Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Christopher Eccleston Life Story Interview…..
Christopher Eccleston is an English actor, who is known for his extensive television work, most notably portraying the Ninth Doctor in Doctor Who.
He has also appeared on stage and in films such as Let Him Have It, Shallow Grave, Jude, Elizabeth, Gone in 60 Seconds, The Others, 28 Days Later, The Seeker, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, and Thor: The Dark World.
The former Dr Who talks to Belfield about his new TV show called ‘The Accused’.
Chris tells Belfield about his travels to Indoesia after the Tsunami.
Eccleston was cast as John Lennon in a BBC production called Lennon Naked which aired in the UK on 23 June 2010, with Eccleston playing the title role, and Naoko Mori, who had previously appeared with him in Doctor Who, as Yoko Ono.
In November 2010, Eccleston starred in the first episode of BBC One anthology drama Accused. He won an International Emmy Award for his role. In May 2011, he starred as Joseph Bede in The Shadow Line, a seven-part television drama serial for BBC Two.
On 31 December 2011, Eccleston played the role of Pod Clock in an adaptation of Mary Norton’s children’s novel The Borrowers on BBC One. In July 2012, he starred in the political thriller Blackout on BBC One. In the same month, he starred as Creon in an adaptation of Antigone at the Royal National Theatre; his performance in the play was called “charismatic” and “intense”.
In 2013, Eccleston portrayed the villainous Malekith in Thor: The Dark World, the sequel to Thor and the eighth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
In 2014, he portrayed Reverend Matt Jamison on the HBO drama series The Leftovers.
Interview recorded by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio and the BBC 2011.