Payday Loans
Anthony Andrews

  1. Lewis Collins, The Professionals, TV, 1977-1983.    More Upstairs and Downstairs than James Bond, Andrews was replaced after three days as Bodie, one of the agents of the UK’s terrorism-fighting CI5: Criminal Intelligence. Although playing an officer (of course), Andrews proved tough enough for the bomb disposal heroes of Danger UXB in 1979.
  2. Pierce Brosnan, Remington Steele, TV, 1982-1987.    He looked so good in his upper class TV tuxedos that Andrews was first chocie of Mary Tyler Moore’s company for the hero who didn’t exist.
  3. Edward Fox, Return From The River Kwai, 1988.    Edward replaced his two-years younger brother, James, as Major Benford. And so Andrews missed Hollywood director Andrew V McLaglen’s penultimate film - never released in the USA for legal reasons. (Nothing to do with the original River Kwai film, either).
  4. Jeremy Irons, Brideshead Revisited, TV, 1981.   When BBC producer Derek Granger asked Andrews to play Charles Ryder, he said no thank you - feel sure I’d make a better Sebastian Flyte. And so he did. After swopping roles with Irons

 

 

 





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