Welcome to Holliday Grainger Fan, your best source for everything on Holliday Grainger. You may know her best for her role as Lucrezia Borgia on the Showtime show 'The Borgias', eventhough you may have seen her in corsets a lot her most recent projects have left that out! This site aims to update you with all the latest news on Holly's career. Enjoy your stay and hopefully came back! For any question or doubt e-mail us here
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  admin   —     October 13, 2019

2020 will be a blast! The Capture was renewed for a brand new season, and there’s already hints on the fate of the characters! See below:

THE CAPTURE came to a nail-biting close earlier in the week as the fate of Shaun Emery was finally revealed and now series writer Ben Chanan has hinted at a huge shake up if a second series was commissioned.

Shaun Emery’s (played by Callum Turner) story came to a dramatic conclusion in the series finale of The Capture earlier this week. After being blackmailed by both American and British intelligence operatives, Shaun took the blame for Hannah Roberts’ (Laura Haddock) death.

Now, show writer Ben Chanan has hinted this could be the end for Shaun even if the series is commissioned for a second series.

The Capture writer has admitted he believes the solider wouldn’t return in future episodes.

When asked about a second season, Ben teased: “I mean, never say never.

“I don’t know yet,” he added, before saying ahead of transmission: “We’ll see how we feel at the end of it.”

So, if there is another plot line transpiring from the concluding chapter or an interest from viewers for another season, will Ben delve into the world of miscommunication once more?

Historically, drama’s both in the realm of television and film don’t tend to get sequels or follow-ups unless there is an idea better than the original to be explored.

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  admin   —     September 14, 2019

Holliday Grainger is having a massive moment right now in BBC show The Capture. But the actor has impressed us in everything from period dramas to fairytale retellings. Here are six of her best roles…

Holliday Grainger is currently confusing the whole nation in her new BBC surveillance thriller, The Capture. She plays the ambitious and curious DI Rachel Carey, who’s trying to solve a kidnapping case in a world of false news and fake evidence. If you haven’t even watched the first episode yet, you should probably catch up (no pressure).

The show’s success has got the internet asking: who is Holliday Grainger? And what TV shows and films has Grainger been in before?

We’re predicting big things for the Manchester-born actor, especially after her refreshingly raw performance in this year’s indie hit film Animals. So we decided to take a look back at all the shows and films that she’s absolutely nailed her roles in.

Great Expectations 2012

Like many before her, Grainger’s breakthrough role was thanks to an adaptation of a Charles Dickens’ book. Starring alongside Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph Fiennes, she played Estella in Great Expectations, which she has described as being her perfect role.

“In the novel you never see it from Estella’s point of view, throughout it’s like you’re watching her. And so it’s only really at the end that you figure out exactly why she’s become who she is,” she told the Irish Independent.

“It’s such a complex history of emotional damage really, and that kind of fascinates me. It’s such a deep level of hurt and anger and how she’s managed to restrain that and still maintain that kind of composure, I’ve always found her fascinating.”

Cinderella 2012

Grainger’s next big film role came in 2015’s Cinderella as one of the step sisters, Anastasia, alongside actors Cate Blanchett and Lily James.

“I’ve had a lot of fun in my posh period bitchy corsets,” she told What’s On TV, talking about the role. “I enjoy playing the slightly haughty, flirty bitches. It’s an outlet for something I don’t like to be in real life.”

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  admin   —     September 12, 2019

As previously announced by us via our twitter, Holliday made a new feature on Radio Times to promote The Capture. Find the article and a photoshoot outtake on our gallery:

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PHOTOSHOOTS & PORTRAITS – 2019 – 010. RADIO TIMES

MAGAZINE SCANS – 2019 – AUGUST 31: RADIO TIMES

  admin   —     September 12, 2019

AGC Studios is launching sales on and co-producing Twisting My Melon, a music biopic of Shaun Ryder, frontman for UK band the Happy Mondays.

Jack O’Connell (Unbroken), and Jason Isaacs (Hotel Mumbai) are in advanced negotiations to star as Ryder and his father, Derek Ryder, respectively. Also in discussions to join are Holliday Grainger (Patrick Melrose) as Ryder’s girlfriend and Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything) as his long-suffering mum.
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  admin   —     August 22, 2019

According to BBC Media Center, The Capture will premiere on September 3rd at 9pm on BBC ONE. We cannot wait to see this brand new tv series full of mysteries and this new role for Holliday! Thank you to FarFarAway for the donation. Enjoy brand new photos from this production:

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TV PRODUCTIONS – THE CAPTURE (2019) – EPISODE STILLS

When soldier Shaun Emery’s (Turner) conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned because of flawed video evidence, he returns to life as a free man with his young daughter. But when damning CCTV footage from a night out in London comes to light, Shaun’s life takes a shocking turn and he must soon fight for his freedom once again.

With newly promoted DI Rachel Carey (Grainger) drafted in to investigate Shaun’s case, she quickly learns that the truth can sometimes be a matter of perspective. Should she trust Shaun Emery?

The Capture is a six-part thriller that looks at a troubling world of fake news and the extraordinary capabilities of the intelligence services. In this ‘post-truth era’, can we really believe what we see?

  admin   —     July 16, 2019

The actress, 31, on mind reading on the Tube and playing a hard-partying Dubliner in new film Animals

How was it filming all the drinking scenes in animals? there are a lot of them!

Yes, there are. We were drinking a lot of apple juice so there were sugar highs. It’s kind of interesting to track that continuity of drunkenness. You’ve just got to remember what it feels like.

Were you inspired by any of your friends, naming no names?

Definitely. It’s all from aspects of every friendship I have or from people I see.

What kind of party person are you?

Obviously I’ve been through my stages, my blowout stage — haven’t we all? — but I’m pretty good now. One thing about getting older is hangovers are harder. And you’ve got to have a lot of stamina when you’re on a shoot. I can’t burn the candle at both ends like I used to.
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