played a husband whose wife wants to leave him in the BBC drama Us.
Ashley Thomas as Maddox
Ashley Thomas, also known by his stage name Bashy, is a 36-year-old English musician and actor from Kensal Rise, London.
He attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts, which led to his current success.
He is best known for his song Black Boys, which he released in 2007.
He appeared as Isaac Carter in 24: Legacy and played Jermaine in Top Boy.
In 2021 he starred in the TV series Them and in The Ipcress File he plays Maddox.
Joshua James as Chico
Joshua James is an American singer-songwriter and actor who was born in Lincoln, Nebraska.
He is best known for Criminal (2016), Darkest Hour (2017) and No Love Lost (2013).
His original digital release of The Sun Is Always Brighter on iTunes reached #1 on the service’s 2007 Folk Albums chart
David Dencik as Colonel Stok
David Sebastian Dencik is a 47-year-old Danish-Swedish actor.
He is best known for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) and The Homesman (2014).
In 2021 he appeared in the Bond film No Time to Die as villain Valdo Obruchev.
In 2012 he married his wife, actress Sofie Dencik.
Tom Vaughan Lawlor as Cathcart
Tom Vaughan-Lawlor is a 44-year-old Irish actor.
He is best known for his roles as Ebony Maw in Avengers: Infinity War and its sequel Avengers: Endgame.
He currently resides in Whitstable with his wife Claire Cox, who is an actress, and their son.
When is The Ipcress File on ITV?
The Ipcress file premieres on ITV TONIGHT at 9pm on ITV.
Filming began in Liverpool and Croatia in early 2021.
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