Guardian interview: Bill Nighy: ‘I’m not in any trouble, everybody can relax’

The Guardian has a nice interview with Bill Nighy about Their Finest, but really also about his whole career, and about why he really doesn’t want to watch his own work. As in really really not.   And it’s getting harder,” he says, clearly warming to the subject. “In the old days, they’d say: ‘There’s … Read more

Bill Nighy is Inspector John Kildare in the Limehouse Golem

Bill Nighy in the Limehouse Golem

Something to look forward to: Bill Nighy plays Inspector John Kildare in a new crime drama The Limehouse Golem.

The Scottish Yard Inspector John Kildare (Bill Nighy), who is about to retire, is involved in the “Limehouse Golem” case. Four times, the mysterious killer has hit so far, without leaving usable traces for the police. Kildare accidentally stumbles over a hot trail and suddenly has four main suspects. John Cree (Sam Reid), one of the suspects, recently died under unexplained circumstances. His wife Elizabeth (Olivia Cooke), a well-known “Music Hall” actress, is accused of killing him.

The investigations leads Kildare into the dodgy milieu of the “Music Hall” scene. For Cree their star is one of the possible “Golem” suspects.

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Bill Nighy stars in Robin Hood tax campaign

More than 50 charities are supporting a UK campaign to levy a Tobin tax on transactions between financial institutions, which can be used to help fight poverty, protect public services and tackle climate change. The campaign will be launched today with an online promotional film written by Richard Curtis, the writer of Four Weddings and … Read more

Pirate radio – video clip and more stills and Bill Nighy on Pinter interview

Pirate Radio More video clips and still from Pirate Radio (The Boat That Rocked) have been released. One of the funniest scenes in the film is where The Count (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is about to say the F-word on radio for the very first time. Quentin, boss of Radio Rock isn’t too pleased about that: … Read more

Bill Nighy in Burke and Hare with John Cleese, Simon Pegg and Minnie Driver

Bill Nighy will star in a new black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school. It is uncertain what role Bill will play, but it won’t be one of the two murderous leads. Simon Pegg has been cast as one of them though. … Read more