Sally Phillips & Sarah Parish Join David Tennant In Fish Without Bicycles
Sally Phillips and Sarah Parish are the latest additions to sign up for David Tennant's latest film project, the Daisy Aitkens' romantic comedy, Fish Without Bicycles.
Sally's work includes British comedy classics Alan Partridge, Miranda and Smack The Pony, she has also appeared on the big screen in Notting Hill and starred alongside Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth in all three Bridget Jones Movies; the latest of which is still in Cinemas.
Sarah is a huge star of British drama including The Pillars of the Earth, Peak Practice, Blackpool, Hearts and Bones, Cutting It, Doctor Who, Mistresses, Merlin and Recovery. She has also starred in many films including The Holiday and Wedding Date.
Fish Without Bicycles is written and directed by Daisy and produced by Bad Penny Productions. It tells the story of two women’s differing experiences with pregnancy. One is a 40-year-old magistrate, the other a carefree party girl. The twist is that they are in a relationship with each other.
David will be taking on the role of the couple’s neighbour John, an obnoxious Scot, who is responsible for one of the pregnancies.
Talking of the project he said: "Daisy Aitkens has written a brilliant, funny, surprising and moving script and I am delighted that she has asked me to be in her first feature - as she is clearly going to be making many many more and I want to be in all of them. And I am very pleased to be working with Bad Penny again, a company that represents all that is good and exciting in young British filmmaking."
The film will be a family affair with David's wife Georgia acting as a producer alongside Mad To Be Normal's Phin Glynn and Harriet Hammond and Georgia's father Peter Davison also on the cast.
Other confirmed cast include Lucy Punch, Faye Marsay, John Nettles, Gemma Jones, Nina Sosanya, Ingrid Oliver, Lucy Glynn and Adam Paul Harvey.